Pilot and Drop Zone Manager
Motor City Skydiving's pilot, David Channell, holds a Bachlor of Science in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL with concentrations in Aviation Business Administration and Aviation Weather. He is also a licensed Commercial Pilot-Single Engine and Multi Engine with Instrument Rating, a certified Ground Instructor, and a certified Aircraft Mechanic with airframe and power plant ratings.
While living in Florida, David flew search and rescue missions as a member of the Florida Civil Air Patrol and worked as an aircraft mechanic servicing a fleet of over 50 training aircraft. He is currently working toward FAA certification to be a licensed Parachute Rigger.
A Michigan native, David spent his youth working on his grandparent's farm in Capac, MI in the "thumb" area. When not in the air, he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing and snowmobiling. David is an outdoors enthusiast who enjoys hunting, fishing and camping in the beautiful Michigan countryside.
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