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Richard Beebe IIRichard Beebe II
Rick Beebe is an instrument rated pilot who's flown over 120 Young Eagles. He is Secretary and webmaster of EAA Chapter 27 in Meriden Connecticut. He was the newsletter editor for 11 years and has received the Chapter's President's Award twice. He flies a 2001 Glasair GlaStar.
Rick is an advocate for alternate energy and an avid proponent of electric vehicles. He has two electric vehicles and a plug-in hybrid all of which are charged from solar panels on his house. He's done a presentation about electric vehicles, including electric aircraft, for several area groups.
He recently concluded a 27-year career in IT at Yale University where he helped oversee the growth of campus network from 10 to well over 100,000 devices. He’s now a consultant helping other organizations with network and Internet services.