Originally from North Dakota, Prestoned LaDuke joined the OzAir team in 2007. At College of the Ozark’s, LaDuke earned his Private, Commercial and ATP licenses with instrument, multi-engine, airframe and powerplant mechanic and tailwheel ratings. As a pilot with OzAir Preston earned a CE500 type rating, and in his 12 years of flying has been at the controls of 44 different makes and models of airplanes. When not flying Preston spends time with his wife of 10 year and their 2 girls, as they prepare for the arrival of a third. On his own time he enjoys hunting, gun smithing and gun trading, and doing projects around the house.