DEPARTMENT: LOM Aviation, Lancaster
POSITION: Director of Aviation
LOCATION: Lancaster | CL
PHONE: (717) 690-8608
John Sibole, Director of Aviation – Eastern Mennonite University
John Sibole graduated from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant through Air Force ROTC. He then served as a pilot in the Air Force and in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard and Army National Guard. His engineering experience includes work as a Research Engineer for AVCO Lycoming (maker of piston aircraft engines). He had a thirty-year career with US Airways, which included duty as a Boeing 737 instructor and a Boeing 767 trans-Atlantic Captain. During this time he also founded a flight school that trained airplane and helicopter pilots. He served as a Safety Inspector in the Federal Aviation Administration for eight years before joining EMU to direct the aviation program.
BS, Lehigh University (Mechanical Engineering)