Chapter 9

Central Ohio

Jim Wilson

Educational background –            Industrial Management from Florida State University

                                                                Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle

Military fighter pilot for 22 years

                2 tours Vietnam

                Desert Storm

                Mayaguez incident

5,000 hours fighter time in A1; A37; A7; A10; F16; U2

2 tours as instructor pilot in T37’s and T38’s

A7 test pilot

A10 & F16 pilot of the 422 squadron Nellis AFB

Commercial pilot with Braniff Airlines in 727 & DC8

Retired from City of Columbus Police Force

Total pilot time between  9,000 – 10,000 hours

Currently -           Wright B Flyer Pilot

                                Check pilot for Red Star Pilot Association

                                Formation program director of MacAir Aero Club in Zenia, Ohio

Contact Us


EAA Chapter 9
The Ohio State University Airport (KOSU)
2160 W Case Rd
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 423-9101

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