Eric Himler had a lustrous 25-year career in general, military and commercial aviation. He flew over 700 combat hours and served as the commanding officer of the Marine Corps training unit for KC-130 pilots. He is also a former Blue Angel C-130 Demonstration Pilot where he would participate in airshows and the impressive C-130 JATO (Jet Assisted Take Off) maneuver, taking off at a 45-degree angle subjecting him to over two G’s of force.
Amy McFarland has been involved in the field of agriculture since she was very young. She was raised on a small ranch in western Nebraska and active in her 4-H program, raising and exhibiting sheep, dairy goats and cattle.