Mike Busch is arguably the best-known A&P/IA in general aviation. In 2008, he was honored by the FAA as "National Aviation Maintenance Technician of the Year." Mike has been a prolific aviation writer for nearly five decades. His monthly "Savvy Maintenance" column appears in AOPA PILOT magazine, and his writing has appeared in numerous publications including EAA Sport Aviation, AOPA's Opinion Leader's Blog, AVweb, and magazines for the three largest GA type clubs (ABS, CPA, and COPA). He is renowned for his free monthly maintenance webinars and his standing-room-only forums at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Mike has been a pilot and aircraft owner for 50+ years with 8,000+ hours logged, and he is a CFIA/I/ME. He's founder and CEO of Savvy Aviation, Inc., the world's largest firm providing maintenance-management, consulting, analysis and breakdown assistance services for owner-flown aircraft.