Kevin J. Fetsko ‘97

Kevin J. Fetsko ‘97

Degree/University: B.S. Aerospace Technology, Kent State University

Hometown: Uniontown, Ohio

Current Location: Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK)

Employer: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Title: Director, Global Flight Operations- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Previous Employers: Continental Express Airlines, Captain, EMB145/135 & Beech 1900D 1998-2002

Kent State University, Flight Instructor, Check Airman, Adjunct Professor

Alpha Aircraft Charter, Pilot King Air 90

Aircraft Currently Flying: Gulfstream G450 & G150

Aircraft Previously Flown: Embraer 145/135, Beech 1900D, Saab 340, Lear 60, Challenger 601, King Air 90/100/300/350

Flight Hours: 9,000

Years of Experience: 24 years in the aviation industry, 17 with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Held various roles in Safety, Training, Standards, Assistant Chief Pilot, Chief Pilot and Internship Mentor

Biography: Kevin J. Fetsko is the Director of Global Flight Operations for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. He oversees a fleet of three aircraft consisting of a Gulfstream G450 and two G150s operated in support of the company’s international and domestic business objectives. His primary duties include overseeing day-to-day flight operations, department finance, standardization, international operations and compliance with IS-BAO standards.

Fetsko’s path to a career in business aviation began via an internship with Goodyear and has included flying positions in the charter and airline industries. He enjoys the dynamic nature of corporate aviation including the variety of destinations and the direct interaction with members of both the business and aviation communities.

Presentation: North Atlantic Operations: Crossings, Communications and Contingencies / North Atlantic Operations including the Organized Track System (OTS), Oceanic Clearances, CPDLC Communications, Contingency Planning and En-route Emergency Procedures will be discussed.