Department of Aviation Technology, Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2015
Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Airplane Multi-engine Land Type Rating SA340, Flight Instructor Certificate with Airplane Single and Multi-engine Land Airplane Instrument-Airplane, and Designated Pilot Examiner with Pvt., Inst., Com., CFI-A (single-engine & multi-engine), & CFI-IA (single-engine & multi-engine)
AWARDS AND HONORS: Outstanding Tenure Faculty Award Dwyer Undergraduate Teaching Award 1996 Flight Instructor of the Year - Indianapolis FAA Flight Standards District Office Appointed an Accident Prevention Counselor Gold Seal Flight Instructor
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS:He has developed a program with regional airlines that will provide students the background and skills allowing a new graduate to become a successful line pilot. He has become the only faculty member certified by the US Department of Transportation as an Accident Investigator. His other interests include aviation education (Multiple Intelligences as it relates to flight training), communication issues between flight crews and ground support technicians, gender issues in the aviation industry, and regional airline operations.