Versailles, Kentucky — January 22, 2018 — As Chairman of the General Aviation Awards Committee, I am very excited to announce the selection of 11 Regional Honorees for the 2018 General Aviation Awards. As you may know, this year the FAA reorganized offices and no longer has “Regions” per se. Therefore, beginning this year, the “regional” GA Awards are based on regions defined by the time zones in which the FAA district offices are located.
Here are the 2018 Regional Honorees:
|Central||CE05 Kansas City, MO||Christopher Hope|
|Central||C19 Nashville, TN||Catherine Cavagnaro|
|Central||SW19 North TX||Lloyd Timmons II|
|Eastern||EA07 Baltimore, MD||Helen Woods|
|Eastern||EA07 Baltimore, MD||C. William “Bill” Pancake|
|Eastern||EA61 Boston, MA||Paul Carroll|
|Mountain||NM03 Denver, CO||Ken Fukayama|
|Mountain||WP07 Scottsdale, AZ||Brent Crow|
|Pacific||WP15 San Jose, CA||Eric Alan Cook|
|Pacific||WP19 Las Vegas, NV||Dan Christman|
|Pacific||WP19 Las Vegas, NV||John “Dave” Monti|
Let me put these Regional Honorees in perspective: Considering that we have only five time-zone-based regions covering the entire United States, being selected to represent one of these regions places these honorees in the top five of all the flight instructors, maintenance and avionics technicians, or FAASTeam representatives nationwide. Being selected by the FAA to represent your region is a HUGE step toward the goal of being named the National Honoree.
Congratulations to our Regional Honorees and good luck in the 2018 National competition. National Honorees are scheduled to be chosen by January 30,.
Arlynn McMahon, Chairman
General Aviation Awards Committee
2009 National Flight Instructor of the Year
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