Dan Tannas learned to fly at Ed Shenk's grass airport north of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He has been a flight instructor since 1974, and was designated FAA Pilot Examiner in 1985. His home base is Michigan City, Indiana (MGC), and he also travels throughout northwestern Indiana and the greater Chicago area.
Dan is authorized to do certification flight tests for Recreational Pilot, Private Pilot, Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rating, and all Glider ratings. He also holds authorizations to do Flight Instructor certifications. Dan holds the FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor certificate and was awarded the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award for his safety record .