Born at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois where his father was stationed, George Canale moved to Florida at an early age and graduated from Seminole High School in Seminole before entering the National Aviation Academy in Clearwater. There he earned both a Private Pilot’s license and an Airframe and Powerplant (A & P) certificate. George began his aviation career as a technician at an authorized Bell Helicopter Service Center at Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg, West Florida Helicopters. After 3 years there, he moved to Tampa and spent five years at Sunstate Propellers before leaving in 1997 to join National Flight Sales Corporation as a sales and marketing representative for Parker. George joined GlobalParts.aero in 2017.