Prof. Poteat featured in new book on Area 51
Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2011
IWP Professor Gene Poteat is featured in a new book by Annie Jacobsen entitled AREA 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base.
Prof. Poteat is an electrical engineer and physicist, and his career in intelligence included work with U-2 and SR-71 class of aircraft and various space and naval reconnaissance systems. Area 51 is where the U-2 spy plane was created, and in the book, Prof. Poteat also describes the creation of a pilotless aircraft which was developed at this military base.