Bennett was born July 29, 1937, and grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He received a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arkansas in June 1959; staying on at Arkansas, he received an MS in Engineering Mechanics two years later, while also teaching statics, dynamics and mechanics of materials.
Lean more about Dick in Society Update pages in Vertiflite, July/August 2022 magazine by Vertical Flight Society.
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