Preserving the Sacrifices of the OV-10 Crews and Their Families
Project Leader / Crew Chief
Manclark co-founded Leading Edge Aviation Services, Inc. in 1989 and served as the corporation’s CEO until September 2013. Manclark holds a Commercial Multi-Engine and Helicopter licenses. He is an active Commissioner in the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. He attended business school at Chapman College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Erdkamp has developed and executed strategic growth plans, expanded the FAA reporting business with consistent annual growth, and is the leading OV-10 broker in the nation. He is a multi-engine pilot and ground instructor with certificates in Aircraft/Helicopter Maintenance, which provides him unique insights to the design, construction and repair of aircraft. Erdkamp holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Warbird Restoration Specialist
Matt brings a generation of aircraft restoration experience to a world class pool of aviation talent and knowledge at Chino Airport. With recent P-40’s, SeaFury’s and numerous other warbird projects, Matt and his team are dedicated to a safe, high quality and technically accurate restoration. [California Aero Lab]
Pilot / Promoter
Corporate pilot with a passion for the air and sea that fueled a Bachelor Degree in Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Jarvis holds an ATP and a US Coast Guard Master’s [Captain’s] License. Founder of InterSeller—an Orange County Web Development company. [visit InterSeller.com]
Leading Edge Avionics
Prime Contractor for airframe wiring, avionics, instrument repair and upgrade.
Founded over four decades ago in beautiful Southern California, Leading Edge Avionics is recognized as one of America’s top avionics and instrument sales and service facilities. Centrally located within John Wayne Airport (SNA), Leading Edge Avionics is the go-to choice for owners and operators of a wide range of corporate jets and turboprops [visit Leading Edge Avionics]
VAL-4 Black Ponies
This group is dedicated to the men and women who served in or supported the US Navy’s Light Attack Squadron FOUR (VAL-4) which flew the OV-10 Bronco aircraft. The squadron call sign was “Black Pony”. [visit blackpony.org]
Bronco Pilot & Consultant
In 2010 Patty started flying for Cal Fire as an Air Attack pilot in the OV-10 Bronco. Cal Fire pilots fly both the OV-10 and the S2T Tanker out of 13 different bases, supporting firefighters on the ground. After flying for Cal Fire for three years, she has decided to return to Florida to start an aerobatic school, “Patty Wagstaff Aerobatic School” in St. Augustine, Florida.[visit pattywagstaff.com]