In this day and age, it’s nice to read stories about people who take their passions for flying and make them a reality. Michael was honored to be part of the inspiration for a high-school student who watched him fly at the National Championship Air Races in Reno a few years ago. After watching Michael fly, she is now driven to become an aerobatic pilot herself. When Michael started flying, he was inspired by then world famous aerobatic pilot, Leo Laudenslager. Take a moment to read this feel-good story and be inspired yourself!

Utah teen is inspired to become aerobatic pilot
Utah high-school senior Laura Johnson is aiming high for a career as an aerobatic pilot. Johnson, 17, is taking flight lessons toward her pilot’s license. Johnson said she was inspired by watching ace aviator Mike Goulian fly at the National Championship Air Races and Air Show in Reno, Nev. Salt Lake Tribune (Utah), (12/12)