Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Hometown Airport: 5C1

Occupation: CFI

Website: http://www.texastailwheel.com

Pilot Certificates: PPL, COMM, CFI

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Cessna 172, Cessna 170, Piper Archer, Piper Cub, Stinson L-5, Taylorcraft L-2, Cessna 210, and more…

Education Specialty: Tailwheel Training

Q & A

What drew you to aviation? I don’t know. Parents took me to an airshow before I was 1…

How long have you been involved in aviation education? 2 years

What’s your favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Seeing students pass checkrides and make good decisions.

What’s your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Paperwork, necessary, but painful.

Why did you join SAFE? A desire to be a better CFI.

What would you like to see change in aviation? Better judgment.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished? Higher standards for CFI’s and less incentive for guys jumping to the airlines to use it as a stepping stone only.