Dr. Laura Pogue Approved to Fly Diamond Twin Star Multi Engine

August 10, 2007 - Dr. Laura A. Pogue, Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc., has received approval to fly the Diamond Twin Star DA42 Multi Engine airplane, as a continuation of her flight training, from the Regional Airline Academy.

The Diamond Twin Star is one of the most advanced multi-engine aircrafts in the world, and remains the first and only piston aircraft with advanced airframe, avionics, and engine controls. It is fully equipped for instrument flight and includes the Garmin G1000 global positioning system (GPS) and is considered a jet transition training aircraft.

“I am motivated to move to the next level of my flight training and to have this terrific opportunity to pilot the Twin Star, in preparation for jet training,” states Dr. Pogue. Presently, Dr. Pogue is a Commercial Instrument Pilot, with Single and Multi-Engine ratings from the Federal Aviation Administration.

An aviator for five years, Dr. Pogue plans to obtain her Jet Standards Training, as well. “I love the fact that there is always something new and exciting to learn about airplanes and aviation. I try to convey the importance of continual learning and improvement as a way of life to my students and clients, both inside and outside of the formal classroom environment and to set a good example."

Dr. Pogue is the Founder, Owner, and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc.  Since 2001, Dr. Pogue and her team of professional business consultants have proactively served their clients with integrity, intelligence, and innovation, providing online educational resources for performance excellence and profitability. For more information, please contact Dr. Pogue and Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc. by email at Resources@smfri.com or visit their website at www.smfri.com.