Ep 37: Capt Haden "Gator" Fullam - A-10 Pilot/Demo Pilot

"Gator" is the current A-10 Demonstration pilot. He comes from a family of fighter pilots and his family is full of fighter pilots to this day.

"Gator" is the current A-10 Demonstration pilot. He comes from a family of fighter pilots and his family is full of fighter pilots to this day.

His biological grandfather, Wayne, was an F-105 pilot and was shot down over Vietnam. The day he was shot down he was flying with the callsign Pistol 01.

The man he grew up knowing as his grandfather, Roger, was career fighter pilot and was shot down over Vietnam in an F-105. The day he was flying he was flying with the callsign Gator 01.

Wayne and Roger were squadron mates.  It wasn't until years after the war had ended that Wayne was officially declared KIA.

Today Gator and his brother Jay "Pistol" Fullam are Hawg drivers as well as his sister-in-law.


For additional content check out https://www.theafterburnpodcast.com/

Support the Podcast https://www.patreon.com/theafterburnpodcast

Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-afterburn-podcast/donations

Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Up next

Ep 38: F-16 Test Pilot - Lt Col (Ret) Russ "Cranky" Prechtl

"Cranky" has flown over 30 aircraft and is a graduate of Air Force Test Pilot's School.

Series episodes

Ep 41: Ryan "Motor" Riley - F-16 Pilot, Thunderbird, Det 24 Commander
Ep 41: Ryan "Motor" Riley - F-16 Pilot, Thunderbird, Det 24 Commander
Ep 40: Mike "Pako" Benitez - F-15EX, F-15E, F-18F, CH-46, CH-53
Ep 40: Mike "Pako" Benitez - F-15EX, F-15E, F-18F, CH-46, CH-53
Ep 39: Delta Force/Army Ranger - Silence and Light Band
Ep 39: Delta Force/Army Ranger - Silence and Light Band
Ep 38: F-16 Test Pilot - Lt Col (Ret) Russ "Cranky" Prechtl
Ep 38: F-16 Test Pilot - Lt Col (Ret) Russ "Cranky" Prechtl
Ep 37: Capt Haden "Gator" Fullam - A-10 Pilot/Demo Pilot
Ep 37: Capt Haden "Gator" Fullam - A-10 Pilot/Demo Pilot