Louis Bellott is a mechanical engineer who has specializes in the area of aircraft structural analysis and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aircraft certification. Louis has a PhD in mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. Louis is a Designated Engineering Representative (DER) delegated by the FAA, since 1998. Louis has over 30 years’ experience as an engineer in the aviation field working on military and civil aircraft with Texas Instruments (now a division of Raytheon), Bell Helicopter, Lockheed Martin, and the FAA. Louis has successfully run his own consulting business since 1999 and has worked with over a hundred different companies designing and analyzing aircraft repairs, modifications, and the certification of new products.