Board of Directors

To contact the board of directors, please email


Richard T. Newman , President

16700+ hours of General Aviation and corporate flying
4500+ hours as an aviation instructor
Airline Transport Pilot with Single- and Multi-engine Land certifications
Certified Flight Instructor for Airplane, S&MEL, and Instrument
Certified Aircraft & Powerplant Mechanic
Graduate Magna Cum Laude of Old Dominion University, M.S. Education
Graduate Magna party of University of Houston, B.A. Business Administration
24 year career as officer in the United States Army (in Artillery, so speak loudly)
Proud father of a wonderful little girl who does not know she wants to be a pilot






Richard Wilson, Aircraft Maintenance Officer

As a certified aircraft mechanic, Richard is a trusted source for the Flight Club of Puget Sound Flyers to ensure our fleet is maintained well and safely.