2012 National General Aviation Award Winners Named

LONGMONT, Colorado (29 February 2012) - In each of the past 49 years, the General Aviation Awards program and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have recognized a small group of aviation professionals in the fields of flight instruction...


Willerth (Willerth1@comcast.net ) represented the Kansas City FSDO area and the FAA's Central Region. This year's other regional winners include Mark Alan “Mordechai” Levin of Richmond, IL (FAA's Great Lakes Region); Richard Lawrence “Rich” Martindell of San Diego, CA (FAA's Western Pacific Region); Betty Grace Meyer of Clanton, AL (FAA’s Southern Region); MCFI Megan Roberta Sayre from Bennett, CO (FAA's Northwest Mountain Region); Arthur Robert “Art” Tarola of Kutztown PA (FAA’s Eastern Region); and Henry Lee Weatherford of Mustang, OK (FAA's Southwest Region


Support and sponsorship for the General Aviation Awards program is provided by Women in Aviation International (WAI), The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE), the Professional Aviation Maintenance Ass'n (PAMA), the Ninety-Nines International (The 99s), the National Business Aviation Ass'n (NBAA), the National Ass'n of State Aviation Officials (NASAO), the National Air Transportation Ass'n (NATA), the General Aviation Manufacturers Ass'n (GAMA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Experimental Aircraft Ass'n (EAA), the Aircraft Maintenance Technology Society (AMT Society), the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Ass'n (AOPA), and the Aeronautical Repair Station Ass'n (ARSA).

Additional support is being provided by Advocates for Aviation Safety Foundation (AASF), Aeronautical Proficiency Training LLC (AVTrain), Master Instructors LLC (MI LLC), National Aviation Safety Foundation (NASF), and Rich Stowell Consulting (RichStowell.com).    


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