The 1985 Airman of the Year, Bill Williams, (Casey's grandfather) and the 2000 Airman of the Year, Tim Williams, (Casey's father) presented the 2011 Airman of the Year Award to the 3rd Generation Airman of the Year, Casey Williams.
Each year the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association presents its most distinguished award, Airman of the Year, to one of its members who has shown outstanding dedication and support to the agricultural aviation industry.
The 2011 Airman of the Year award, was given to Casey Williams of Arrow Aviation in Broken Bow. Casey is the 3rd generation of his family to receive this prestigious award.
The award was presented recently at the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association (NATA) 2012 annual convention in Grand Island.
For more on this story, see this week's Custer County Chief.