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is the owner and general manager of Spirit Avionics Ltd. at Port Columbus International Airport. He has spent 22 years engineering, installing, certifying and maintaining aircraft electrical and avionics systems. Rick volunteers his time and experience on several boards and committees, including the AEA board of directors. He represents the Columbus FSDO area and the FAA’s Great Lakes Region. 2012 Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) of the Year HOBART CALEB “HOBIE” TOMLINSON, MCFI Huntington, Vt. Tomlinson is a fivetime Master CFI and is an independent flight instructor, Part 135 check airman and pilot examiner (DPE). He serves as an EAA Flight Advisor, a mentor to flight instructors and a FAASTeam lead representative. Additionally, he writes a monthly safety newsletter. He represents the Portland, Maine, FSDO area and the FAA’s Eastern Region. 2012 FAASTeam Representative of the Year JEANNÉ CAROLE WILLERTH, CFI Lee’s Summit, Mo. Willerth is a flight instructor with Air Associates of Kansas at Johnson County Executive airport and a lead representative in the FAASTeam program. She has been an active member of the local airport board of commissioners, the NinetyNines and the Missouri Pilots Association. She represents the Kansas City FSDO area and the FAA’s Central Region. For more information, contact the GA Awards Program at 303-485-8136 or visit www.generalaviationawards.org. q

professionals in the fields of flight instruction, aviation maintenance, avionics and flight safety for their important contributions to the aviation community. This awards program is a partnership and a cooperative effort between more than a dozen sponsoring organizations from the aviation industry and the Federal Aviation Administration. The selection process begins with local offices. Panels of aviation professionals from within those four fields then select national winners from the pool of regional winners. The FAA administrator annually has presented the national awards in July during a “Theater in the Woods” program at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis. Recipients of the 2012 National General Aviation Awards: ► 2012 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) MARVIN HORNBOSTEL, A&P / IA Junction City, Kan. Hornbostel is an A&P mechanic with inspection authorization for his company, Raven Aero Service, where he has been maintaining and restoring airplanes for more than 50 years. In 2011, he received the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award. He mentors high school students, college students, U.S. Army technicians and Young Eagles participants. He represents the Wichita FSDO area and the FAA’s Central Region. 2012 Avionics Technician of the Year
ERIC CHRISTOPHER “RICK” OCHS, Repairman

Gahanna, Ohio Ochs holds FAA airframe mechanic, radio repairman and private pilot certificates and

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News September 2012

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View From Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Aircraft as Antenna Farm
Member Profile
Understated Success
Hooking Up With Aspen’s Connected Panel
Meet the AEA Board
Member Profile
A Conversation With...
Business Basics
Theory & Practice
Legal Ease
What’s New
Avionics News September 2012 - Intro
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Avionics News September 2012 - Point of Communication
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Avionics News September 2012 - AEA Now
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Avionics News September 2012 - The View From Washington
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Avionics News September 2012 - International News and Regulatory Updates
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Avionics News September 2012 - Aircraft as Antenna Farm
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Avionics News September 2012 - Member Profile
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Avionics News September 2012 - Understated Success
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Avionics News September 2012 - Hooking Up With Aspen’s Connected Panel
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Avionics News September 2012 - Meet the AEA Board
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Avionics News September 2012 - A Conversation With...
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