JP Stewart has been hooked on aviation for nearly 10 years.
Beginning with radio control aircraft he flew competitive giant-scale aerobatics before moving into full-scale flying. He joined the Blue Ridge Soaring Society (BRSS) six years ago and fell in love with soaring. JP completed on the US Junior Team at the Worlds in Narromine, Australia in 2015. He helped organize and facilitate a Junior Camp last summer at TSA and is CM for the junior camp this summer at Harris Hill. He is a student at Virginia Tech studying aerospace engineering and currently an engineer at Aurora Flight Sciences. He currently flies out of New Castle and Front Royal, VA. JP’s is an active volunteer for Junior soaring through SSA projects and is a proven team player.
Melanie is strictly ground crew (N1K), but is an avid lover of the sport. She is the ussoaringteams.org web master and loves new ideas so feel free to ask questions, offer suggestions, and give her additional content!