Catherine Cavagnaro

Aircraft of the Quarter, 3rd Quarter, 2020


For the 2nd Quarter of 2020, we head down south to Sewanee, Tennessee and meet Catherine Cavagnaro and her 152 “Wilbur.” Wilbur spends most of his time rolling and spinning students in the Ace Aerobatic School. Catherine on the other hand, is a Professor of Mathematics, a Flight Instructor, a Journalist, an FAA Safety Team Rep, an Aviation Safety Speaker, a Designated Flight Examiner, and a long-time member of the Cessna 150-152 Club. Oh, did we mention she is the 2020 FAA National Flight Instructor of the Year? She is. You may have read her articles in AOPA’s Pilot magazine, but you can read all about Catherine, and Wilbur, in the Summer edition of The Beacon.

Wilbur is a 1978 Cessna 152. S/N A1520812

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