Robert McGuire

by Robert McGuire on October 14, 2017

Robert McGuire

Robert McGuire

SAFE #: S0002933


Hometown: Durham CT, United States

Home Airport: KSNC

Occupation: IT Sysems Architect

Education: Associates Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Pilot Certificates: ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, CFI-G, AGI, IGI, SES

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Mooneys, Pipers, Cessnas

Educational Specialty: Mooney Transition and Advanced Training

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: We had a small grass strip airport in my home town that I used to go visit.

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: Since about 1990

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: I enjoy passing onto others my knowledge and skills.

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Driving to the airport

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: The day I met JW "Corkey" Fornof and I never knew who he was until after.

Why did you join SAFE?: The develop more professional skills to teach students effectively.

What would you like to see change in aviation?: Lower Cost to allow more people to fly.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Eliminate the frivolous lawsuits.

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: I've been developing and presenting safety education seminars for a few years now.

Who are your role models in aviation?: Bob Hoover, Chuck Yeager

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