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Richard Varvill


CTO & Chief Engineer

Richard is ‘chief engineering’ SABRE and its demonstrator. He oversees all technology development and patenting activities.

Richard is a founding Director of Reaction Engines Ltd.

Richard began his career with Rolls-Royce Military Engine Division working on advanced gas turbine concepts (EJ200, Hybrid Fan Vectored Thrust Engine and ACME) and prior to founding Reaction Engines, was responsible for engine design work on the RB545 air-breathing rocket engines and winged launcher studies for the European Space Agency.