- Adjunct Assistant Professor
- Micheal.Cloyd@erau.edu Email
- Department of Graduate Studies
- Worldwide College of Aeronautics
Personal Data: Mr. Cloyd is an adjunct professor who teaches Aeronautical Sciences courses. He began teaching at Embry-Riddle as an adjunct in 2014.
Education: Mr. Cloyd earned a dual bachelor degree in Business Administration and Occupational Education from Wayland Baptist University in 1999. He went on to earn a master’s degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 2011
Experience: Mr. Cloyd spent four years in the Oklahoma Army National Guard and twenty one years in the United States Air Force in munitions maintenance, ICBM maintenance, and operational test and evaluation. He served in both enlisted and officer ranks supporting various fighter, helicopter, AWACS, and transport aircraft. Mr. Cloyd taught and developed Munitions Maintenance Technical School courses in the USAF; accredited under the Community College of the Air Force for four years. After retiring from the Air Force, he initially worked as a USAF contractor for Jacob's Technology planning, executing, and reporting developmental and operational test for F-15 C/D/E Operational Flight Program and hardware upgrades to include SATCOM and AESA radar. He later transitioned to Acquisition Sustainment, Test, and Logistics, supporting new weapons development and fielding. He currently works as a government contractor with Survice Engineering at the USAF SEEK EAGLE Office (AFSEO) as a Project Manager. In this role, he brings together the rationale from various engineering disciplines into a flight clearance and stores limitations sheets allowing carriage and employment of new stores or mixed loads on fighter aircraft;
Other Interests: Mr. Cloyd and his wife have two children, both of whom have served or still serve in the US military. He is an avid reader and a stained glass hobbyist who likes to produce unique stained glass with led back-lighting.
- M.A.S. - Master of Aeronautical Science in Aeronautical Science: Space Studies, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University