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Daniel Yerrington

Residential Chair, Associate Professor


  • Ph.D. Aviation – Saint Louis University (in progress)
  • M.S. Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • B.S. – Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Dan Yerrington retired in July 2023 after 21.5 years of flying in the US Air Force from a NATO assignment in Madrid, Spain. He entered the Air Force in 2002 after graduating from the USAF ROTC program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL where he studied Aerospace Engineering. He served in a variety of flying and staff positions during assignments on both active duty and the Air National Guard, including instructor and evaluator pilot in 3 aircraft. He currently has over 2,700 flying hours in the T-37, T-6A, T-38, and F-15C. He taught with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at a military campus in 2011, and has been an online faculty with LUO SoA since 2017. He now serves at LU as Residential Chair and Professor in an endeavor to mentor and develop students in their pursuit of God and aviation education.

Professional or Notable Memberships

Airplane Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)


He currently holds Federal Aviation Administration Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial Single, and Multi-Engine Land, Flight and Instrument Instructor, Multi-Engine, and Instrument Ratings.

Courses Taught

Aviation Survey (AVIA 105), Private Pilot Ground (AVIA 210/215), Private Pilot Flight (AVIA 220), Private Pilot Ground (AVIA 225), GPS Instrument Navigation (AVIA 242), Aviation Safety (AVIA 300), Commercial Ground (AVIA 315), Instrument Flight (AVIA 320), Commercial Flight (AVIA 327), Aviation Weather (AVIA 340), Principles of Transportation (AVIA 444), Aviation Organizational Ethics (AVIA 472)

Research Interests

Integration of Augmented and Virtual Reality into flight training effectiveness and safety implications.

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