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About Dave Harris
Dave Harris is a retired airline pilot from a major US airline. He is a product of the modern airline industry and his airline background includes flying for Bonanza Airlines, Air West Airlines, Hughes Air West Airlines, Republic Airlines, Northwest Airlines and Delta Airlines. Dave attended the University of Illinois studying business administration. He is a Vietnam veteran and flew the Army U1A (single engine Otter) in Nam. Dave started flying at 15 and soloed 3 days after turning 16. He got his Commercial and Flight Instructor tickets and taught in general aviation for 6 years before getting his Army Commission in 1965. Dave had a heart attack in 1985, ending his active airline pilot career. He continued in the airline industry for the next 10 years and designed, implemented, and taught Crew Resource Management as a consultant for the last 10 years of his career, consulting with numerous airlines, including Republic, United, Alaska, U.S. Air Force C5 and C9, Pan Am, Delta, Comair, American Trans Air and several small regional carriers. Dave and Nancy, his wife of 56 years live in Boise, Idaho.
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