Patrick wanted to become a pilot since he was a kid. He started learning to fly at 16 and earned his private pilot license at 18. Patrick also gained an early interest in flight simulation technology and virtual reality systems. Along with Kyle Weller, he helps operate the Virtual Reality Lab at the University of North Dakota. While at the University of North Dakota, Patrick has taken lessons in aerobatics from Professor Michael Lents, hoping to eventually compete with the school’s team.
Patrick is a Certified Private Single-Engine Instrument Pilot with a Complex Aircraft Endorsement.
Patrick is a junior at the University of North Dakota working on a Bachelor of Science degree in Commercial Aviation and Aviation Safety and Operations.