The FAA presented Ken Forester, founder of Million Air Teterboro, with the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic award. Named after a mechanic for the Wright Brothers airplane, the Charles Taylor award recognizes aviation maintenance personnel who have at least 50 years of experience in the industry. 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.