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About Robert Burke
A native of eastern Pennsylvania, Robert Burke is the son of a 1930s aviator. He obtained his private pilot’s license at age 16 at Zahn’s Airport on Long Island, NY in an Aeronca Champ. Having spent his career in corporate aviation, from its “golden age” in Beech 18s through to the modern era of Falcon jets, Bob has worked for CBS, National Distillers, and finally retired as the head of Champion Paper Company’s flight department. Still an avid pilot, he flies his restored Aeronca Champ and A-1 Husky from his local airport in Missouri.
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