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Pictured above is Bryan Melborn.

Bryan Melborn
is the Owner/CEO of Kolb Aircraft Company, LLC. Bryan acquired the company from its previous group of owners in March 2010. He has been associated with Kolb Aircraft for several years through his business Custom Air.

Bryan has been a five-time EAA Grand Champion builder. The airplane pictured to the left is an example of his exemplary craftsmanship.

During his 38-year span of building, he has built over 150 aircraft.

He has been the Kolb Factory Quick-Build, Complete-Build, and Builder Assist expert since 1995.

Helen Melborn is the wife of Bryan Melborn and is a welcoming force in the Kolb family atmosphere. She is an outstanding photographer and enjoys photographing aircraft. Most of the pictures on this web site were taken by her. "I enjoy being around the Kolb builders as they have so much excitement when building their planes," says Helen. "We become a part of their family as much as they become part of the Kolb family."

Pictured above is Bryan and Helen Melborn.

Pictured above is our webmaster Dana Labhart.

Dana Labhart has been a loyal contributor to Kolb Aircraft since its move to London, Kentucky. Many of you have probably enjoyed some sweet treats she has provided at different Kolb functions over the years.

She has been a graphic designer for 25 years and owner of Art By Atherton. Dana Labhart was instrumental in the design, development, and deployment of our web site and is greatly appreciated for her efforts in making our web site all that we have ever envisioned.

Her email address is njlabhart@windstream.net.

Dennis Jackson
has been an employee of Kolb Aircraft since 2001. He is Kolb's welder/fabricator and builds all of the cages and steel parts.

He has been a welder for almost 20 years and is a multi-certified welder.

During his 10 years at Kolb, he also built five DR109 aerobatic aircraft. 

Pictured above is Dennis Jackson.








































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