Juan Carlos Bolomey


What is your name?
Juan Carlos Bolomey

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What is your occupation?
Acoustic Consultant

What is your home airport? 

What year did you start flying?

Where did you learn to fly?
Pacific Rim Aviation Academy @ YPK

Why did you start flying?
I was introduced to aviation when I was 8 years old when my Dad began flying a Piper PA18 for a large pulp and paper company; checking for spot fires; “clipping tops” he used to call it.

What airplane did you learn to fly in?
Cessna 172M

What airplane do you fly now?
Cessna 172M

What is your favorite kind of flying or place to fly to?
I am currently working on my PPL and would love to do some bush flying in a taildragger. I also look forward to heading out to the Island for a weekend.

What is your favorite feature on the BCGA website?
Such a wealth of great up-to-date information on aviation in BC

In a few words describe what the BCGA is to you:
It was my stepping stone to starting my PPL, and a great source of information on BC aviation.

What other aviation organizations / clubs are you affiliated with?
I’ve been a volunteer member of PEP-Air (CASARA) since 2016; I am currently a base radio operator.

What is your favorite quote?
Don’t be afraid to fail, failure is the stepping stone to success

Other interests:
Scuba Diving, Hiking.