Tad earned his A&P in 1991 and added his IA in 1995. He also attended Jefferson College in 1986 where he received his Associate of Applied Science in Business. He is factory trained from Cessna Aircraft in the 208 series as well as Pratt & Whitney Canada in the PT6A and JT15D series engines.
He was Director of Maintenance for a 135 operator for over 25 years and worked as a mechanic and inspector for a 145 repair station for 5 years.
Tad has worked on everything from J-3 cubs to Warbirds (and everything in between) in his 35 years in aviation!