Today's episode is an interview with Alaska Airlines Captain Ron Limes. He is one of the two Chief Pilots at the Seattle Pilot Base.
Captain Lines shares his story about growing up in New York City, and how his 5th grade teacher got him interested in flying airplanes.
It was his High School Guidance Counselor who told him how to get his aviation dreams off of the ground.
Captain Limes also had a brilliant career in the USAF Reserves, ultimately commanding a C-17 squadron.
We sit down with my long-time friend, Captain Mike Baumgartner. We met as classmates while attending Alaska Airlines 737-200 initial training in 1984.
Captain Baumgartner's dream of becoming a pilot began when he was a young child traveling from Seattle to Switzerland to visit his grandparents.
Ross Belfiore is a 20-year veteran Aircraft Maintenance Technician at Alaska Airlines. He tells us what it takes to earn the proper FAA credentials to enter the Aircraft Maintenance Field and how he was able to achieve early seniority at Alaska Airlines.
Whenever I had a maintenance problem in...