Five on the Fly

Five on the Fly: Rob Wells

Five on the Fly: Rob Wells

Above Featured Image: Brazilian Kodiak dealer Jim Cable pictured with Rob Wells. WHO: Rob Wells  Homebase: Sandpoint, Idaho / Seattle, WA POSITION: CEO of  Quest Aircraft RATINGS:  ATP with multiple turboprop (including Starship!) and jet type ratings HOURS: 8,000+ 1. You have dedicated more than four decades to business aviation. What aspects about the industry have you Read More

Charlie Precourt

Charlie Precourt

  WHO: Charlie Precourt Colonel, USAF, Ret. NASA Astronaut (former) Four Space Shuttle Missions Shuttle Commander (STS-84 & STS-91) Homebase: Salt Lake City, Utah POSITIONS: VP and GM, Propulsion Systems Orbital ATK Chairman, EAA Safety Committee Chairman, Citation Jet Pilot Safety Committee RATINGS: Instrument Commercial Multi-Engine CFI Various Experimental Authorizations HOURS: 11,000+ 1. Many of your contributions to general aviation center on safety education and improving best Read More

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