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Jody Fischer Promoted to Director of Flight Operations for Weather Modification International

MAY 9, 2017 (Fargo, ND) Jody Fischer has been promoted to Director of Flight Operations for Weather Modification International (WMI).  Fischer has been part of the WMI team serving many roles for over 17 years, most recently holding the position of Chief Pilot.

“Jody has been instrumental to the operational success of WMI over the past two decades.  His experience along with a focus on operational safety and efficiency provides the foundational leadership necessary to lead flight operations for many years to come,” says Neil Brackin, President WMI.

Fischer is an aviation professional with over 17 years of pilot experience in special missions including cloud seeding and atmospheric research aircraft operations.  He has served as Pilot in Command for several operational and research projects both domestically and in Canada, Africa, and India.  Fischer also serves as a Part 135 charter pilot for WMI’s sister company Fargo Jet Center. In addition to being a professional pilot with over 4600 flight hours (3000+ hours in special mission aircraft), he received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Aviation Management from the University of North Dakota in 1999.  Recognized as an industry leader, Fischer is also active in the Weather Modification Association as a certified operator and a recipient of Wilbur E. Brewer Professionalism Award given by the North Dakota Cloud Modification Project.  He is also a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).

Weather Modification LLC dba Weather Modification International is the world-leader in atmospheric chemistry, pollution and weather research, weather forecasting and modeling, and weather modification programs. The company is best known for its successful cloud modification projects worldwide to suppress hail and enhance precipitation.  WMI also sets the standard in providing sophisticated ground-based weather radar systems and has been active since the early 1960’s. WMI has conducted research and implemented weather programs in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, totaling more than 35 countries. WMI is a sister company to Fargo Jet Center and is based at their headquarters in Fargo, North Dakota, USA.

Contacts: Neil Brackin, President, 612-845-1631 

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