Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016
The Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award recognizes pilots who have demonstrated professionalism, skill and aviation expertise by maintaining safe operations for 50 or more years. Recipients are awarded a certificate and a lapel pin and are recognized in the Federal Aviation Administration’s Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award – Roll of Honor located online at www.FAASafety.gov.
For information regarding eligibility, how to apply or the selection process, download the Information Guide and Application Form.
Among those who have received the award since the last issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine include former Wisconsin DOT Bureau of Aeronautics Aviation Safety Specialist, Duane Esse of Waunakee, Wis., on May 10, 2016; and retired Northwest Airlines pilot, Don Kiel of Manitowoc, Wis., on May 19, 2016. Paul Welke of Beaver Island, Mich., received both the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award and Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award on May 11, 2016. Welke is owner of Island Airways (https://midwestflyer.com/?p=8692).
Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award and Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award recipients wishing to be listed in a future issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine are encouraged to email their name, address, aviation occupation or avocation, and the date in which the award was presented to firstname.lastname@example.org.