Peter worked at Area 51 as a Lockheed thermodynamics engineer associated with A-12 and the U-2 in Burbank and Palmdale. His career included the M-21, D-21, YF-12A, SR-71, F-117A, Have Blue, and Senior High , all requiring boots on the ground at Groom Lake. He worked for Lockheed as an engineer for 42.5 years, 40 years of it being at the Skunk Works which included his being the thermodynamics department manager for final 20 years. Peter retired in 2001.Pete has made significant efforts to share the historical legacy of this aviation era. Some of his presentations can be seen at this link.