Michael has over 35 years of aviation experience since graduating from Vincennes University with an AS Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology. He currently serves as a member of the SATT safety committee, and has served on various other committees within the school.
Some of Michael's past experience includes DOM for Part 135 Charter / freight operations, and as a Lead Technician, and Quality Assurance Inspector with Bombardier Aviation Services.
Certifications: FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, Inspection Authorization, Private Pilot SEL.
Other courses and schools he has attended:
CAE - Embraer Phenom - Initial Maintenance Training.
Flight Safety - Gulfstream GIV Initial. Beechcraft King Air 200 - Initial, Beechjet 400-400A – Initial, Bombardier Learjet 30 Series – Initial.
Other - Allied-Signal – TFE731 Maintenance Familiarization, Bombardier Challenger 300 – Maintenance Familiarization, Bombardier Challenger 601 – Initial, Cirrus Aircraft – SR2x Composite Repair, CAPS, and Initial, Grey Owl Aviation Consultants - Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance, Initial and Phase II, Swearingen Merlin II – Aircraft Familiarization, Williams International FJ44-FJ33 Line Maintenance Course.