Aviation and Flight Research Lab

Todd McIntyre – Chief Mentor/Pilot of the Aviation Research Lab


Lt. Col. Todd McIntyre is our Aviation Lab Chief Mentor and Pilot. He has been flying for 18 years and has flown 13 different types of aircraft including military trainers and is a mountain certified, Homeland Security, search and rescue pilot.  He currently flies with the Blacksheep Squadron based out of Centennial and Buckley AFB.  Todd had flown from the deserts, ocean and mountains of California, the flatlands of the Midwest and the highest mountains in Colorado.  Todd’s educational background is in History and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and he continues with U.S. Air Force extension classes. Todd is the owner of a IT and communications company providing traditional voice, VoIP and Internet connectivity to businesses for twenty years.  He is married and has two boys. Pictured left to right are: Annie Pandya, Todd McIntyre, Maeve McDonald and Shreya Shubhangi, all who participated in the Aviation Research Lab at Centennial Airport.


2013 WAG AwardSTEM Ventures Aviation Lab to be Built in Highlands Ranch

STEM Ventures is pleased to announce that plans are underway to open an Aviation Lab in Highlands Ranch because of a generous grant from the Wolf Aviation Fund. Thanks to members of the Civil Air Patrol Blacksheep Squadron for writing the grant and teaching future classes.

Thank you to Our Business and Industry Partners and Higher Education Leaders

Thanks to our business and industry partners at Independence Aviation and higher education partners at Metro State University for support of our STEM Ventures Aviation program.

MSU         Independence Aviation

To read more about all the planned STEM Venture Research Labs, please click here


Simulator at IA

Thank you Bob Stedman, Owner of Independence Aviation for hosting the STEM Ventures Aviation Lab at Centennial Airport.

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