Paul Howell of @Student_Pilot_Memes


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June 2021


This month's Aviator Spotlight shines its light on Paul Howell; a self-proclaimed average guy and loving dad of two girls. However, we think Paul is more than average. As a member of our United States Air Force we appreciate Paul for his service. Not only is he serving his country, he's also supply laughs worldwide! If you've been sent a spicy meme there's a good chance it was made by Paul and posted on his meme profile: @student_pilot_memes. Listen in on Paul's story as she tells it in his own words.


Paul Howell's story in his own words:


My name is Paul Howell, average guy and loving Dad to two girls. This all started when I was in the low point of my professional career. I had just been released from a special program in the Air Force, and wasn’t selected for a different unit. A few close friends suggested I try flying. I’ve always had a love for WW2 warbirds, and grew up near a small airport, so why not try flying? As soon as the wheels left the ground on my intro flight, I was hooked.



I flew every day I could, and my page was born out of finding that new purpose in my life and immersing myself in the aviation culture. I’m honored and humbled to have been selected to start pilot training in the Air Force, but one of the biggest joys in my life was showing my two daughters around an airplane and taking my usual post-PPL checkride picture with them in my arms.


"One of my biggest joys in my life was showing my two daughters around an airplane and taking my usual post-PPL checkride picture with them in my arms."


- Paul Howell



To continue following Paul's story, follow him on instagram @paisleys_snack_holder as well as his meme page @student_pilot_memes.


Thank you, Paul, for sharing your story. If you have a story you would like to share with the world send it to us at AviatorSpotlight@scannersifr.com. We look forward to hearing from you and sharing your story!



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