Rick Bucklew has more than three decades’ experience in aviation. He has worked for four airlines, served as a flight engineer, captain, first officer, and aviation instructor. He currently pilots Airbus A320s and A319s while waiting for a school date to upgrade to larger Boeing 777s. His work in the airline industry has brought him to 32 countries. At present, Mr. Bucklew spends on average of 70 flights hours per month on both international and domestic flights.
He is a graduate of the Central Missouri University, where he received his degree in aviation flight technology in 1980.