Tim Cole is the chief content officer of Belvoir Media Group, publishers of Kitplanes, AVweb.com, Aviation Safety and numerous additional magazines, newsletters and web sites serving the information needs of general aviation pilots. He is an instrument-rated private pilot, and holds a 50-ton captain’s license from the U.S. Coast Guard. In prior roles he served as an editor at leading marine magazines, and was the science/technology/aerospace editor of Popular Mechanics. Tim’s editorial assignments have taken him aboard America’s nuclear Navy, to climate change studies at the South Pole, and to particle physics cyclotrons in Siberia. Tim and his wife, Sarah Smedley, live in Greenwich, Connecticut and New York City.