45 Years of Aviation related experience
(9) Years as Aviation Safety Inspector for the FAA
(3) Years as Principal Operations Inspector for SkyWest Airlines Operations certificate
(33) Years as Captain and First Officer for Part 121 Air Carriers flying
Convair 580, 440, B-727, and B-747 aircraft.
10 years as a Pilot Examiner for the FAA
As SkyWest Principal Operations Inspector:
Acted as pilot in command of flight.
Performed additional duties and special projects as assigned by the Chief Pilot.
Checked passenger and cargo distributions and fuel amounts to ensure that weight and balance specifications were met.
Ensured that all company procedures and Federal Aviation Regulations were adhered to.
Worked as part of a flight team with other crew members.
Planned flights with consideration of weather, NOTAMS, aircraft capabilities, mission requirements, company requirements and aircraft airworthiness.
Provided information on the safe operation of aircraft.
Numerous courses related Aviation Safety inspector duties and responsibilities such as :
CL-65 Type Rating training
B-727, and B-747 Flight Training
Extended Over water operations
Extended Long Range Navigation procedures
Hazardous Materials training
Hi Jacking procedures
Former AOPA, EAA, and PASS affiliation
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