Taylor Ferrel is a Lecturer in the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology at Purdue University. He grew up not too far from Purdue, near Frankfort, IN. Taylor started his flight training in his junior year in high school. After graduating he passed his private pilot checkride. He then attended Vincennes University for 2 semesters and following that, transferred into Purdue to earn his Bachelor’s in Professional Flight Technology. During college, he worked at the Frankfort airport and continued to work there after graduating college. While he was employed at the airport he finished his CFI training. After earning his CFI certificate, he returned to Purdue to instruct. Taylor has worked at Purdue for 4 years and has thoroughly enjoyed instructing and watching students progress through their flight training.