Shelly Engel is originally an Air Force kid who now refers to Lynchburg as home. Coming from a family of aviators, Shelly had her first flight at the age of seventeen and earned her private pilots certificate by eighteen. She is currently an instrument rated commercial pilot and Diamond DA 40 aircraft owner. Shelly graduated from Liberty University in 2009 with a Bachelors Degree in Aeronautics and a minor in Business Management.
Shelly has been in the aviation industry for nearly ten years assisting with aircraft management, sales, appraisals and flight school operations.
She has been with CVAS since its foundation in 2015, and currently operates as
the Vice President and FAA Qualifed UAS Pilot.