Nice article by Meg Godlewski in the Feb. 2 issue titled “What’s your motivation?” I was a 20-year Marine Corps A-4 Skyhawk pilot and I loved every minute of it, including Vietnam. When I retired in 1990, I went looking for a second career. Every time I found a flying opportunity, I saw it as a “job,” just hauling passengers around on the auto pilot. So I went another route — different career field, but it paid well. Now I own a Citabria and fly when I want and how I want. I have told my aviation pals that it’s the most fun flying I’ve had since I was a young officer flying jets for the Marines. Some of them look at me like I’m nuts. What? You wouldn’t want to fly for the airlines? Nope!CHUCK SPRIETSMALtCol (Ret) USMC
YOU DON’T WANT TO FLY FOR THE AIRLINES?
March 23, 2007 by Leave a Comment