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About William F. Fox
Bill took his very first airplane ride in a Piper J-3 in 1947, sitting on his father’s lap in the back seat. He had a lot of backseat time in Hueys, Chinooks, and L-19s in the Army and eventually, in 1966, soloed in a Piper Tri-Pacer in Albuquerque, NM. Since then, his flying has been sporadic and not very well structured. He did 10 hours of aerobatic training in Santa Fe, some interesting cross-country flying out of Addison, Texas, and logged twin-engine time in a Piper Seminole over the Everglades in Florida. He used to teach part-time at the University of Dundee, Scotland, and did some flying there between classes, including a few hours in an Aerobat (he may be one of the very few regular readers of Air Facts who has flown upside down over northern Scotland!). But age has caught up with Bill. He no longer has a medical so he puts in a lot of time in his simulator.
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