We are excited to announce that Garrett M. Fleishman, YP No. 36, a 22 year-old professional and warbird pilot, will present at Young Pilots USA at 7:00 P.M. EST on Thursday, March 18th, 2021, as the fifth installment in our successful Virtual Guest Speaker program. Garrett will be presenting on his early involvement in aviation and where it has led him so far.
Mr. Fleishman is a First Officer on the Pilatus PC-12, flying for Tradewind Aviation in the Caribbean and Northeastern U.S., and is a qualified PIC on the historic 1942 Douglas C-47 Skytrain Placid Lassie, owned by the Tunison Foundation. Started off in aviation by a local pilot/mentor, he began by cleaning airplanes at Tradewind, before progressing to aircraft maintenance and eventually, flying.
As a pilot, Garrett holds a Commercial Pilot's License with ASEL, AMEL, and Instrument ratings, as well as a PIC type rating in the Douglas DC-3 and a CFI instruction qualification.