Tony Bill, actor, producer, director (Flyboys), started flying gliders in 1953 at the age of 13. He soloed at 14, becoming one of the youngest licensed pilots in America and today has logged over 3,000 hours, holding a commercial pilots license, instrument rating and privileges in glider, single engine sea and multi-engine aircraft. He was awarded the Achievement in Aviation Award due to his personal and professional involvement in aviation, as well as his outstanding commitment to preserving its history through the arts.