2011 National General Aviation Award Winners Named

Russ Callender of Houlton, WI, has been selected by the General Aviation Awards program as the 2011 National Avionics Technician of the Year. Joe Morales of Lakewood, CO, has been selected as the AMT of the Year.

During the mid-1990s, Joe joined the US Naval reserve and served with Patrol Squadron 65 out of Point Mugu, California as an Aviation Machinist's Mate working on some of the very same P-3s he helped build 15 years earlier. After several years at Southern California's Mojave Airport where he was first exposed to warbirds, Joe relocated to Colorado.

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