Building an FBO – Mid Island Air Service with Gail Mancuso

Building a successful FBO. Founded in Deer Park, NY in 1946 by WW2 pilot instructor Louis Mancuso, Mid Island is now one of Long Island’s most recognized FBOs. Gail Mancuso shares the story of Mid Island Air Service, its beginnings, and its deep community involvement. Website: Mid Island Air Service Aero Camp – AeroCamp is a program designed to…

Rod Rakic and OpenAirplane

OpenAirplane is a revolutionary aircraft rental concept that greatly expands the utility of a pilot’s license. Cofounder Rod Rakic tells us about OpenAirplane and the journey behind its launch. The full interview transcript is below. Key Podcast Points Universal, standardized pilot checkout National network of aircraft operators Innovative reputation management system Expands the utility of a…