TAP #57 Richard McSpadden

Richard McSpadden was a former Air Force Fighter Pilot, Thunderbird Commander, and led AOPA's Air Safety Institute

Lt Col (Ret) Richard "Spad" McFadden is the Senior Vice President of AOPA's Air Safety Institute.  Prior to his time at AOPA, "Spad" lead large efforts in the IT industry after serving 20 years in the Air Force.  His Air Force career began with him flying the F-15C and would later become the Commander and Flight Leader of the USAF Thunderbirds.

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TAP #80 Captain Sterling Gilliam

Captain Sterling Gilliam is a career naval aviator with over 1300 carrier traps. He now serves as the Director of the National Naval Aviation Museum

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