Gregory Woo

by Gregory Woo on May 29, 2015

SAFE #: S0001806


Hometown: Danvers MA, United States

Home Airport: KBVY – Beverly Municipal Airport, MA

Occupation: Program Manager / Operations Research Analyst / Flight Instructor

Education: BSEE, Yale; MA Mgt, Fielding; Ph.D. Candidate, Aviation Safety & Human Factors, Embry-Riddle

Pilot Certificates: ATP, A/B737, Multi-engine Airplane (Commercial SEL/SES Airplane); CFI, CFII, MEI

Airplanes Flying/Flown: PA28, PA32, PA34, PA31, C172, C182, SR20. SR22, SR22T, CRUZ, KCAB, M20P, B737

Educational Specialty: Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot (CSIP), Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA), Instrument Training, Primary Training

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: I've been fascinated by flying and aviation as long as I can remember.

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: Since 2005

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Seeing my students excel in becoming safe, proficient, and knowledgable pilots – and seeing their glowing smiles as they soar past their achievement milestones. A close second is learning more about aviation and flying – and finding the most effective ways to educate others about this amazing field.

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

Why did you join SAFE?: To network, share ideas, and be part of a special community of dedicated educators who are committed to the effective and comprehensive development of safety-oriented, aviation knowledge and skills in others.

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