22 Flying Days to Remember
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Long-time pilot, Robert Burke, recounts 22 flying experiences that stood out during his professional flying career spanning more than four decades. Ride along as the unexpected occurs, and quick thinking and teamwork become vital. Burke delivers a firsthand look into the evolving world of corporate aviation - from the golden age of Beech 18s through to the modern era of Falcon jets - and conveys the joys and challenges of life in the cockpit. An interesting read for pilots and non-pilots alike.
About the Author
Robert Burke is a native of Eastern Pennsylvania and the son of a 1930s aviator. He flew his first solo flight at age 16 at Zahn's Airport on Long Island, NY. His career in corporate aviation spanned its "golden age" of Beech 18s through to the modern era of Falcon jets. Bob has worked for CBS, National Distillers, and finally retired as the Director of Aviation for Champion Paper Company. In subsequent years he has enjoyed flying his restored Aeronca Champ and A-1 Husky from his local airport in Missouri. In 2016 he received the FAA's Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award.