Ralph Hood

Ralph Hood is a Certified Speaking Professional who has addressed aviation groups throughout North America. A pilot since 1969, he's insured and sold airplanes at retail and distributor levels and taught aviation management for Southern Illinois University.

Ralph Hood is also an award-winning columnist (he writes for several publications), a salesman and sales manager (he sold airplanes, for crying out loud!), a teacher (he taught college-level aviation management) and a professional public speaker who has entertained and enlightened audiences from Hawaii to Spain, and from Fairbanks to Puerto Rico.

  • Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), National Speakers Association
  • Past member, National Ethics Committee, National Speakers Association
  • Past president of Alabama Speakers Association
  • Member, Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame
  • Past National Marketing Mentor, AOPA Project Pilot


More Than An Airport!

Nuclear Fusion Reactors in Ten Years?

The Beat Still Goes On

The Beat Still Goes On

The Hassle Factor

Forty-Five Years Ago

The Hassle Factor

A Great Morning with Bell

A Great Morning with Bell

Changes At Oshkosh

Changes At Oshkosh

UAS Systems Go To Work In The USA!

What's On Deck

Airports You Never Heard Of

Interesting Airports

Endangered Species!

Do You Know The Questions?

Borrow Trained Employees When Needed?

Great Triangle of Trade Shows

Tornadoes & Airports!

Do You Know Your Customers?

My, How Airports Have Changed!

The World Leaps Into Drones—Except Us!

What a Week!