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About Bill Cox
In high school, Bill traded work as a lineboy for flying time in a J-3 before completing US Air Force primary training at Marana, Arizona, and jets at Webb AFB Big Spring, Texas. He earned his instructor rating at Craig AFB, then instructed students in the Lockheed T-33 in formation, instruments, and acrobatics earning their wings. After discharge, Bill defended civil lawsuits 54 years. He has flown Cessnas, Mooneys, Pipers, biplanes, sailplanes and ultralights. He authored "Kick the Tires, Light the Fire," then “Flying Machines,” dealing with the results of failing to follow the rules or mistakes he made in the air. He has logged 900 jet hours and 2,300 prop hours.
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