Igor Pasternak is one of the world’s leading experts in the design and construction of FAA-certified airships. He has developed extensive experience in program and project management, as well as in the R&D, design, system integration, manufacturing, testing, and certification activities. Pasternak is the architect of the Aeroscraft, the world’s first rigid-hull, variable-buoyancy air vehicle with true vertical take-off and landing capability at maximum payload while operating without external ballast.