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Bob Kuelthau

, Alabama

Bob Kuehlthau (right) grew up in Wisconsin and received his Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1968. Since then, he has lived in Northern Alabama where he enjoys flying, sailing, and camping with his wife Susan and two dogs. Bob managed computer mapping development at Intergraph Corporation in Huntsville, Alabama for over 20 years and is currently the owner of Eureka Cartography, a small publisher of maps and world globes.

Bob has been flying since 1986. He has accumulated more than 1500 hours flying and holds commercial and instrument pilot ratings. He has made 4 trips with his wife to Alaska in their Cessna 182 as well as numerous trips to the West Coast to visit their granddaughters.

Bob has been a member of the Sierra Club since 1968 and is a long time supporter of conservation and resource management. He joined SouthWings in 2002 as a volunteer pilot to help promote environmental awareness.

Bob no longer flies for SouthWings; however, his years of dedicated service have earned him Honorary Emeritus status.

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