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About RC Thompson
Robert “RC” Thompson deferred flying while finishing college, medical school, marriage, children, and establishing a surgical practice. But when his oldest daughter went far away to college, he began flight training. Later he practiced as a traveling physician with his nurse/wife, Pat, and flew in every lower state and all the Canadian provinces. He gradually worked his way up the ratings over the years, ending up with ATP and Flight Instructor. He was very active with the Flying Physicians Association (past president), and did research on pilot visual errors and the “Black Hole Visual Landing” issue. He retired from flying in 2006, and still misses it.
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