For award-winning North Carolina flight instructor Dave Herwig, teaching aviation students was important enough to give up his airline flying job.
“I was an airline first officer, but my mind was always wandering back to the school where I had been teaching,” said Herwig, a Gold Seal Certificated Flight Instructor. “I found myself in the right seat of a regional airliner thinking about how my students were doing back at Cape Fear Aviation Flight School in Grays Creek. About how I enjoyed doing that job. And how I now dreaded driving in to work.”
So after some soul-searching and within a short time of first flying passengers on a CRJ700 regional jet airliner, he turned in his notice.[Read more…]