Joe Rajacic

by Joe Rajacic on March 12, 2021

SAFE #: S0003241

Hometown: Reno NV, United States

Home Airport: KRNO

Occupation: pilot

Education: BS Aviation Maintenance Management

Pilot Certificates: ATP, CFIA, CFII

Airplanes Flying/Flown: B727, B737, B747, DC10, Lear, Citation, Mu2, Corvalis TTx

Educational Specialty: Flight and Simulator

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: Dream of Flying

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: 47 years

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Giving back to new aviators

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: That more people are not coming into the flying profession

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: Flying Captain on the B747-400 to international destinations

Why did you join SAFE?: To continue learning

What would you like to see change in aviation?: FAA to allow more use of flight simulators

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: not at this time

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: Worked at the United Airlines training center as a B747-400 subject matter expert

Who are your role models in aviation?: Bob Hoover

Anything else you'd like to add?: Happy Flying!

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