Kevin T Rigby

Title
Associate Professor of Aeronautical Science
Email
Department
Aeronautical Science Department
College
Daytona College of Aviation
Kevin T Rigby

  • Ed.D. - Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, University of West Florida
  • E.D.S. - Education Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction, University of West Florida
  • M.A.S. - Master of Aeronautical Science in Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • ASCI 309: Aerodynamics
  • AS 310: Aircraft Performance
  • AS 387: Crew Resource Management
  • AS 408: Flight Safety

Current Annual Rotation:

  • AS 309 Aerodynamics
  • AS 310 Aircraft Performance
  • AS 387 Crew Resource Management
  • AS 408 Flight Safety
  • AS 332 Dispatch Aircraft Performance

Past Courses:

  • AS 254 Aviation Legislation
  • AS 321 Commercial Pilot Operations
  • AS 315 UAS Robotics
  • ASCI 530 Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • ASCI 531 Robotics and Control
  • ASCI 638 Human Factors in Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • UNSY 610 Unmanned Systems Autonomy and Automation


Dr. Rigby started flying at the age of 14 by working summers and flying one hour per month until he soloed at age 16 on December 4, 1985.  Since that time, his flight  experience includes over 4,400 hours PIC in 44 specific types of aircraft to include glider, tailwheel, aerobatic, and turbine aircraft.

His aviation experience includes: licensed USPA skydiver and jump pilot, flight instructor, Part 135 freight hauling bank checks, Director of Operations Corporate FBO, Part 121 airline operations PSA, glider tow pilot, upset recovery and sport aerobatics instructor, tail-wheel instructor, and FAR Part 60 Flight Test for Simulation.

He has years engineering experience in the semi-conductor, electronics manufacturing, and aerospace industry.