|Growing up in an Air Force family, Billy has been around some sort airplane his whole life. He started flying in 1988 and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Professional Aviation Technology from Indiana State University in 1994. In 1992 he started teaching aerobatics and has been hooked ever since.
In 1997 he graduated from Undergraduate Pilot Training and started flying for the Air Force Reserves out of Grissom Air Reserve Base, IN where he is an Instructor Pilot on the KC-135R Aerial Refueler. He is a veteran of Operation Northern and Southern Watch, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. He was part of the initial bomber strike on the opening of the Iraqi war staged out of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean.
He was hired by Chautauqua Airlines in 2001 and is a Captain on the Embraer 145, based in Indianapolis. Billy has over 8000 hours of flight time in 20 different aircraft, with 900 of it training pilots how to fly upside down.
Grayout Aerosports LLC provides solo airshow performances, aerobatic thrill rides and offers aerobatic and emergency upset training all over the Midwest. Their homebase is located just outside of Indianapolis. Visit their web site for more information Grayout Aerosports.
Be sure to come early and enjoy the multitude of exhibits and displays as well as an expanded food & drink selection, exhibits, and many static displays of airplanes you can see up close and personal.
Performers, Schedule & Events are subject to change.