Robert HadowSAFE Member #: 32

Hometown: Denville, NJ

Home Airport: KMMU

Occupation: Flight Instructor


Education: Pilot Certificates: Commercial Airplane Single and Multiengine Land, Single Engine Sea; Glider, Instrument Airplane; Certificated Flight Instructor, Airplane Single and Multiengine, Instrument Airplane

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Diamond DA20; DA40; Zlin 242L, CE-150, CE-152, CE-172, CE-177, CE-182, CE-210; Schweitzer 2-32; Stinson 108-3

Educational Specialty: Primary, Instrument, G1000, Commercial, Instructor, Spins and Upset recovery, 44709 Check Ride Preparation

Q & A

What drew you to aviation? I started as a skydiver.  Where there is skydiving, there are always airplanes…

How long have you been involved in aviation education? A decade now.

What’s your favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Sending a student for first solo.

What’s your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Accounting.

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you’d like to share? The trip of a lifetime — ferrying a 1946 Stinson to Alaska!

Why did you join SAFE? My local golf club turned me down 🙂

What would you like to see change in aviation? For every new FAR paragraph enacted, see one eliminated.