Reintroduction

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Reintroduction

Postby dstclair » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:19 pm

I've been a member of SPT for close to 11 years now and have posted on a variety of topics leveraging my nearly 30 years of experience as a pilot, aircraft owner, S-LSA owner and (all too frequent) avionics upgrader :D I retired from a 35 year career in software development over a year ago and have been searching for what is now termed an 'encore career'. After decompressing for quite awhile, I decided I wanted to do something in aviation that leverages the 'fun' parts of my prior career. I've been a very satisfied and impressed user of iFlyGPS for 6 years and through sheer serendipity connected with the founder of Adventure Pilot/iFlyGPS. So reminiscent of Victor Kiam years ago who bought Remington Razors ("I liked the shaver so much I bought the company!"), I like iFlyGPS so much I joined them as VP of Business Development. It didn't hurt that Adventure Pilot is based 10 minutes from my house :D

I'll still continue to post and lurk as before just wanted full disclosure of my background when I post on navigation GPS topics. That being said, I have always prided myself on putting customers first and working with them to provide the right solution, regardless of the products and service my firm was offering. I expect this to continue.
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Re: Reintroduction

Postby TimTaylor » Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:36 pm

Thanks Dave for your "full disclosure." I agree iFly GPS is the best app available. I am a long time user and part of the beta team. Brian is the most responsive developer I have ever encountered. To me, he is the heart and soul of AP.
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Re: Reintroduction

Postby RTK » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:45 pm

Congratulations on the encore career, Dave! It’s been said that if you do what you love, it isn’t a “job.” I envy you both for having retired, and for finding a role with an organization that supports the pilot community and is one of your passions.

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Re: Reintroduction

Postby Jim Hardin » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:53 am

YOU will be my go to guy if I have questions about my iFly 720 :D

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Re: Reintroduction

Postby drseti » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:05 pm

Congratulations, Dave, and welcome back to active forum status. We've missed your posts!
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