Five on the Fly

Five on the Fly

Above Featured Image: Carl Wolf (left) with James Lovell, commander of the Apollo 13 WHO: Carl Wolf, Garmin International Homebase: Olathe, KS POSITION: Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Aviation Business Segment RATINGS: ATP, single and multi-engine land HOURS:5,000+ If you’ve worked in the business aviation industry for a few decades, chances are you know Carl Wolf. With a work ethic and energy bordering Read More

Five on the Fly

Five on the Fly

WHO: Lynn Nichols Homebase: Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport Wichita, KS POSITION: Chairman/CEO of Yingling Aviation, a 71-year-old company Board Member, Doc’s Friends and GAMA RATINGS: Private, Multi-Engine, Instrument 1. Can you summarize Yingling’s history serving the aviation community? Where do you envision the company going in the future? Since 1946, Yingling Aviation has provided Read More

Five on the Fly

Five on the Fly

Some of the volunteer members of the PALS Sky Hope disaster relief team assembled during the recent efforts following Hurricane Harvey. WHO: Robin Eissler WHERE: Georgetown, Texas POSITION: COO of jetAVIVA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Founder and Program Director PALS Sky Hope Disaster Relief Program Private Pilot 1. You’ve been in aircraft sales for more than 20 years. Can Read More

General Aviation Answers the Call

Earlier this year, in a matter of just four weeks, three record-breaking hurricanes pummeled the United States and Caribbean. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced, cut from power sources and left with unrecognizable homes and neighborhoods. Conditions in some areas were referred to as “apocalyptic.” As the world watched these disasters unfold from afar, Read More

Five on the Fly

Five on the Fly

WHO: Bart Jones WHERE: Vero Beach, FL POSITION: Piper Aircraft Chief Pilot, Senior Manager of Production Flight Test CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Ratings: Seaplane, Tailwheel, Single-Engine Commercial and Multi-Engine ATP Hours: 10,000+ 1. You’ve been at Piper more than 28 years. Can you describe your start at the company? I was hired into the training department in Read More