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Albert Ueltschi

  • Flew as a barnstormer.
  • Taught an aerobatics standardization course for inspectors with the Civilian Aeronautics Administration.
  • Became a Pan American pilot in 1941 and was named personal pilot to Juan Trippe (enshrined 1970), the company’s founder. Ueltschi’s association with Pan Am lasted 25 years.
  • Opened Flight Safety in 1951 at La Guardia Airport to train corporate pilots seeking transition or proficiency training. Flight Safety expanded to 42 centers worldwide, teaching military, corporate, regional and airline pilots making the skies safer for everyone.
  • Spearheaded the implementation of Project Orbis, a flying hospital and teaching facility that travels to underdeveloped countries performing eye surgeries and teaching sight-saving techniques.

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