Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument
RTAG member Steve Katzmann passed away on July 23, 2021. Steve was a fellow aviator and a GA champion. He served as a Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Trustee and was an icon in our community.
Steve always remembered people's names and greeted everyone warmly. Steve will be greatly missed.
Private Pilot Certificate
RTAG founding member, past president, and longtime director Bob Meurer passed away on Sunday, November 14th, 2021. Bob will be remembered for his amazing stories, hearty laughter, and his dedication to teaching the next generation of pilots.
Dave Ruth, longtime local pilot and legend, passed away March 26, 2022. Dave served the Reno FSDO for many years as a Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE). In his 25,000-hour career, he flew 721 different “N-numbered" aircraft and certificated 1,543 pilots.