Pilot Introduction Thread

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UAL345 Shane Egan

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Post by UAL345 Shane Egan » May 3rd, 2014, 3:58 pm

Name:Shane Egan
Birthplace:Florida keys, key largo
currect location: El paso
hobbies: shooting, exercise, flight simming, hunting
occupation:Active Duty united states army
interesting facts:been around the world i guess you could say, ive been to Korea where i got to do a bunch of different things, I've been to japan and where i was at a AFB (cant remember the name lol), Georgia where i was at ft Gordon, cant really say much of what i did but i guess that's interesting. haha

UAL604 John Tougas

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Post by UAL604 John Tougas » May 9th, 2014, 7:21 pm

Callsign: UAL604
Name: John Tougas
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Current Location: Wales Massachusetts
Hobbies: Simulations (mostly Racing but now FS :))
Occupation: PCA
Interesting facts: I spent 4 years jumping out of functioning aircraft and the only time I was ever in a non functioning plane I didn't have a parachute :) I also walked from Philadelphia to Milford Connecticut a distance of 330 miles.
Age: 45
Kids: 2 (girls)

UAL725 Nick Westfall

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Post by UAL725 Nick Westfall » May 10th, 2014, 9:57 am

Hey I'm new here and figured this would be a good place to introduce myself

Callsign: UAL725
Name: Nick Westfall
Birthplace: Charlottesville Virginia
Currently: Richmond VA
Hobbies: Flight sim of course, RTS PC games, dodgeball and model railroading
Occupation: poor broke college student
Interesting Facts: Lived in Northern Indiana for to long and am currently studying historic preservation
Age: 22
Kids: none!

UAL742 Glenn Wilkinson

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Post by UAL742 Glenn Wilkinson » May 11th, 2014, 10:21 am

Just now discovered I had missed this thread and figured better late than never!

Callsign: UAL742
Name: Glenn Wilkinson
Birthplace: Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
Current Location: Brandon, Mississippi
Hobbies: Flight simming (since 1988 - subLogic FS - predecessor to MS Flt Sim), guitar
Occupation: Retired USN (1974-1994), worked as paralegal until Jan. 2014, currently out of work on disability due to multiple myeloma (bone marrow/blood cancer.
Interesting facts: been around the world, several times, to far off places (Australia, Singapore, Korea, Philippines, Vancouver & Victoria BC) thanks to USN, all with airwings/squadrons on aircraft carriers. Fueled my love for aviation. Never could get private pilots license due to poor vision.
Age: 59
Kids: 4 - 3 sons (35, 31, 22, 1 daughter (26). Youngest son in USAF, took a liking to flight simming from me. Color blind so could not become a pilot.

UAL657 John Brosnan

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Post by UAL657 John Brosnan » June 12th, 2014, 9:09 pm

Callsign: UAL657
Name: John Brosnan
Birthplace: Bronx, New York
Current Location: Goshen, New York
Hobbies: Anything aviation related, reading, gym, sports especially baseball and college football.
Occupation: Retired New York City Policeman after serving for 22 years.
Interesting facts: Not sure. I am the average guy who likes to stay low key and enjoy all life has to offer.
Age: 43
Kids: 3 Two sons 18 & 5. One daughter age 8.

UAL562 Michael Chute

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Post by UAL562 Michael Chute » June 15th, 2014, 12:26 pm

Call sign: UAL 562
Name: Mike Chute
Birthplace: Toronto ON Canada
Current Location: Greenwood NS Canada
Hobbies: Flight Sim, Virtual ATC, bicycling, geocaching
Occupation: retired
Age: 72
3 children and 11 grandchildren

UAL150 Alex Leites

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Post by UAL150 Alex Leites » June 15th, 2014, 4:09 pm

Welcome aboard, Mike! Glad to see another aviator in Canada here :)

UAL767 Kenneth Dickerson

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Post by UAL767 Kenneth Dickerson » June 17th, 2014, 3:08 pm

Call Sign: UAL767
Name: Kenneth (Ken) Dickerson
Birthplace: Marion, Indiana
Current Location: Harker Heights, TX (Just outside Ft Hood)
Hobbies: Computers, Flying, Wood Working, staying away from wifes to-do list
Occupation: Civilian Safety Manager for a MLRS Army Brigade
Interesting facts: Retired Army Aviator, Flew UH-1, OH-58a&c's, AH-1 Cobra ECAS, MODS and PRODS, AH-64 Test Pilot. Been retired since 95 and then completed two tours to IRAQ with the Army Brigade I work for now. I hold a FAA Commerial ticket with Instrument endorsement, have not flown RL for a while now but I do fine VR.
Age: 59

Returning pilot, only got one flight in before RL made that change. Things are back to normal and already have a couple flights under my belt. Picked up the 727 bug, so you may see a 3-holer a little more than usual.

UAL137 Raymond Hammer

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Post by UAL137 Raymond Hammer » August 15th, 2014, 5:45 pm

Callsign: UAL137
Name: Raymond (Ray) Hammer
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN
Current Location: Chula Vista, CA
Hobbies: Anything Aviation related, Sports (Padres, Chargers, Clippers, Stanley Cup Champion LA Kings) SDSU Aztecs, USC Trojans "Fight On"...... Sorry!
Occupation: Retired Software Engineer (Defense Contractors, Air Combat Training Systems)
RW Flying: Commercial, Instrument, Multi-Engine Land
Age: 69
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UAL221 Jon Richardson

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Post by UAL221 Jon Richardson » September 7th, 2015, 4:49 pm

Callsign: UAL221
Name: Jon Richardson
Birthplace: Oceanside, Camp Pendelton, CA
Current Location: Las Vegas, NV
Hobbies: Aviation, Sailing, Scuba diving, travelling
Occupation: Information Security Specialist for Federal Govt National Laboratory
Interesting facts: Served in two branches of the U.S. Armed forces- US Army and USAF.
Age: 47
Kids: 2 cats and a dog...

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