Jerard Delaney II

A photo of Jerard Delaney

RETIRED Chief Aviation Instructor; Safety Officer

Technology and Professional Services Management



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Ph.D., University of Toledo

Professional Summary

2022 - Present: Retired

2019 - 2022: Assistant Professor

Industry Experience

  • 35 years flight experience
  • 21 years flight and ground instructor
  • 13 years Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic w/ Inspection Authorization
  • FAA Safety Team Lead Representative
  • Chair, Michigan Aviation Safety Forum

Courses Taught

  • AVT 208: Aviation Human Factors
  • AVT 313: Aviation Industry Regulations
  • AVT 320: Aviation Safety
  • AVT 322: System Safety in Aviation
  • AVMT 110: Aircraft Maintenance
  • AVMT 120: Flight Operations I
  • AVMT 220: Flight Operations II
  • AVFT 222: Intro to Automation in Aviation
  • AVFO 175a: Private Pilot Certification

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Aviation Accreditation Board International
  • University Aviation Association
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Experimental Aviation Association

Additional Information

Dr. Delaney was an Assistant Professor and the Coordinator of the Aviation Program at EMU. He served for a number of years as part-time faculty bringing his expertise as a long time owner of a flight school where he served as Chief Flight Instructor and of an aircraft maintenance shop where he served as Chief Mechanic and Inspector. Prior to retiring, he moved into the roll of full-time instructor and shortly thereafter assumed the position of Program Coordinator before retiring in 2022.