Jetsetting around the world in Embraer Legacy 600/650, Gulfstream 4, Challenger 601 and other big birds.
Hear about flying the president of Honduras and other dignitaries to important meetings. Corporate charters, government contracts, trips to The Congo, Algeria, Europe and Brazil. He’ll drop names like Castro, Rockefeller, Dole, Mr Fujita (top Japanese WWII aviator & designer), Cal Ripken Jr, Tata
At age 21 Dave Hayes started as a Cessna C-150 instructor in his aircraft (N11742) at his KUAO based “Polished Pilot” flight training school and advanced as a corporate pilot to flying positions as captain for large companies and for private individuals of high net worth.
From landing on a road in Canby in his C-150 for the 4th of July parade in 1985 to flying the Prime Minister of Malaysia in a Legacy 600. Quite a ride so far. Turn out for this one and hear the stories. ps He also taught a few tricks to Kevin Padrick. To be introduced by Jake Jacobs, one of his first students.
Dave’s logbook lists worldwide destinations including:
Shanghai, Chengdu, Xi’an, Macau, China; Damascus, Galapagos, Thailand, Johannesburg, Crimea, Dubai, India, Budapest, Costa Rica, London, Egypt, Iceland, Kiev, Singapore, Cape Verde, Seychelles & Azores Islands, Afghanistan, Armenia, Seychelles, Argentina, Finland, Iran, Madagascar, Algeria, Kuala Lumpur, Beirut, Tunisia, Moscow, Ecuador, Hawaii, Brazil, Paris, Istanbul, Peru, Colombia, Honduras, Belize, etc. Also Dakar, Libreville, Zambia, Pilanesburg & Nelspruit-Kruger, & Lanseria, South Africa; Petropavlosk, Russia; Tel Aviv, Israel; Congo, Norway, Greenland