Mark Webb

by Mark Webb on June 17, 2018

SAFE #: S0003427


Hometown: Park City MT, United States

Home Airport: 6S8

Occupation: Commercial Pilot and Wildlife Consultant

Education: B.S. in Wildlife Biology and Graduate of Federal Law Enforcement Traning Center as a Criminal Investigator

Pilot Certificates: Commercial, CFI, Insturment, SEL, SES, MEL

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Piper PA-18, Warrior, Archer, Cesssna 152, 170, 172, 182, 185, 206King Air 90, CompAir, Piper J-4, Decathalon

Educational Specialty: Flight Reviews, Mountain Flying and Off Airport Operations

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: My father bought an aircraft for use in his business and my appreciation for the value of aviation in wildlife biology and wildlife law enforcement.

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: I have had my CFI rating since 2010, but I was involved in teaching bush flying and safety for many years prior to that.

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Keeping aviators flying and assisting in making them safer pilots.

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

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: Getting checked out in a Super Cub on floats!

Why did you join SAFE?: I wanted to be apart of a group that was involved in making pilots more proficient and benefiting from the discounts offered by the Sponsors.

What would you like to see change in aviation?: The change to Basic Med had been a great change for recreational pilots.
A stable funding for FAA.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: More lobbying in Congress.

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: I have helped mentor pilots within the USFWS who have continued on to commercial aviation careers after retirement.

Who are your role models in aviation?: The long time Special Agent pilots and Alaska State Troopers who flew many missions throughout Alaska in an effort to protect Alaska's wildlife resources.

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