William Fisher

by William Fisher on August 16, 2020

SAFE #: S0005778

Hometown: Edgerton WI, United States

Home Airport: KJVL

Occupation: Commercial Pilot

Education: BS in Aeronautical Science

Pilot Certificates: ATP CFII MEI

Airplanes Flying/Flown: C-310 B-737 B-777 B-767 FK-100 C-141 Sabreliner

Educational Specialty: Electronics in avaition

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: Childhood fantasy

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: 39 years

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: safe aircraft operations and appropriate levels of automation.

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: paper work

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: soloed a B-777

Why did you join SAFE?: Share/improve knowledge and regain a foothold in General Aviation education.

What would you like to see change in aviation?: More emphasis on hands-on aircraft control and responsibility. More focus on decision making to prevent bad situations. Less button pushing.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Sharing experience and educating the next generation.

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