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Meet OUr Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

Founded in 2017, The Historic Aircraft Preservation Society, Inc. is a Texas-based non-profit dedicated to preserving, restoring, flying, and displaying historic aircraft of the 1930's through the 1950's. 

Gerald Oliver, President & Direector

Gerald Oliver

President & Director

Private pilot and aircraft owner.  Retired commercial real estate executive.  Board member of the Commemorative Air Force Foundation.  Resides in Midlothian, TX. 

Bruce Granger, PhD Secretary & Director

Bruce Granger, PhD.

Secretary & Director

Private pilot.   Corporate real estate executive, specializes in industrial real estate in Chicago.  Adventure motorcycle rider.  Former college professor and professional trumpeter.  Resides in Hinsdale, IL and Celina, OH.

Jonathan Oliver  Treasurer & Director

Jonathan Oliver

Treasurer & Director

Commercial pilot and aircraft owner.  Chief pilot of Airborne Imaging, a Defense and Industry contractor.   Type rated in the B-29, C-47 and other vintage aircraft.   Resides in Waxahachie, TX.

Don Boccaccio  Director

Don Boccaccio


Private pilot.   Retired owner of an aviation electronics / avionics business.  Volunteer Tour Leader for the Commemorative Air Force.   Resides in Hartford, CT and Naples, FL.

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