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About FAPA

Meet the Frontline Team

The team at FAPA.aero is dedicated to your success. We are passionate about helping pilots have the best career possible.

Click on any photo or name to read our bios. Get to know us!

Thomas Smith, MBA, CFP®

Thomas Smith, MBA, CFP®

Vice President - FAPA Financial Services
G.W.

G.W. "Bo" Corby

Director of Flight Training Standards
Laura Arden

Laura Arden

Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Peter Forman

Peter Forman

Executive Editor
Craig Washka

Craig Washka

Captain Jet Jobs
Mike Schukert

Mike Schukert

Collegiate Aviation Liaison
Captain Andy Simonds

Captain Andy Simonds

Senior Staff Writer
Aaron  Locke

Aaron  Locke

FAPA Crewmember
Dan  Nofziger

Dan  Nofziger

Research Assistant
Kristy  Harmison

Kristy  Harmison

Research Assistant

Meet the Principals

The principals of FAPA.aero combine their experience to lead FAPA.aero to serve pilots in the best way possible.

Louis Smith

Louis Smith

Chairman and President of FAPA.aero
Daniel S. Huntington

Daniel S. Huntington

Director of CyberCompass Corporation
Mark J. Stevens

Mark J. Stevens

Director of CyberCompass Corporation

Meet the FAPA team

G.W. "Bo" Corby

Director of Flight Training Standards

G.W.

Captain Corby began his aviation career as a Flight Crew Instructor for the Boeing Company, followed by 3 years in the Middle East as a pilot/flight engineer for several airlines, returning to the U.S. in 1977 as a pilot for Hughes Airwest in San Mateo, California. Hughes Airwest later merged with Republic Airlines and eventually Northwest Airlines (NWA).  At NWA, he served as NWA ALPA Training Committee Chairman and in this position participated as one of 3 Board Members on the Pilot Training Review Board at NWA. This Board evaluated issues in the NWA training department relating to pilot training deficiencies. He retired from NWA in 2006.

Client Testimonials

Jeff M.

Hired at Atlas Airlines

Hello all, I recently prepped with Claudette for an interview with Atlas and I was hired! Many thanks to everyone over the past couple of years, I've had an excellent experience with FAPA.aero and recommend it every time I can. Your job fairs are top notch and big big thanks to Craig and Claudette. Id like to know what my options for my membership are from now on and if there is anything else you'd like to know. Thanks again! Sincerely, Jeff M.