Charles Nicholson

by Charles Nicholson on August 9, 2014

SAFE #: S0001361

Hometown: Greensboro NC, United States

Home Airport: KGSO

Occupation: AME

Education: MD University of Tennessee

Pilot Certificates: ATP, CFII ASMEL

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Baron, King Air

Educational Specialty: Surgeon

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: Watching plane sflying

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: About 45 years

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Encouraging Pilots

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

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: Flying coast to coast in an F33 Bonanza with 2 sons

Why did you join SAFE?: Support aviation education, safe flying

What would you like to see change in aviation?: "Expansion" of privileges with use of valid driver's license as Medical

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Write Members of Congress and Senators

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: Facilitating 400+/- FAA Medical Certificates annually

Who are your role models in aviation?: Dick Rodd, Bob Burrows, Bob Hoover

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