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President #1003

This pilot owns a business selling ultralight airplanes. Prior to owning his business, he spent 15 years in the air as a hobby. The hobby then turned into a business and focuses on fun aircraft or 'toys' for weekend pilots.

His business partner and wife admit that they didn't have a business plan in the beginning. However, both have business management backgrounds. The biggest challenge is the time involved in running a small business. The showroom is open seven days a week, usually until mid to late evening. In spite of the rugged work schedule, he enjoys sharing his love of flying with others and flies almost everyday.


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