G.W. "Bo" Corby - Director of Flight Training Standards | FAPA.aero | Meet the Team

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Director of Flight Training Standards
Phone: 800-JET-JOBS
Email: bo@fapa.aero

Captain G.W. "Bo" Corby is a 1969 graduate of Parks College of Aeronautical Technology of St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO.

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.

In addition to his airline career, Captain Corby founded and operated Simulator Training, Inc., an FAR 142 Training Center operating its own B-727, B-737 and Lockheed Electra L-188 Full Flight Simulators, providing training services to airlines, individuals and governments, worldwide. During the same period, Captain Corby owned and operated Noland Decoto Flying Service in Yakima WA, a full service Fixed Base Operation, providing the local community with aircraft charter services and flight training under FAR 61 and 141.He currently resides in Seattle, Washington and works as a Corporate Aviation Department Manager and pilot for a Seattle family.

In May of 2013, Captain Corby was awarded the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award by the FAA Safety Team.  The award recognizes those pilots who have demonstrated professionalism, skill and aviation expertise by maintaining safe operations for 50 or more years.

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Bryan Haywood

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Bryan began his love for aviation as the son of USAF parents stationed in Frankfurt, Germany. He grew up in Montana where he served as a helicopter rappeller with the U.S. Forest Service executing air attack operations in the wildland fire community for many years. He continued his career in aviation riding as Chief of Party for wildland fire reconnaissance.

He remained close to aviation pursuits after leaving the U.S. Forest Service, collaborating with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists on aerial surveys of Elk and Wolf habitat, while pursuing University degrees in Montana. Bryan’s education includes a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and an M.S. in Public Administration from from Montana State University-Bozeman.  Bryan is an aspiring private pilot himself and brings a unique perspective of integrating the business of professional pilot careers to the practical application of wheels up.

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