Born in Buffalo, New York to Samuel William and Sarah Statler.
Receives a B.S. in aeronautical engineering and a Bachelor of Science in engineering mathematics from the University of Michigan.
Becomes a research engineer in the Flight Research Department at Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory (now Calspan) in Buffalo, New York.
Marries Renée Roll Statler.
Becomes a principal engineer at the Flight Research Department of the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory.
Receives a Doctor of Philosophy in aeronautics and mathematics from the California Institute of Technology.
Becomes assistant head of the Aeromechanics Department of the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory.
Appointed head of the Applied Mechanics Department of the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory.
Becomes senior staff scientist in the Aerosciences Division of the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory.
Becomes a research scientist at the U.S. Army Air Mobility Research and Development Laboratory in Moffett Field, California.
Appointed director of the Aeromechanics Laboratory of the U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command’s Research and Technology Laboratories.
Writes “Aviation Performance Measuring System (APMS),” becomes director of the Advisory Group for Aerospace R&D (AGARD) of NATO in 1985.
Becomes a principal engineer at the NASA Ames Research Center.
Appointed chief of the Aerospace Human Factors Research Division of the NASA Ames Research Center.
Becomes project manager of the Aviation Performance Measuring System of NASA.
Becomes level 3 lead of data analysis tool development and intramural monitoring of the Aviation Safety and Security Program of NASA.
Becomes level 3 lead of aviation system monitoring and modeling of the Aviation Safety and Security Program of NASA.
Authors “Distributed National FQQA Program.”
Becomes Associate Emeritus of the NASA Ames Research Center.
Receives the Wesley L. McDonald Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award.