Carr graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, and he also holds an M.S. in Aviation Human Factors, as well as a law degree. Prior to Garmin, Carr was a senior engineering test pilot at Beech Aircraft and Raytheon Aircraft in Wichita. With more than 42 years of experience as a test pilot, Carr has served at Garmin for the past 17 years, having worked on certification for the G1000 and G5000 integrated flight decks, the GFC 700 autopilot, Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT) and Garmin’s Electronic Stability and Protection (ESP). His flight experience spans 192 different aircraft types ranging from gliders to four-engine jets with more than 12,000 hours as pilot-in-command (PIC) and more than 5,000 hours logged in the conduct of experimental flight tests.