Fred Ouweleen is PacMin’s CEO and principal owner. He purchased Pacific Miniatures in 1986 and has been integrally involved with the company ever since. His love of aviation is life long, having been inspired when he was three years old by a picture on the back of cereal box showing a father and son flying a Piper Cub over a pastoral landscape. He started flying a Piper Cub out of a grass strip in Ansonia, Connecticut when he was sixteen and has been a general aviation pilot ever since. In this website log, he shares his perspectives on our industry and the challenges, opportunities and possibilities facing PacMin.