Dan Tannas learned to fly at Ed Shenk's grass airport north of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Dan has been a flight instructor since 1974, and was designated FAA Pilot Examiner in 1985. He conducts practical tests for SportPilot, Recreational Pilot, Private and Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rating, and all glider ratings. Dan is also authorized to conduct Flight Instructor certifications in single-engine airplanes and gliders. Dan holds the FAA Gold Seal flight instructor certificate, and was awarded the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award for his safety record. His home base is Laporte, Indiana (KPPO).