Five on the Fly

Five on the Fly: Daniel Cheung

Five on the Fly: Daniel Cheung

WHO: Daniel Cheung COMPANY: Aviation Tax Consultants POSITION: CPA, Aviation Tax Planning Expert HOMEBASE: Columbus, Indiana and Scottsdale, Arizona (SDL) 1. What does Aviation Tax Consultants do and what is your role? ATC works with business aircraft owners to structure their ownership to be tax efficient and at the same time compliant with federal and state tax laws Read More

Five on the Fly: Samantha Lohse

WHO: Samantha Lohse POSITION: Senior Program Manager HOMEBASE: White Plains, NY 1. Can you summarize the history and mission of Corporate Angel Network (CAN)? Corporate Angel Network arranges free travel on business aircraft for cancer patients traveling to and from treatment. Established in 1981, Corporate Angel Network has arranged more than 60,000 flights and continues to Read More

Five on the Fly: Matt Stringfellow

Five on the Fly: Matt Stringfellow

WHO: Matt Stringfellow POSITION: Managing Partner HOMEBASE: Chicago Executive Airport (Old Palwaukee, KPWK) RATINGS: ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI 1. Can you describe your introduction to general aviation?   I took my first flight when I was 13; it was a tour of Boulder, CO, where I grew up. From there, I was hooked and used the money Read More

Five on the Fly: Dick Knapinski

Five on the Fly: Dick Knapinski

WHO: Dick Knapinski POSITION: EAA Director of Communications HOMEBASE: Oshkosh, Wisconsin RATINGS: Private Pilot Certificate 1. Can you describe your current role and responsibilities with EAA?    As director of communications, my role is developing and distributing EAA’s messaging to external parties, which is a very long list. Along with our 220,000 members, there is the Read More

Five on the Fly: Patty Wagstaff

Five on the Fly: Patty Wagstaff

WHO: Patty Wagstaff POSITION: President, Patty Wagstaff Airshows Inc., Manager, Patty Wagstaff Aviation Safety, LLC HOMEBASE: St. Augustine, Florida RATINGS: ASEL, ASES, AMEL, Commercial/Instrument, CFII, Commercial Rotorcraft; Type Ratings in G-TBM, L-39, T-28 and Tucano HOURS: 11,500  1. Can you walk us through a typical week in the life of Patty Wagstaff?    My primary job is operating an aerobatic school Read More