Twin Beech, Ray, and Me
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Longtime pilot, Robert Burke, recounts his days learning to fly professionally and the man who trained him. Burke delivers a firsthand look into the earliest days of corporate aviation and the pioneers who shaped an industry that forever changed the way business is conducted.
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.