Isaac Carmichael started his flying with Bob Chandler and Mike Mercer of Chesapeake Aviation, in Chesapeake, Virginia. Bob’s faith in Christ and Mike’s F-
His first day landing, Mike gave Isaac a thorough introduction to ‘slips’ at altitude, and practice-
On another day, only two-
After much prayer, visits to various flying and maintenance schools, Isaac knew his vocational path was through the Trinity Aviation Academy in Eatonville, Washington. Since being at TAA (at the time of this writing), Isaac has earned his Private Pilot certificate, has added 130 hours of flying and has worked on aircraft powerplants or airframes for thousands of hours. He’s found and plugged in to a local church congregation where he has been involved in home groups and volunteered in music and youth ministries.
In June, 2017, Isaac was given a personalized tour of the JAARS (Jungle Aviation And Radio Service) aviation operations center in Waxhaw, North Carolina. It was a great opportunity to see the complexity of the logistics required to support Christian missions aviation, and to see the various possibilities of how one can serve in missions aviation.
First Fuel before First Flight
First Flight & First Take-
First Day TAA / First Dismantle
First Frozen Flight Swanson Field