Gary Dempsey President National Air Transportation Association Washington The son and grandson of Delaware dairy farmers, Dempsey became fascinated with aviation while watching airplanes arriving and departing Wilmington Airport from his family pastures. He went on to study at the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, earning an A&P license in part to help pay for flying lessons, and graduated from Wilmington University. After earning his private, multiengine and instrument tickets, ...


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