Chief Technical Pilot, United Airlines
Captain Rocky Stone is the Chief Technical Pilot for United Airlines. Rocky currently flies as a Boeing 777 Captain. He has previous experience at United flying the B727, B737, B757, and B767. Prior to joining United, Rocky was an experimental test pilot in the US Air Force, with pilot assignments in the F-15, T-38, A-7, and F-4. Rocky earned his B.S. degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Systems Management from the Univ. of Southern California. Rocky is the co-chair of RTCA Special Committee-186, responsible for developing technical and operational standards for Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B). Rocky also chairs the meteorology sub-group of RTCA Special Committee-206 on Aeronautical Information Services and Flight Information Services Data Link.