Nicholas BENTLEY - biography
I am a self-employed designer, craftsman, artist,
and engineer working in Provence in the south of France.
I design and make custom
furniture, design and build specialist, electronic, clocks,
and sculpt the local vultures.
Some of my other interests are; reading philosophy
and science,study of intellectual property, jogging, opera.
My earlier work included:
1978 – 1992
BRITISH AIRWAYS PLC
Principal Simulator Development Engineer
Supervised a group
of engineers developing and modifying flight simulators. This included
simulator hardware, computer systems, visual systems, system software
and real time simulation software. Responsibility for engineering
acceptance testing of new multi-million pound flight simulators.
Formulated new ideas
for simulator documentation standards and presented them to the
IATA Flight Simulator Working
Group at their international gathering in New Orleans. Supported
an international working group established to define and implement
Designed and managed
an Ethernet local area network.
1974- 1978 MARCONI
Chiefly testing and
repair of high power H.F. communications transmitters including
digital control circuits and some work on television cameras and