Captain Millison Fambles is from Longview, Texas and he was awarded a college scholarship from The Lady Bird Johnson foundation. Lady Bird was the wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson, and she served as the first lady of the United States from 1963 until January of 1969.
29 years ago, he joined Alaska Airlines as a pilot.
He is now a senior captain, he has built a reputation as a great pilot, but he is better known for his success in starting a flight Camp for inner-city children.
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...