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About Gennaro Avolio
Gennaro (Bill) Avolio was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and took his first flight lesson on January 13, 1946. He worked as a mechanic (including time as a crew chief on P-51s) and was in the Oregon Air National Guard for 24 years. He spent time as an instructor pilot in the T-33, F-94B, F-89 and F-102, and even performed atomic cloud sampling. A commercial pilot, flight instructor and A&P, he holds the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award.
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