Aron grew up in Budapest, Hungary. Thanks to his family, he has been able to travel a lot since he was born. Aron fell in love with airplanes and at the age of fifteen when he his first DSLR camera and started capturing aircraft at Budapest Airport. He loves developing his aviation photography skills, meeting new cultures, and is open to anything new. Aron’s goal is to travel all around the world taking pictures non-stop.
- Location: Budapest, Hungary
Mike is the only consistent photographer based out of Boeing’s factory in Charleston, SC. His passion for aviation photography was founded at an early age, growing up close to Boston Logan International Airport. In 2006, Mike moved from Boston to attend the College of Charleston in South Carolina. As luck would have it, Boeing decided to make Charleston their home a couple of years later. Graduating in 2010, Mike decided to permanently stay in Charleston and ever since then, has captured almost every 787 test flight. His most memorable photograph was capturing the first 787-10 for Singapore Airlines. Mike is also a published surf photographer, lover of all things heavy industry, and an avid traveler.
Katie was born within minutes of the Boeing Everett factory and has spent much of her life next to the PAE runway. With both sides of the family either pilots or involved in aerospace, she couldn’t help but be hooked. One of her favorite early childhood memories is laying on the hood of the family’s giant station wagon, scanner in hand, at the end of the Paine Field runway with planes coming in overhead. Plane spotting is an excellent outlet for her airplane addiction.
Peter Weiland is currently a high school student. He lives about one hour north of D.C., and loves taking the metro in to see the airport and take some cool pictures. During the time Peter is not busy with school work or working on something for AirlineGeeks, he spends most of his time playing ice hockey. Peter began his flight training at a nearby general aviation airport.
- Location: Washington, D.C.
Bill grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he was exposed to aviation from a very young age through his family’s avionics business. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and had a 20-year career as a police officer, although he never abandoned his passion for aviation. He continued to involve himself in the aviation community through his family’s business as well as his overall interest in aviation photography. In 2007, he shot his first airshow and since then has been working to improve his aviation photography skills by attending many aviation events around the world.
Ben has always loved aviation ever since he was taken to Gravelly Point as a little kid. He recently started going to the airport more frequently to take photos of aircraft. His goal for the far future is to be the captain of a wide-body airliner and is going to start flight training soon.
- Location: Washington, D.C.
Fabian started photographing aircraft at the age of 11, and from there his interest turned to photography and traveling. He’s traveled to more than 20 countries on 4 continents. Right now he is in the process of finishing his Aerospace Engineering studies and completing his frozen ATPL.
- Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Michael is a CLIO award winning designer and digital content producer. Michael has an extensive branding background in sports and event identities for MLB and the NHL. Michael founded Raisch Studios in 2003. His digital content has received international exposure and has been featured on Brand New, HOW Design, People Magazine, the Smithsonian Channel, IFC, and CNN.
In the aviation community, he is best known for his “Toddler Flight Simulator” and producing a photographic tribute for MH370 told through the lens of international planespotters.
- Location: Jersey City, NJ
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