Thomas Dorl

by Thomas Dorl on November 21, 2018

SAFE #: S0003742

Hometown: Yorktown VA, United States

Home Airport: KPHF

Occupation: pilot

Education: MBA

Pilot Certificates: CFII, ASEL, CMEL Rotorcraft Helo, CFII UAS

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: a discovery flight at age 15

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: 25+ yrs

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: When the student gets it and does better than me!

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

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: no

Why did you join SAFE?: resources and networking

What would you like to see change in aviation?: cost and access to more people

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: schools, STEM initiatives

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: no

Who are your role models in aviation?: Yeager, Rutan, Wagstaff,

Anything else you'd like to add?: no

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