Craig E. Heathco

Craig E. Heathco, P.E.

Senior Consultant

Mr. Craig Heathco is a mechanical engineer and Consultant with ESi.  He has over 40 years of experience in gas turbine design and development that encompasses aviation, industrial, marine, and advanced military markets. He has successfully taken a broad range of commercial and military programs from initial concept through development and into production, which includes technical responsibility for their field support and safety of operation. His gas turbine experience extends from 40 horsepower auxiliary power units up to 10 megawatt propulsion systems with a diversity of applications from stationary power generation to supersonic flight. Mr. Heathco is a long standing member of the American Helicopter Society and has authored and presented several professional papers on gas turbine design. He holds multiple gas turbine technology patents.


  • Advanced Technology for Turboshaft Engines, AHS Propulsions Specialists Meeting, October 2003
  • CR601-K9 Gas Turbine Development, 13th Symposium on Industrial Applicatins of Gas Turbine Engines, October 1999
  • Tilt Rotor Requirements on Engine Design and Qualification, AHS Technical Specialists Meeting, September 1989
  • Installation Requirements for Small Gas Turbine Engines, ASME Bejing Exposition, September 1985

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