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.