George Brown

by Pat on May 28, 2020

SAFE #: S0003436


Hometown: Houston TX, United States

Home Airport: KIWS

Occupation: AOPA Texas You Can Fly Ambassador

Education: Bachelor of Arts

Pilot Certificates: Commercial, CFI, CFII, IGI

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Too many to list

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: I have loved airplanes since I was 3 or 4 years old.

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: 22+ years

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Introduce people to flying

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

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: There are just too many to choose only one!

Why did you join SAFE?: To support the work of the organization.

What would you like to see change in aviation?: Lower the barrier for young people to enter the field.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: More emphasis on education in middle and high school.

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: Co-authored AOPA's original Rusty Pilot program and was one of the the 1st 3 Ambassadors in AOPA's new You Can Fly department.

Who are your role models in aviation?: Bob Hoover, Gene Cernan and many, many more.

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