John M. Dennis

YP 12

Southbury, CT

John M. Dennis is a Member of the Young Pilots USA Executive Board and a founding member of Young Pilots USA.


Originally from Southbury, CT, Jack first got involved in aviation after a discovery flight at age 12, after which he was hooked. Throughout high school, he worked at the nearby Waterbury-Oxford Airport (OXC), cleaning airplanes and managing his flight school's hangar, while pursuing flight training.

Today, Jack is a senior at the Florida Institute of Technology, studying Aviation Management with Flight. He is an intern at a large private aviation management company and a flight instructor with the Oxford Flying Club, where he also serves on the safety, maintenance, and long-range planning committees.

As a pilot, Jack holds a Commercial Pilot's License with ASEL, AMEL, and Instrument ratings, with over 400 hours in the air, and has experience in many types, including turbine aircraft.