The past, present and future of flight: Q & A with Professor David Zingg

his story is the first of a three-part series on the University of Toronto’s Institute for Aerospace Studies, produced over the winter and spring of 2016.

From the rise of drones to the push for greener planes, the world of aeronautics and space has changed dramatically in the past decade, and Professor David Zingg has had a front-row seat. Zingg is celebrating 10 years as Director of the University of Toronto’s Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), and has spent more than 25 summers conducting collaborative research at the NASA’s Ames Research Center in California. As he nears the end of his term at UTIAS, he sat down with writer Tyler Irving for a chat about the past, present and future of aerospace research and education at U of T.  Full story…