Eli is a Colorado native who is currently a sophomore in aerospace engineering and is a certified flight instructor. He loves general aviation and can consistently be seen flying across the country in his families Mooney M20F. Long term, Eli hopes to one day become an airline pilot. When he isn't in an airplane, he enjoys traveling with his teddy bear and wearing trench coats to class.
Favorite Airplane: Mooney M20F :)
Favorite Airport: Leadville (KLXV)
Favorite Flying Memory: Formation flight with two buddies :)
Max is a sophomore at CU majoring in Integrative Physiology. A native of Central Florida, he has been an active member of the aviation community since he started flying airplanes in high school. Along with flying, he carries a passion for Medicine and plans to go to Dental School to become an Orthodontist. As a weekend warrior private pilot, Max enjoys his spare time doing burger runs with the Flying Club around beautiful Colorado.
Favorite Airplane: Challenger 650
Favorite Airport: Spruce Creek Fly-In
Favorite Flying Memory: Flying down the east coast with a wonderful Florida sunset
Brady is a Statistics major from Denver, Colorado. He loves adventures, hiking, climbing, and flying. He hopes to work as an actuary or something in applied math after college! If you ever need a laugh or some advice on a math assignment, don’t hesitate to reach out to him!
Favorite Airport: KDEN - Denver International Airport!
Favorite Time To Fly: Sunset
Favorite Flying Memory: Facing down a C-17 in a tiny Cessna at Colorado Springs Airport
Social Media Manager
Petra is a Junior in Humanities. She is a Instrument rated Private Pilot working towards her commercial license. Her dream job is to fly firefighting aircraft or fixed wing ambulances. In her free time she rides horses and tries to convince her friends to adopt dogs.
Favorite Airplane: Cessna 172 :)
Favorite Airport: KBJC - Metro
Favorite Time to Fly: Sunset
Favorite Flying Memory: My plane catching on fire in flight:)
Christian is an aerospace engineering sophomore and the treasurer of the CU Flying Club. He got his PPL in Belgium, while living there for 3 years. In his free time, Christian enjoys skiing, hiking, and playing video games.
Favorite Airplane: Mooney M20 :)
Favorite Airport: Namur (EBNM) / Boulder (KBDU)
Favorite Phase of Flight: Afternoon/sunset
Grace is a sophomore in chemical engineering. She tackled her private pilots license during quarantine after her junior year of high school. The first plane she soloed in was a bright yellow piper cub which is still her favorite plane to this day. We she’s not flying she’s hiking, climbing, and skiing — anything to be outdoors.
Favorite Airplane: Piper Cub
Favorite Time to Fly: Sunrise
Favorite Phase of Flight: The Landings
Dr. Donna Gerren
Dr. G has loved airplanes since she was a little girl and would pester her parents to go to the airport on weekends to watch the planes come in and takeoff (this was well before security restrictions). Her passion for airplanes grew over time and she obtained her private pilot license while a college student and went on to get her BS, MS, and PhD in aerospace engineering. She is currently a teaching professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department here at CU.
Favorite Airplane: F-4U Corsair overall, but the Grumman American Tiger to fly
Favorite Time to Fly: Early morning when the sun is just up and the thermals aren't too strong yet - very peaceful.
Favorite Airport: Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (KASE)
Favorite Flying Memory: Flying to Greeley-Weld County Airport for the "$100 pancakes" breakfast.
Club Leadership Contact Information
President Eli Greene firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President Max Lowe email@example.com
Treasurer Brady Schiff firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Media Manager Petra Boyd email@example.com
Skipper Christian Bowman firstname.lastname@example.org
Officer Grace Origer email@example.com
Faculty advisor Dr. Donna Gerren firstname.lastname@example.org