Lawrence Lehman

by Larry Lehman on February 1, 2022

Lawrence Lehman

Lawrence Lehman

SAFE #: S0004128

Hometown: Largo FL, United States

Home Airport: KPIE

Occupation: Ferry Pilot – Flight Instructor

Education: Assoc. Business Management

Pilot Certificates: Commercial

Airplanes Flying/Flown: BE-A36, 33, Cessna 150,170,172,180,182,206, Piper

Educational Specialty: Manufacturing

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: Just the fact a young person could fly an airplane – Obtained Private Cert. at 17

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: Became a CFI/CFII (Same day) in 1975

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Seeing a new student/client progress

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: Flying single-pilot IFR for 7 years in a BE-A36

Why did you join SAFE?: Already knew it was a great organization for flight instructors, but a recent podcast "Aviation News Talk" mentioned SAFE subscription offered discount for ForeFlight up to 33%.

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: As a CFII, I did a reasonable amount of Instrument training for the Skyhaven Flying Club and giving 6-8 hours of actual IMC training became a must for me and clients sought me out for this. I also taught for 2-3 years for the Beech BPPP program where this was very satisfying.

Who are your role models in aviation?: The late Richard Collins and now Max Trescott

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