Joined Aug 1 2017
63 years old
Lifetime aviation enthusiast. Instrument + Commercial.
First flight at 6 (Piper Cub). Started training at 18 in Delta, LA (former abode of Delta Crop Dusting Service --> Delta Airlines). Private at 19.
BS Aerospace Engineering from Mississippi State.
Career as a software engineer. Worked in Mission Control on first Space Shuttle flight. Worked on FAA Advanced Automation System (ATC replacement).
Owned a 182 and partnered on a Grumman Tiger.
Currently working towards CFI as a way to avoid gaps in flying due to work (kids are all on their own). Might be interested in working on a restoration (helped my Dad restore his award winning 1947 Luscombe Sedan).