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About Chuck Moore
Chuck Moore has been flying since he was 19. He joined the Army after high school and spent 4 years on active duty, including a year in Vietnam, then went to college at Florida Institute of Technology. There he earned his bachelor’s degree in aviation, along with several fixed wing ratings, including a Flight Instructor certificate. After that he joined the US Navy and flew the F4 Phantom off the USS Coral Sea. After a stint flying Boeing 737’s for Air Florida in Miami ended with the airline going bankrupt, he went back in the Navy and flew DC-9’s around the world. He has been flight instructing for 46 years, and has owned several airplanes. He started out in the Army instructing in the AH-1G Huey Cobra helicopter gunship, which he flew in Vietnam (at 20 years old), trained Navy pilots to fly the DC-9, and is currently a free-lance flight instructor working out of his hangar at the Willow Airport in Alaska.
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