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John Sibole Jr

POSITION: Director of Aviation

EMU at Lancaster
Leadership and Org Management Aviation, Lancaster
Leadership and Org Management, Lancaster

LOCATION: Lancaster | CL

PHONE: (717) 690-8608

EMAIL: john.sibole@emu.edu

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)

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