Virginia Department of Aviation Hosts Safety Week
The Topic is Non-Towered Case Studies: What Went Wrong?
Hosted by Tom Curran at 7pm
Monday, May 1st at the Virginia Air & Space Museum, 600 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, VA 23669
Tuesday, May 2nd at Culpeper Regional Airport National Capital Squadron Hangar, 12517 Beverly Ford Road, Brandy Station, VA 22714
Wednesday, May 3rd at Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport, 1601 Tech Center Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Thursday, May 4th at Virginia Department Aviation Hangar at 5702 Gulfstream Road, Richmond, VA 23250
Tom is a contract instructor for AOPA’s Air Safety Institute. He started flying at Seattle’s Boeing Field in 1978 and holds ATP, CFII/MEI, and SES ratings. His early exploits included instructing in Florida and Alaska. After college, he helped produce Alaska’s first Aviation System Plan and several airport master plans. Tom joined the USAF in 1984 and served as an Instructor and Evaluator in the F-15C and B-1B. His adventures included tours in Europe, Japan, and Southwest Asia. His “day jobs” included Commander of a B-1B squadron and Director of a NATO Air Operations Center. He retired in 2010 after serving as Deputy Commander of the DoD‘s Joint Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence. His credentials include degrees from Embry-Riddle and Florida Institute of Technology. A devoted airport bum, he lives in Gig Harbor, WA, and WILL fly for food!