Carl Taylor
Carl Taylor

SAFE#: 0288

Hometown: Hollywood, Florida

Home Airport: HWO

Occupation: Engineer

Education: Some College

Pilot Certificates: ATP (SEL&S, DC-3), CFI(Single and Multi), CFII, GI, A&P, IA

Airplanes Flying/Flown: I have lost count!

Educational Specialty: Primary Instruction

Q & A

What drew you to aviation? All those Cubs flying around the field near my home in Chicago.

How long have you been involved in aviation education? First lesson was in Oct. 1955.

What’s your favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Teaching Primary and Ground school.

What’s your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Not seeing much $$$.

Why did you join SAFE? I think it is the wave of the future.

What would you like to see change in aviation? Get more young blood into flying.

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you’d like to mention? In giving 9,500 hours of instruction, not one of my students has ever gotten hurt.

Who are your role models in aviation? My CFI, Russ Sincora

Anything else you’d like to add? I have 29, 000 total hours.