Bryan Kuklinski, “BK”, a Master Certified Flight Instructor, began his aviation pursuits building and flying model rockets and radio controlled airplanes. He soloed in a Cessna 150 at age 17 and has since become a skilled professional aviator. He holds a Commercial Pilot certificate with multiple ratings and has flown in a plethora of aircraft. He is an experienced Flight Instructor for single and multi-engine airplanes with instrument rating. He has taught at a top-rated flight school working with international students in an airline oriented training program. He was recognized as Instructor of the Month for his efforts and has been awarded the FAA Gold Seal for maintaining a pass rate of better than 80% over two years. Bryan is currently developing an FAA approved rocket powered aircraft transition course that will allow commercial pilots to transition from traditionally powered aircraft to aircraft using rocket propulsion.
Dr. Paul Buza is the founder and medical director for the Southern AeroMedical Institute- SAMI. His research with Delta Connection Academy has developed new training protocols for upset recovery to improve aviation safety. The successful integration of high altitude chamber technology, flight training devices and simulated ATC to teach pilots as to the dangers of hypoxia. The program is the first of its kind where pilots fly jet simulation in coordination with ATC while experiencing hypoxia in the chamber. The flight session is recorded on multi-media digital video for post flight review.The pilot satisfaction rate in training has been extraordinarily high and further program expansion is now underway.
Dr. Buza is a board certified Neurologist specializing in advanced diving medicine and aerospace physiology. He co-engineered the current chamber facility The facility is an approved triage site for NASA in the event of a catastrophe and he has conducted training and research with NASA. He is a professor at Wright State School of Aerospace Medicine and Florida Institute of Technology. In addition he conducts research in clinical medicine, diving medicine and aerospace physiology
Jim Alsip, a Master Certified Flight Instructor with an aerobatic endorsement., is an active member of the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), a charter member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE), and has been an active FAA Safety Team Representative with the Vero Beach, Florida chapter. Jim regularly conducts seminars at Florida's Sun-n-Fun Fly-In and speaks at FAA's Lakeland Production Facility. He also appears weekly on www.gatvonline.com in the GATV segment titled “Hangar Talk”.