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
The April 2014 issue of INC. magazine lists 35 questions, from different sources, that business people should ask themselves. Do the questions apply to airports? Well, your airport is a business, isn’t it?
Here are a few that I found particularly...
Today I did something all aviators should do every now and then. I visited a Tennessee garage in which four retired men are busily building, with a little bit of help from their friends, a Rans S-7 airplane.