Archie Pollock

by Archie Pollock on August 5, 2013

SAFE #: S0001319

Hometown: Greenville KY, United States

Home Airport: M21

Occupation: Retired

Education: Ph.D

Pilot Certificates: Commercial SEL, CFI

Airplanes Flying/Flown: C-150, 152, 172, 182, 182RG, Piper Arrow, Piper Archer

Educational Specialty: Medical Education, Health Care Admin

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: Grew up during WWII and became fascinated with airplanes and flying

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: 32 years

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Teaching private pilot students and seeing them progress and build skill and confidence

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Don't have any.

Why did you join SAFE?: Seems like a good way to be a part of a professional organization

What would you like to see change in aviation?: The cost to fly reduced. Too expensive for many people.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Get the price of aviation fuel down and the cost of airplanes lowered.

Who are your role models in aviation?: Bob Hoover and all the flight crews of WWII

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