Lisa Turner is an aerospace manufacturing engineer with MOOG Components Group, in Murphy, North Carolina. As a licensed general contractor and former home inspector, she writes how-to articles covering home energy tips and tricks, maintenance advice, and creative ways to save time and money around your home.
Lisa is most comfortable with either a wrench or a dry erase marker in her hand. From creating new products to delivering the basics of aircraft building, Lisa exudes energy and enthusiasm. She's the first woman in the world to build and test fly a Pulsar XP, a two place 170MPH composite aircraft. In 1975 she started her own bicycle repair and sales shop. She's started four successful businesses.
Lisa lives a dual life:she's worked for 3 major U.S. corporations at the executive level; she's earned a 50 ton coast guard captain's license, a private pilot license, an FAA airframe and powerplant license (A & P), FAA Instructor certification, and EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) Technical Counselor and Flight Advisor status.
Lisa teaches at the university master's level and writes non-fiction adventure, how to articles for her web sites, and has been published and quoted in Kitplanes, Sport Aviation, The Palm Beach Post, AOPA Pilot, HR Magazine, and South Florida Business Journal.