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Aviation Safety

Master of Science in Aviation Safety
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Aviation Partners

UCM Aviation and Envoy Air and Gojet Partnerships.
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AABI International

UCM undergraduate aviation programs are accredited through AABI.


Full-Time Faculty

The aviation faculty members at Central Missouri represent a range of academic and professional training. All faculty hold terminal degrees in their areas of specialization and practices in the field.

 

 

Dave Card

Chief Flight Instructor and Assistant Professor, M.S., University of Central Missouri, Aviation Safety. Certifications: Airline Transport Pilot for Airplane Multiengine Land, Commercial Pilot for Airplane Single; Instrument; Glider, and Aero Tow, Flight Instructor for Airplane Single and Multiengine Instrument Airplane; Glider, Ground Instructor for Advanced and Instrument, FAA Designated Pilot Examiner, and Aviation Safety Counselor.

Contact email: card@ucmo.edu
Located in Hangar 3 at Skyhaven Airport

Phone: 660-543-4335

 

John Horine John Horine, Ed.D.

Professor Emeritis of Aviation, Ed.D., University of Missouri. Teaching areas: Aviation Management, Air Transportation, Technical Report Writing, Development of Industrial Education. Research area: thesis consultant.  Dr. Horine also serves as the Program Coordinator for students enrolled in the Aviation Safety graduate program.

Contact email: horine@ucmo.edu

 

Located in TR Gaines Suite 210
Phone: 660-543-4457

Runyon William (Bill) Runyon

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor. B.A. in Science/Religion Mid-America Nazarene University, M.S., University of Central Missouri, Aviation Safety. Experience and Expertise: Commercial Pilot Airplane Single Engine Land, Airplane Multi Engine Land, and Glider- Aero Tow & Ground launch qualified, Flight Instructor for Airplane Single and Multiengine Instrument Airplane; Glider. Glider and banner tow qualified. Tailwheel instructor. FAA Safety Team Representative.

Contact email: brunyon@ucmo.edu

Located at the airport in room 203
Phone: 660-543-4184


 

Amanda May
Assistant Professor of Aviation





Location: T.R. Gaines 210H
Phone: (660) 543-4969

 

amay@ucmo.edu

Hunt, Terry

Dr. Terry L. Hunt

Associate Professor of Aviation

 

Location T.R. Gaines 210C
Phone: (660)543-8092

 

tlhunt@ucmo.edu

Furedy

Matthew D. Furedy

Assistant Professor of Aviation

 

 

 

 

Location: T.R. Gaines 210 F

Phone: (660)543-8103

 

furedy@ucmo.edu