A group of pilots and professionals dedicated to STEM and aviation education

David Brubaker

“We need to identify the talented and motivated students.  Give them a comprehensive ‘mission experience’ - and help jump start their STEM or Pilot careers.  Our focus should not be on quantity of students, but on the quality.  Lets fill the void of a sample flight with a customized event”.  

Dave Brubaker, former USAF Fighter Pilot and STEM Flights founder. 


Sam Moore

Sam began flying at a young age in his uncle’s vintage Stearman. From those early days, he saw the love of flying among pilots. He also saw the great care, knowledge, and thought that went into each flight.  The background and expertise in STEM and aviation was essential to each mission and to a broader and more in-depth understanding of the world.  Sam believes that we are all responsible for making this knowledge and opportunity to students and youth so that they can carry it forward to the next generation.

Treasurer, Board of Directors

William Richards

Bill retired from the Prince George's County Maryland Police Department in January 2001 after 25 years of service as the Commander of the Special Operations Division holding the rank of Major.   When the Aviation Unit, which consisted of two MD 520 NOTAR Helicopters, was formed in 1999 it was placed under the Special Operations Division and Bill’s Command.  Bill has a Helicopter Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Instructor and Instrument Flight Instructor ratings. He is also a Multi-Engine Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Instructor and Single-Engine Fixed Wing Flight Instructor and an Instrument Ground Instructor in addition to being type rated in King Air 200 and 300 aircraft.  

Secretary, Board of Directors

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