Pacific Panorama Newspaper

Captain Jack Furrer’s Background

(DOB – August 28, 1928)

 

1) 06/27/1946 First flight Taylor Craft NC54243
2) 08/01/1946 First solo flight Taylor Craft NC54243
3) 08/02/1948 Hired by Southwest Airways Purser
4) 09/1950 Joined the USAF Radar Technician B29’s & B36’s
5) 09/1954 Discharged from USAF
6) 10/1954 Rehired by Southwest Airways Purser
7) 12/16/1954 Certified Commercial Pilot License Certified in Cessna 4075N Model 140
8) 04/16/1955 Certified Instrument Pilot License Certified in Cessna 4010V Model 170
9) 04/14/1955 Hired by Southwest Airways as Pilot
10) 04/21/1955 Certified Mulit Engine Rating Certified in Cessna N2130 UC78
11) 04/22/1955 First DC-3 flight N63107
12) 09/22/1956 First Martin 202 flight 930411
13) 01/14/1959 Became DC-3 Captain N63106ATR
14) 04/15/1959 First F27 flight N2770R
15) 01/09/1960 First Martin 404 flight 40432
16) 02/17/1960 Became Martin 404 Captain 40432
17) 12/21/1960 Last DC-3 flight 63105
18) 03/12/1963 Became F27 Captain N2772R
19) 07/30/1966 Became Check Captain M404’s & F27’s
20) 07/11/1967 Last Martin 404 flight 40436
21) 11/01/1968 Last F27 flight 2778R
22) 01/06/1969 First DC9 flight 946L
23) 01/17/1969 Became DC9 Captain & Check Captain
24) 03/29/1985 Last DC9 flight  952L
25) 01/07/1986 First B757 flight N602RC
26) 01/16/1986 Became B757 Captain
27) 08/24/1986 Last B757 flight – Retired N601RC
Total Hours Flown – 18,642 
Southwest Airways Aug 1948 – 04 1955 Purser
Pacific Air Lines Jan  1959 Captain
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AirWest Jul 1968 Assistant Regional Flight Manager
   “ Nov 1968 Regional Flight Manager
Hughes AirWest – – – below – – –
Air Liberia Jan 1974/Jul 1974 General Manager Air Liberia (Contracted by Hughes AirWest)
Ghana Airways 1976 (4 months) Sent with leased DC9 to Ghana Airways as their Chief Pilot
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Republic Airlines Oct 1979 Director Flight Operations in Denver
   “ Feb 1980 Director Flight Operations in San Francisco
   “ Jun 1983 Line Captain in Phoenix
   “ Jan 1986 B757 Captain DTW
   “ Aug 1988 Retired . . .

 

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