Armann possess an extensive background in aviation education with instructional expertise in advanced flight technology at the undergraduate level. His educational and research interests include leadership, safety, weather, weather services, flight instruction, aircraft maintenance and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)/drones.
Throughout his career, he has honed research, writing and presentation skills in a variety of capacities, including as a lecturer, flight instructor, aircraft training program (ATP) dispatcher, Part 107 certified, and check airman. In addition to classroom and flight training, Armann serves as the Head Coach for the nationally recognized and award-winning Kent State University Precision Flight Team in addition to serving as Kent State’s inaugural advisor for the National Gay Pilots Association.
Armann initiated the student organization Living in Faith Throughout Each Day (LIFTED) in which aeronautics students can have their first Bible study.
Armann’s studies to acquire a Master of Technology degree from Kent State are almost complete and he has already obtained an ATP dispatcher certificate, has aviation law knowledge and fundamental knowledge of systems and researched EWINS for weather enhancement.
He assists with Kent State’s student-centric UAS program and leads seminars and three-day training courses for the public including Fire/Police/Sherriff’s programs. With this knowledge he helped develop the University’s first BS in Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
He is a member of the Ohio Aerospace Institute and nationally represents the UAV/UAS program.
BS Aviation Ohio University, Russ College of Engineering and Technology
College of Aeronautics and Engineering
Aeronautics and Engineering Building, 1400 Lefton Esplanade, Kent, Ohio 44242