by AL-RAHMAN on May 24, 2019

SAFE #: S0004176

Hometown: Central Islip NY, United States

Home Airport: KFRG, KISP

Occupation: Airline Pilot

Education: Bachelor of Science

Pilot Certificates: ATP, CFI AMEL & ASEL, INST.

Airplanes Flying/Flown: C-150, 152, 172 172RG,182, 210, PA-28-160, PA-44-180 DA-C1, BAE3100 (Jetream31), EMB-120 (Brasilia), CRJ-200,700,900, EMB-170,175,190

Educational Specialty: Aeronautics

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: I saw an Airplane fly over as a kid and I stared at it till the only thing i could see was the Beacon light.

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: I have been involved in aviation since 1992 which make twenty seven years.

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Passion for helping other achieve their aviation goals.

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Watching or hearing about accidents

Why did you join SAFE?: SAFE is unique as far as being a good resource for the aviation community.

What would you like to see change in aviation?: While I think automation is great i would like to see less of it and more basic flying skills.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Introducing basics before high-level automation glass cockpit.

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