Patrick BurnsIFR Flight & SIM Center™
Patrick began flying in 1969. He has trained with the US Air Force and flew for Southwest Airlines. Patrick holds ATP, CFII, MEI, and IGI ratings.
|Date and place began flying:||March 1969 – solo
August 1972 – USAF Undergraduate Pilot Training
|Certificates and ratings:||ATP B737, CFII, MEI, IGI, ASEL|
|Types of Aircraft Flown:||C-150, 172, 210, 402/404/414, Citation, Beech A36 Bonanza, BE55/58 Baron, PA 31 Navajo, T37/38, Convair 240/340/440/580, Falcon 20, B737|
|Most memorable flight
– that you are willing to admit to!:
|My SWA finis flight, AUS, 27 March 2010 with my family in the back.|
|Favorite airplane:||T 38|
|Favorite flying flick:||Flying Tigers with John Wayne.
The High and the Mighty with Robert Stack and John Wayne.
|Best advice to an aspiring aviator:||Poor planning produces poor performance.
Do not paint yourself into a corner. Always have a way out.
|Aviation Motto:||Keep the dark side down and the pointed side forward.|