Retired FAA Air Traffic
Controller/Staff/Management with 38 years’
experience in 2007
Air Traffic Controller
at the Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA)
massive show at Oshkosh, WI.
The 1996 Olympics in
The 1999/2005/2014 US
Open Golf Tournament in Pinehurst, NC.
The 1995 National
Aerobatic Championships in Sherman, TX.
The 2002 Air Venture
Race and Time Trials in Manteo, NC.
Masters Golf Tournament, Augusta, GA
COUNCIL OF AIRSHOWS Instructor for FAA IIC's, a
required course for FAA IIC's to conduct Air Shows
within the FAA.
COUNCIL OF AIRSHOWS Academy Instructor for Airshows
COUNCIL OF AIRSHOWS Academy Instructor for Air Boss
COUNCIL OF AIRSHOWS Board of Director
COUNCIL OF AIRSHOWS Foundation Board of Director
Twenty (20) years as a
Controller, Procedures Coordinator, and
Supervisor/Operations Manager at the Sun N' Fun
Fly-In, Lakeland, FL. He was honored as their
"Controller of the Year" in 1990.
George has also worked
extensively with the North Carolina Dept. of
Aviation providing his expertise and knowledge to
coordinate their Wings Weekend Programs and
providing Temporary ATC Tower and Advisory services
George was active on the
FAA's Safety Council for Air Traffic Control
George served on the
FAA's National Airspace Review Team from 2000-2007
George served as special
appointed FAA liaison to the North American Air
Defense Command's (NORAD) Joint Military Command
deep inside its Cheyenne Mountain Facility in
Colorado Springs, CO. one month after 9/11 providing
essential support to the military and the FAA.
George has taught Day 1
Ground School Training to Continental Airline pilots
in GSO, NC
George had his own
featured column entitled; "A-T-C Ask the Controller"
in a nationally published Safety magazine.
George also works the
other side of the microphone; he is a Private Pilot
and serves as a good will ambassador for aviation
speaking to civic and community groups about his
profession and avocation.
George has been in the
AirBoss business for almost 25 years and is
currently one of the Warbird Airbosses for the
Oshkosh EAA and one of the AirBosses for the annual
Sun n Fun annual fly-In in Lakeland FL.
George was invited to
testify before the National Transportation Safety
Board (NTSB) in January of 2012 on behalf of the Air
Show Community and the International Council of Air
Shows as an expert Witness as to the duties and
responsibilities of an Air Boss
George is regarded as
the leading industry expert on FAA Air Show polices
and FAA directives for airshows and Temporary