The Continental Copters JC-1 Jet-Cat was an agricultural helicopter developed in the United States in the 1970s. Following the success that Continental Copters had enjoyed in converting Bell 47 airframes into specialized agricultural machines as the El Tomcat, the firm embarked on a project of creating a turbine-powered equivalent by converting a Bell 206. Like the El Tomcat, the Jet-Cat was to be only a single-seat aircraft with a fuselage radically reconfigured from its original design; the Jet-Cat was equipped to carry slung loads. Work began in 1976, but was soon interrupted in favour of a similar project to transform a Bell 204. Development of the Jet-Cat resumed the following year, the aircraft made its first flight early in 1978. Shortly thereafter, Continental Copters ceased no further development took place. Taylor, Michael J. H.. Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. P. 263. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1980-81. London: Studio Editions. P. 133
David W. Nelms is an American businessman and the former CEO of Discover Financial. David Nelms grew up in St. Petersburg and graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in mechanical engineering. Nelms went on to study at Harvard Business School and graduated with his MBA in 1987. David Nelms was the Chief Executive Officer of Discover Financial from 2004 – September 30, 2018. Nelms was named chairman of the board in 2009 and as of October 1, 2018, was the Executive Chair of the board of directors, he joined Discover as president and COO in 1998. From 1991-1998, Nelms served as an executive for MBNA. From 1990 to 1991, he worked for Progressive Insurance as a senior product manager. From 1986 to 1990, he was a management consultant at Company. Before attending Harvard Business School, Nelms was an assembly line supervisor at General Electric; as of 2018, Nelms served on the Board of Directors for the Federal Reserve Board of Chicago and CDW Corporation. Nelms and his wife, Daryl Nelms, married in 1981.
They have three sons. Official profile on Forbes.com