Bob began his career at Duncan Aviation in 1974 as one of only 17 aircraft mechanics. He joined the team working on Learjet, Bonanza, Baron, and King Air aircraft. In 1984, Bob helped develop a new division at Duncan Aviation: AVPAC (Aviation Parts, Avionics & Components). Bob was awarded the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award by the FAA in 2018. Read more here.
The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award is named in honor of Mr. Charles Taylor, the first aviation mechanic in powered flight. The Charles Taylor "Master Mechanic" Award recognizes the lifetime accomplishments of senior mechanics. Mr. Taylor served as the Wright brothers' mechanic and is credited with designing and building the engine for their first successful aircraft.