Allan Fisher

by Allan Fisher (Lifetime Member) on December 28, 2019

Allan Fisher

Allan Fisher

SAFE #: S0003866

Hometown: COLLEGE PLACE WA, United States

Home Airport: S95

Occupation: Aviation Consultant

Education: EdD

Pilot Certificates: ATP-MEL, Comm-SEL, SES, Glider

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Most SEL, Many MEL, Lake and SeaRey, Many Expermental, Many Ultralights

Educational Specialty: Light Sport and Ultralights

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: The joy of flight. The constant learning.

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: CFI for 52 years

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: The joy of helping someone learn to fly, to solo and to obtain their ratings.

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Flying in the really cold weather.

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: I often asked experienced pilots to share their two or three closest calls. I have some I would share if asked.

Why did you join SAFE?: 1. Grow professionally
2. Help others succeed in aviation
3. Benefits

What would you like to see change in aviation?: I would like to see flying be more affordable. We have started a non-profit flying club for this purpose.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Clubs
Joint aircraft ownership

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: Taught students to fly continuously for 52 years in two high schools, one university and now in our flying club.

Who are your role models in aviation?: Mike Pierson – lead SeaRey Flight Instructors Association CFI

Mark Aldridge – FAA POI

Anything else you'd like to add?: I am forever grateful for the love and saving grace of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. I often tell people that I fly because "it lifts my soul"

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