Stories

Pete Muntean

Why I Fly – Pete Muntean

Raised in a flying family, Pete combines his love of aviation with his communications skills in his professional work; as aviation correspondent and journalist for  CNN . This Why I Fly was made possible through a grant from The Ohio Department of Education and a partnership with the National Aviation Hall of Fame, Hemlock Films, and…
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Why I Fly: Jenna Achtzehn, Delivery Pilot

Jenna’s passion for aviation led her to getting her license and now helping others into their own airplane….as a delivery pilot with Cirrus Aircraft. She started working on her pilot license in high school and received her license a month after graduating. Jenna hit the ground running and has been flying ever since. This Why…
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Why I Fly – Gabriella Orme

Student pilot and aviation enthusiast Gabriella has created her own company, working as an aviation welder! This Why I Fly was made possible through a grant from The Ohio Department of Education and a partnership with Hemlock Films and Spotlight Business Solutions.

Why I Fly – Kent Air Racers

Always interested in flying, Laura and Alex raced in the air for themselves and their school; Kent State University Admissions……and won! This Why I Fly was made possible through a grant from The Ohio Department of Education and a partnership with Hemlock Films. For more information, please visit: https://whyiflyseries.com/ Hemlock Films Ohio Department of Education…
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Dewey davenport

Why I Fly – Dewey: Corporate Pilot and Barnstormer

Dewey is a corporate pilot and flies all over the world. He wanted to be a Barnstormer from a young age and flies because he loves it. This is why he flies! This Why I Fly was made possible through a grant from The Ohio Department of Education in partnership with the National Aviation Hall…
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Larry utter

Why I Fly – Larry: Aviation Volunteer & Mechanic

Inspired at a young age to become involved in aviation, Larry volunteers at the Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing museum located in South Saint Paul, MN. His flying has taken a backseat to a different passion; aircraft maintenance for an historic WWII B-25 Mitchell bomber.

Amy lauria

Why I Fly – Amy: Aviation Volunteer & Pilot

Amy has a busy professional schedule, but finds time to volunteer at the Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing museum as well as learn how to fly.

Why I Fly – Jim: Aviation Mechanic and Volunteer

An aircraft mechanic by trade, Jim fills his busy schedule volunteering at an aviation museum, and any other flying activity he can find. You can find out more about the CAF MN Wing, by visiting: www.cafmn.org.

Why I Fly – Chris: Airline Pilot & Flight Instructor

Chris is an airline pilot and flight instructor. His spare time, however, is also dedicated to aviation….highlighting WWII aircraft.

Why I Fly – Julia: Pilot & Flight Instructor

Pilot and Flight Instructor Julia finds her way into a life of aviation.