Category: People

Why I Fly – Ivy McIver

Always wanting to find a life in aviation, Ivy finally found one with Cirrus Aircraft. She works as the director of their SR Product Line, among many other responsibilities, flying air-to-air photo missions. This “Why I Fly” story was made possible through a grant from The Ohio Department of Education and a partnership with the…
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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:

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.

Emily Bowling

Why I Fly: Emily – Band Teacher & Pilot

Band teacher Emily finds adventure and solace in the clouds piloting her own plane.

Why I Fly – Mike: Aircraft Builder & Pilot

NASA Engineer Mike details his love of slow and low flying as the builder and pilot of his Pietenpol Aircamper.