Daniel Keen

Daniel Keen has over 14,500+ hours total time, Master Instructor since April, 2000 FAASTeam Wings Program – Basic Phase 16, Advanced Phase 18, Master Phase 17 

2004-2020 (Retired) FAA Aviation Safety Inspector Indianapolis FSDO
• Conduct Certification Checkrides
• Oversee Part 61, 91, 133, 135, 137, 141 and 142 Operators
• Safety Officer for Indianapolis FSDO
• Oversee airshow activities/Red Bull Air Race Inspector-in-Charge
• Managing Specialist for Designated Pilot Examiner Program
• Accident Investigation 2000-2004 Purdue University Aviation Education Specialist Dept. of Aviation Technology
• Flight instruction for private, instrument, commercial, multi-engine and flight instructors (over 5500 hours of dual given)
• FAA Designated Pilot Examiner
• Head Coach of the Purdue University Flight Team
• Supervisor/mentor Part Time Flight Instructors
• ATP, Glider, Sea, Flight Instructor, Ground School Instructor 1985-2005 KeenAire, Inc.

Owner/Chief Pilot
• Provide on-demand charter service • Provide prisoner transport for local law enforcement agencies 1983-1998 Aretz Flying Service Chief Pilot/Chief Flight Instructor Lafayette, IN Part 141 School
• Duties included flight instruction, pilot examiner
• Company closed in 1998 – airport closed in 2000

Coach of the Year – Region VIII, National Intercollegiate Flying Association 2003 Flight Instructor of the Year, Indianapolis FSDO, 1990 Flight Instructor of the Year, Indianapolis FSDO and Great Lakes Region, 2004 Experimental Aircraft Association Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (member since 8/4/2010) Women in Aviation International Seaplane Pilots Association)