|Hometown: Hardy, VA
Hometown Airport: KROA
Occupation: Independent CFI
Pilot Certificates: ATP-ME, COMM-glider, PVT-ASES, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI
Airplanes Flying/Flown: Mooney 201, Beech C23, 24, A36, 55,58, CE 172,182, 206, 210, Beech kingAir 90, Piper pa-28, 34 & 34R, 32-200T. Gruman Tiger, etc.
Education Specialty: Instrument training, BFRs & IPCs
Q & A
|What drew you to aviation? Attended US Air Force Academy, class of 70
How long have you been involved in aviation education? 12 yrs.
What’s your favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Sharing with others the thrill and privledge of flight
What’s your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Seeing students drop out
Do you have a memorable aviation experience you’d like to share? Flying a multi-engine lighter-than-airship (the FUJI Blimp)
Why did you join SAFE? To continue to learn
What would you like to see change in aviation? Drop out rates of students
Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished? Mentoring of CFIs
Who are your role models in aviation? Capt’n John M. Cox, Pres. Safety Operations Systems, Inc.