Staff

Manager – Stacey Farland

10932338_622495627851504_635923472_aStacey is the brains of the operation.  Her and her husband Rob are both pilots and now natives of Rio Vista.  She hails from Southern California.

stacey.farland@travisaeroclub.com

Chief Flight Instructor Ira Billick

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Ira Billick – Chief Flight Instructor

Graduated Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 1968
B.S. Aeronautical Engineer
Graduated army fixed wing flight training, 1969 Ft. Rucker A:
Started flight instructing in 1975
CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP, AGI, Dispatcher
10,400 total time, over 8000 hours flight instruction given.

mailto:gibillick@sbcglobal.net

 

Flight Instructor Jeff Lamont

LamontJeff started flying at the Aero Club in 2008, getting his private and instrument ratings before moving to the East Coast for an active duty assignment in the Coast Guard. While there, he earned his commercial single- and multiengine ratings before leaving active duty to pursue flying full-time. When not working as a CFI and CFII, he also flies pipeline patrol across Northern California and holds a commission in the Coast Guard Reserve.

lamontjm@gmail.com

Flight Instructor Ed McGaha

orville_wright_simmsstationWhen Ed is not running the KC-10 Simulator he is flying with students at the Aero Club.

edmcgah@hotmail.com

Flight Instructor Ernest Templeton

ErnestTempletonFormer Naval Aviator and retired Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Lieutenant with diverse professional background who enjoys introducing aviation adventure to those interested in the exhilarating challenge of solo flight.

Former First Officer for Air Cargo Carriers, a daily Fresno to Sacramento / DHL package delivery contract.

Turbo-prop SH-360 multi-engine aircraft. Former Aerial advertising pilot. Pilot in Command for banner towing and night-time LED light displays over congested San Francisco Class B airspace.

1700 Hours of total flight time: 710 hrs Multi-Engine, 545 hrs Turbine, 960 hrs Complex Aircraft. Flight Experience in several aircraft: Beech T-34, North American T-28, Grumman TS-2A, Shorts 330 & 360,

Piper PA-28 Archer, Arrow, PA-44 Seminole, Seneca, TB-20 Socata Trindad, Cessna 172/T-41.

usafa07dad@gmail.com

STAFF
Stacey Farland Manager  stacey.farland@travisaeroclub.com
Instructors
Ira Billick CFII, MEII, ATP AGI mailto:gibillick@sbcglobal.net
Jeff Lamont lamontjm@gmail.com
Ernie Templeton usafa07dad@gmail.com
Ed McGaha edmcgah@hotmail.com

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