Call Sign: Deni
Favorite Plane: My Flying BarcaLounger (A320) is great but I’m happy to be flying anything high/low fast/slow
Occupation: First Officer
Most Exciting Aviation Experience: Flying the Caribbean islands in a twin turboprop!
Call sign: Tex
Why I'm a pilot: I always thought it was cool and eventually realized it was a possibility to pursue my dream.
Favorite plane: Anything with wings
Most exciting Aviation Experience: Flying in the mountains. They're so beautiful and always keep my on my toes.
Call Sign: Alpha
Why I'm a Pilot: I have a thirst for adventure and a curious soul. Having a Pilot's license has taken me to places a car or an airline would have never have been able to. And still does.
Favorite Airplane: The Grob 103 Sailplane. Seeking energy from the environment around you to stay in the air as long as possible is almost a spiritual experience.
Occupation: Captain at Mesa Airlines in the Embraer 175
Most exciting aviation experience: Sitting in the right seat while my son (and pilot) flew his mom and I along the Atlantic Ocean from Boston to Maine for Lobster last summer in a Cessna 172.
Call Sign: Crusher
Why I’m a pilot: I love airplanes, always have. I want to be around them as much as I can.
Favorite Plane: Piper Warrior. In general, the DC-3 is a classic beauty.
Occupation: Flight Instructor and Barista
Most Exciting Aviation Experience: Taking my mom up for the first time!
Call Sign: Call Me!
Favorite Plane: I can’t narrow it down to just one. I really enjoyed flying the Maule M7-235 on Aqua 2000 floats during my seaplane training. I also have enjoyed long cross country trips in the Diamond DA-40 and the Piper Aztec twin engine.
Occupation: Deputy Chief Systems Architect (full time); Flight Instructor (part time)
Most Exciting Aviation Experience: Serving on the Board of Directors for the College of Missionary Aviation (42J) located in Keystone Heights, FL and helping train students to serve as missionary pilots. I also enjoy any type of missionary flight (e.g. Angel Flight etc.).
Call Sign: ROTOR
Why I’m a pilot: Following in my old man’s footsteps, he was also an army helicopter pilot. Plus I watched a lot of Top Gun and Blackhawk Down
Favorite Plane: I’ll fly anything, but I’m partial to the Diamond
Occupation: I am a full time civilian Air Force instructor teaching initial flight training, and a part time Blackhawk instructor pilot for the US Army Reserve in a local MEDEVAC unit Most Exciting Aviation Experience: Plenty of excitement from 12 months in Iraq and 12 months in Afghanistan, but my favorite was responding in an HH60 to Hurricane Harvey down in Houston.
Call sign: Doc
Why I’m a pilot: Premonition when I was six on flight between Cleveland and Chicago
Favorite plane: The one I’m flying
Occupation: Aviation consultant & flight instructor.
Most exciting Aviation experience: Hand flying solid IMC over the Rockies.
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