Five on the Fly

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

Five on the Fly

Five on the Fly

WHO: Dr. Shelly deZevallos WHERE: Houston, Texas POSITION: President of West Houston Airport / Principal at Independent Mortgage Company CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: NBAA Board Member / Founding Member and President of Texans for General Aviation Ratings: Glider, SEL, MEL, IFR, Commercial Hours: 4,000+ 1. As a third-generation pilot, aviation is in your blood. How does aviation play a role Read More

Jet Journal: Five on the Fly

Jet Journal: Five on the Fly

WHO: Deon Mitton WHERE: Los Angeles, California POSITION: Director of service reliability engineering at Sony PlayStation, Aviation photographer CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Commercial land / seaplane, Private pilot helicopter, Tailwheel 1. When did you first enter the aerial photography scene? I started in 1993 as soon as I earned my pilot’s license. Photography has always been a passion of mine and once Read More

Jet Journal: Five on the Fly

Jet Journal: Five on the Fly

WHO: Andrew Broom WHERE: Greensboro, North Carolina POSITION: Executive Director of the Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Senior Marketing and Communications Roles at Honda Aircraft Company, AOPA, Hawker Beechcraft, Eclipse and GAMA 1. Can you tell us how the Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association (CJP) got started? CJP formed nine years Read More

Five on the Fly

Five on the Fly

WHO: Matt Younkin WHERE: Siloam Springs, Arkansas QUALIFICATIONS: Air Show Performer, 20-30 Shows / Year, Proficient in More Than 80 Types of Aircraft, 5,000 Hours 1. What led to your career in aerobatics? I’m a third-generation pilot and my dad was a renowned air show performer – flying in shows for more than 20 years. And though I’ve been Read More