Mike Schukert - Collegiate Aviation Liaison | FAPA.aero | Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Team Member - Mike Schukert

Collegiate Aviation Liaison
Phone: 800-JET-JOBS
Email: mike@fapa.aero

Mike joined the retired ranks in 2000 after a collegiate aviation teaching career spanning over 20 years. Much of this time was concurrently served as an active-duty and reserve officer in the U.S. Air Force from which he retired in 1991. Although he held professorships at Ohio State and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Mike's last and longest-tenured academic appointment was with the Department of Aerospace at Middle Tennessee State University.

An ardent believer in institutional outreach and the nurturing of government/industry linkages, he conceived and edited the University Aviation Association's first Collegiate Aviation Directory in 1982 and, in 1983, he went on to serve as the organization's president. His numerous co-curricular involvements include faculty internships with Delta and Northwest Airlines, and a post-doctoral fellowship with the Federal Aviation Administration. Mike is an instrument-rated Commercial Pilot and Certificated Flight/Ground School Instructor . His academic credentials include degrees from the University of Arizona (BA, 1963), the University of Florida (M.Ed., 1969) and Ohio University (Ph.D., 1976). Mike and his wife, Denisha, currently reside in Palm Coast, Florida

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Tom Hiltner

Vice President - Operations

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Tom Hiltner is a native of Margate, NJ and has been a part of the FAPA.aero team since 2012.  Since then he has progressed from Director of Content and Communications to Vice President of Operations. Tom is responsible for the products offered by FAPA.aero to its members, as well as planning and executing pilot career conferences and Job Fairs around the country. As an active airline pilot, Tom understands how important achieving career goals is to each and every pilot he serves. 

Client Testimonials

Anonymous

Job Fair Attendee

I also wanted to thank you for the job fair you guys just held in DFW, I had the chance to talk face to face with AA for about 12 minutes, not quite there for an interview but I got a lot of useful information.