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Type: General Information
Notice Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Notice Number: NOTC5247
Announcing the 2014 National GA Award Honorees
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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Awards for National CFI, AMT, Avionics Tech and FAASTeam Rep of the year to be presented by the FAA at AirVenture

University City, Missouri -- March 12, 2014 --
Every year for the past 50 years, the General Aviation Awards program and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have recognized aviation professionals for their contributions to general aviation in the fields of flight instruction, aviation maintenance, avionics, and safety.

Recipients of the 2014 National General Aviation Awards are:

Howard William Wolvington
of Issaquah, Washington—Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) of the Year

Max Lloyd Burnette of Rockvale
, Tennessee—Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the Year

David Brian Kocak of Guilford
, Connecticut—Avionics Technician of the Year

Richard Loren Stowell, Jr.
of McCall, Idaho—FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) Representative of the Year

The FAA will present individual plaques to these four National Honorees in July during EAA AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh,Wisconsin, and their names will be added to the large permanent plaque located in the lobby of the EAA AirVenture Museum. Also included in the prize packages for the four National Honorees are all-expenses-paid trips to Oshkosh to attend the awards presentation and other special GA Awards activities.
“These awards highlight the important role played by these individuals in promoting aviation education and flight safety,” said GA Awards board chairman Arlynn McMahon, “The awards program sponsors are pleased that these outstanding aviation professionals will receive the recognition they so richly deserve before their peers in Oshkosh.”

Please Honor our four award recipients by selecting this link to see their pictures.

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