Mr. Joe Benkert has a long GA history: aside from being a fully rated pilot with over 19 thousand
hours in the military, the airlines, and corporate flight, he is also a well respected authority
nationally, and is currently on a nationwide tour for ASA Inc.
(a leading publisher of aviation text books). Joe Benkert is also the author of a college
level text book 'Introduction to Aviation Science' (Published by Prentice Hall), and has
authored many other aviation articles in national and local publications. In addition,
for many years he has owned and taught at Aviation Career Institutes where he
trained professional pilots and air traffic control specialists.
Joe Benkert is also the owner
of The Pilot Shop:
the largest retail pilot shop in the U.S. and is known world-wide
by aviation enthusiasts and pilots alike.