About

Bill and CatherineAce Aerobatic School is operated by flight instructor Catherine Cavagnaro who holds Airline Transport Pilot and CFI-I certificates. She is also a Professor of Mathematics at the University of the South and chaired the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Catherine has served as a spin demonstration pilot at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) as well as on research and flight testing teams for the aircraft icing project using the UTSI variable-stability Navion.

Catherine taught with Bill Kershner for the last few years of his life and maintains his legacy at KUOS in her 1979 Cessna Aerobat “Wilbur.” ¬†You can see his matching 1979 Aerobat “Orville” at the National Air and Space Museum (Udvar-Hazy Center) in Washington DC.

Wilbur and Orville