That electric feeling


Well, the weather came back with a vengeance today at SNF, but nothing stops the dedicated crew at Van’s from helping a builder. So, here we are in a tent during a torrential downpour including lightning and loud thunder, using iPhones for flashlights and explaining riveting techniques.

Everyone was really having fun until someone noticed we were standing in water with lightning strikes all around us. Now we are sitting up on the counters!

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Vic Syracuse
Vic is a fixed-wing and helicopter commercial pilot, CFII with ASMEL/ASES ratings, an A&P/IA, DAR, and EAA technical advisor and flight counselor. Passionately involved in aviation for over 40 years, he has built 11 aircraft and logged over 10,000 hours in 72 different kinds of aircraft. Vic volunteers as a Young Eagle pilot, has his own sport aviation business called Base Leg Aviation, and has written two books on aircraft prebuy and condition inspections.


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