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August 2011

New Chief Flight Instructor Brings 40 Years of Military, Higher Education Experience

Ralph Gibbs in front of aircraft

For professional pilots the skies are home but, after four decades of military and aviation education experience, Ralph Gibbs has found his professional heaven here on earth in Eastern Kentucky University’s Aviation Program.

EKU assumes management of Madison Airport

Eastern Kentucky University assumed management of the Madison Airport on Monday.

Jason Bonham, a former instructor in EKU’s aviation program, was introduced as manager Tuesday to the airport board during its monthly meeting, said Dr. Wilma Walker, who chairs the board.

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