Founding Member Stories

Personal Stories.  This section contains first-person narratives of pilots’ incidents, and how they came back to the cockpit after their experiences.  If you have a story to share, please send it to

Gus Hawkins. "I will NOT be a failure!"

Alabama Bob "A Few Days at the Beach"

Paul Shaffer "A Few Thoughts After"

Chuck Hagerty "One Year After the Accident"