C. Potter has served for thirty years as Chair of the Aurora Airport
Authority. His progressive leadership moved the Aurora Municipal Airport from a 1600-foot grass runway to a facility with a
4,300' x 75' lighted runway and the most modem equipment. The Aurora, Nebraska airport was named 1994 Nebraska Airport of the Year by the Nebraska Department of Aeronautics. Potter’s
first airplane was a 58hp Taylor Cub. He bought it in parts and assembled it
himself. He ran his own flying school, then served
as a flight instructor in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He also flew for
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Department of the Interior in Alaska.