Paul Draper


Engine Panel - Paul Draper

Repair Station Manager & Director of Maintenance/Roush Aviation

If it flies, Paul knows about it. Paul has been with Roush Aviation for 18 years and manages Roush Aviation’s Merlin Engine Repair Station. This is no easy task as the complexity to repair these engines properly takes creating engineering solutions and a robust relationship with the FAA to keep these warbirds flying proud. Paul has a degree in Mechanical Engineering, is an FAA Designated Engineering Representative, a Designated Airworthiness Representative, an Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic with Inspection Authorization, a Commercial Pilot type rated on the B-25 Mitchell and holds an Experimental Authorization for the P-51 Mustang.