George Comollo - Full time Faculty, Division Chair
Education: Chair Comollo earned his Associate of Applied Science Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology, Broward College - 1985
Aviation credentials and experience: Comollo's Federal Aviation Administration credentials include his Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certificate, Airline Dispatch Certificate, Certified Flight Instructor with qualifications to instruct instrument, and multi-engine including CFI, CFII and MEI. He is a Certified Ground Instructor with basic, advanced and instrument certification including BGI, AGI and IGI. Comollo obtained his Private Pilot License at the age of 17, and has accrued more than 5,700 flight hours as a Part 141 Chief Instructor, a Part 135 pilot (PIC), and Part 121 F/O. He has experience flying a number of aircraft including The Douglas DC-9-30, Cessna CE550, Convair 580, Douglas DC-3, single engine Cessnas150, 172, 182, 210, Piper Warrior, Archer and Arrow, and Mooney 201. He has also flown Multi-engine Cessna's 303, 401, 402, 421, Piper Seneca and Seminole, and Beechcraft Duchess and Barons. Comollo has flown all over the U.S., Canada, Central and South America and the Caribbean.
Comollo worked as an Airframe and Powerplant mechanic for several airlines and charter companies. He worked on the Cessna 402, the Douglas DC-3, DC-6's, Cessna Citations and Bell 206 Long Ranger aircrafts. In his experience as an airline dispatcher for both domestic and flag CFR Title 14, Part 121 airlines as chief dispatcher and director of Part 121 training for both domestic and flag Comollo was responsible for implementation and approval of training manuals, training curriculums and the management of training records.
Teaching experience: George has been instructing Aviation Technology courses at Green River for a number of years. He is an enthusiastic instructor bringing vast professional experiences both inside of and outside of the classroom to his students.