Joel Gibbons

Joel Gibbons
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Joel is graduate of Western Michigan University's College of Aviation in 2007, currently employed as a pilot with XOJET. I have over 11 years of experience, five as a Captain with GoJet Airlines and two years of experience with corporate aviation including; flight testing and avionics sales during my time at L3 Aviation Products. I volunteered with my union training, safety, and scheduling committees, as well as having served as a Union Steward. I also committed my time as a University Ambassador, where I worked to recruit and educate college level students and CFI staff. I am involved with Pilots for Kids, have been a guest speaker for FAASTeams, and represented OBAP as an aerospace professional in schools. Most importantly I am a husband to a beautiful wife and father of two wonderful children.

Challenges of Weather

I was operating a flight from IAD to SAT, my first day off of high minimums, as a captain. (I would be able to be...