Retired University Administrative Dean.
Piloted airplanes for over 50 years, licensed Commercial Pilot, awarded the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot award, certified FAA Aircraft Accident Prevention Counselor and Aviation Education Counselor.
Author of numerous aviation articles.
Flew as Civil Air Patrol (CAP) mission pilot on search and rescue and disaster relief missions. Commanded Connecticut CAP Wing as a full Colonel. Assigned as Historian for Northeast Headquarters,CAP for many years.