Brief summary of Aviation related work experience
47 years of Commercial Aviation experience.
May 2011 - Present, Retired
2002 - 2011 Federal Aviation Administration
Aviation Safety Inspector, and Principal Operations Inspector for Part 121 Domestic Air carrier ( SkyWest airlines)
Possess a CL-65 Type Rating.
2000 - 2002 Retired
1985 - 2000 United Airlines
Part 121 Airline Captain, Domestic, and Flag Operations in B-727, and Type rated B-747 First Officer.
1979 - 1985 Key Airlines
Part 121 Director of Flight Operations, Chief Pilot , and Check Airman. Also, Part 121 Airline Captain, Domestic and Flag Operations flying B-727, Convair 580, and 440 aircraft.
1977 - 1979 Sierra Pacific Airlines
Chief Pilot, and Part 121 Airline Captain, Domestic and Flag Operations flying Convair 580 aircraft.
1976 - 1977 U. S. Forest service
Pilot for Infra Red Fire detection aircraft. Job was a Temporary position for 1 year period.
1966 - 1976 Key airlines
Chief Pilot and Director of Flight Operations for Part 135 , and Part 121 Air carrier, Convair 440, and DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft.
Additional aviation experience: 10 years as a Pilot Examiner for the FAA testing and certifying pilot applicants for Private Pilot through ATP Certificates ..
During my tenure with the FAA, I Worked with SkyWest Airlines to obtain approval for numerous projects such as:
CRJ 900 approval
Special Arrival and Departure procedures for Aspen, and Eagle Co.
Special Arrival and Departure procedures for Mammoth Ca.
Weight and Balance Procedures for the CL-65, and EMB-120 aircraft.
Flight Crew training programs such as AQP
Special De-icing program / procedures for both the CL-65 and EMB-120.
Responsible for the approval of various programs for the SkyWest Airlines Certificate, such as:
Special Route procedures
Approval of AQP Training Program
Acceptance of all Flight Operations procedure manuals and procedures.
At United Airlines, as a Captain, I was responsible for the crew, and the conduct of each of my flights.
Numerous classes related to Air Carrier duties as an Aviation safety Inspector.including CL-65 Type Rating.
Several Aviation schools such as B-747, and B-727 flight training and Type Rating.
Flight Engineer , Turbo Jet Rating
Long Range Navigation procedures.
I'm a former member of AOPA, EAA, and PASS @ FAA
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