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About Duane Mader
Duane grew up fascinated with airplanes and lived for rides in his brother’s Super Cub. He built RC planes and soloed in high school but really couldn’t see a way to fund his flying til after various manual labor jobs, he went to A&P school in Sydney, Nebraska. He used a mechanic’s scholarship there to get his private and went on to an old school FBO where he could be a mechanic and work his way up through the ratings. Duane has flight instructed, flown charter, air ambulance, been a Director of Maintenance and corporate pilot. He currently flies a great plane (Cessna CJ2) for a great company in Rapid City.
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