Aaron Whitson

Principal Software Engineer at Bell Flight

Aaron Whitson has extensive work experience in the field of engineering and software development. Aaron started their career in 2001 as a Co-Owner at Semetech, where they were responsible for developing technical strategies and providing support for various software and network systems. In 2006, they joined Bell Flight as an Engineering Specialist and later took on the role of Sr. Engineering Specialist. In these positions, Aaron built and deployed advanced flight training simulators for government clients, reducing technical debt and implementing cost-effective solutions. Currently, they work as a Principal Software Engineer at Bell Flight, leading a team in the development of flight simulators and partnering with cross-functional professionals to secure contracts. Aaron has a strong background in software development, system maintenance, and proposal estimates.

Aaron Whitson has a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering from Southern Methodist University, which they obtained from 2007 to 2009. Prior to that, they earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington between 2003 and 2005. Aaron also attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1999 to 2001, where they studied Biomedical Engineering. However, there is no information available regarding the degree obtained during this time.



  • Principal Software Engineer

    September, 2019 - present

  • Sr. Engineering Specialist

    October, 2017

  • Engineering Specialist | Junior Engineer

    January, 2006