Jim began his aviation career at age 15 at Chambersburg Airport finishing his Private in Quakertown and then adding MEL CFI, and CFII. After moving to PTW in 1988, Jim has amassed 14,000+hrs as ATP with type ratings in jets. Jim fly's the Citation out of PTW and is co-captain with his son Pierce, in a Challenger 300.
Vice President, Director of Facilities
John served as Secretary for six years and Treasurer for the last three. John earned his ASEL in August 2016 buying a 1977 Beech Sierra the following year. He flies for animal rescues and travel to his winter home in Florida – his last trip stopping to visit the Wright Brothers Memorial.
Director of Food & Beverage
Nancy holds a private, instrument, commercial, multi, seaplane, CFI, CFII and ground instructor ratings. She is the former President, Aero Club of Pennsylvania. Member, Aero Club of Pennsylvania, AOPA, 99s, Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, PAOP. Columnist for Pennsylvania Pilot.
Kara found a her purpose volunteering with PAOP youth and charitable events. Kara is a mom to six and a long-time volunteer for multiple kids programs, monthly socials and community events. She also founded BigGuyFlys The PAOP Richard P. Hand Charitable endowment fund.
Director, Community Outreach
Tom retired in 2016 from Computer Science Corporation - S/W Engineering. Enjoys dancing, RC modeling, motorcycling, skiing, experimental aircraft construction, piano & drum musician.
Director, Membership & Marketing
Cliff has been an instrument rated pilot for over 15 years. He owns and flies a 1983 Mooney M20J based out of KPTW. Cliff is a VP of Global Strategy for a software company and lives with his wife and children in Pottstown.