Chuck Copley

by Chuck Copley on November 14, 2014

SAFE #: S0001729


Hometown: Waverly PA, United States

Home Airport: KHXD

Occupation: Teacher Instructor

Education: 4 Yrs

Pilot Certificates: CFII,MEI,

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Cirrus, Piper, Cessna , Beach

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: Father was a Capt. for Pan Am, ran in our blood

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: 45 years

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Watching a clients first solo, watching the dots connect !

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Paperwork

Why did you join SAFE?: Continued support of better aviation teaching styles and reduction of accidents through quality aviation teaching

What would you like to see change in aviation?: Further reduction in accidents through more Part 91 flight reviews and IPC at least every year with better standards

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Through groups like this to make the teachers of aviation more professional and updated methods

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: I'm still in the game

Who are your role models in aviation?: Bob Hover

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