Susan Dusenbury

Vintage Aircraft Association
Susan is the current President of the Vintage Aircraft Association, the largest organization in the world dedicated to the preservation and restoration of vintage aircraft. She began flying at the age of 15 and earned her private pilots certificate during her senior year in high school. While in college, Susan earned her Commercial, Multi-engine, Instrument and Flight Instructor Certificates. After college Susan enrolled in a two year Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics course and graduated with an Associate Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology. Susan recently retired from the national EAA Board of directors after serving for 20 years and also, recently retired from ABX Air (formally Airborne Freight Corporation) after flying 25 years of night freight. Over time Susan has owned and/or restored several vintage airplanes including an Aeronca 7AC “Champ”, a Luscombe 8A, an Inland Sport, a KR-21 and a Culver “Cadet”. She now owns and flys a 1953 Cessna 180 and a 1937 Taylor J-2 “Cub” from her farm in North Carolina and is currently restoring a 1935 Stinson SR-6 “Reliant”.

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