Test Complex Modernization Director
Mark Bymaster is the NAS Test Complex Modernization Director, supporting the growing hypersonic and nuclear modernization investments at AEDC.
Mark has 30 years of experience at AEDC in a number of roles, including as a test customer while working as a Test Development Engineer at GE Aircraft Engines for 10 years. He has also served as a lead test operations engineer, a section manager for Aeropropulsion Test Operations, Deputy Branch Manager for base-wide Test Operations, and Branch Manager for Aeropropulsion Products under a previous AEDC operating contractor. Mark also served in the role of integration manager for the Hypersonic Test and Evaluation Investment Portfolio for a small business supporting AEDC. He most recently served as the Performance Assurance Director, where he led the departments of Safety, Health, and Environmental; Security; Continuous Improvement; Quality; and Hypersonic Investments.
Mark is a graduate of Purdue University, as well as a certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional, an instrument certified commercial pilot, and a certified airframe and powerplant mechanic.