Deadline Approaching for 2012 General Aviation Awards Nominations!

Do you know a great flight instructor (CFI), mechanic (AMT), avionics tech or FAASTeam representative who should be nominated for an award?

Nominations for next year's 2012 General Aviation Awards are due to your local FSDO this Friday, 30 September 2011.  The awards program is an industry / FAA partnership to recognize and promote professionalism.

Here's a link to more info on the awards and the application:

The 2011 national winners are:

2011 Nat'l Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the Year
Joseph "Joe" MORALES, A&P / IA & CFI     A resident of Lakewood, Colorado, Joe is the quality control manager and repair station chief inspector for Doss Aviation at the United States Air Force Academy.

2011 Nat'l Avionics Technician of the Year
Russell John "Russ" CALLENDER Jr, Repairman     Russ is a resident of Houlton, Wisconsin and owns RC Avionics, Inc located on the Anoka County-Blaine Airport (ANE) in Blaine, Minnesota.

2011 Nat'l Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) of the Year
Judy Ann PHELPS, MCFI-A     Judy is a 3-time Master CFI-Aerobatic who resides in Santa Paula, California.  Specializing in spin, tailwheel, and emergency maneuver training, she also instructs private, commercial, and instrument students with CP Aviationat Santa Paula Airport (SZP).

2011 Nat'l FAASTeam Representative of the Year
Vicki Lynn SHERMAN, MCFI     A 3-time Master CFI from DeLand, Florida, Vicki is a flight, ground, and simulator instructor who sponsors and teaches many FAASTeam / WINGS seminars.

Additional information can be found here: