My wonderful wife of over 40 years now, not only dated me as a military fighter pilot, but she also married me as one.
(she later married me once again, but that is another story.).
Today she is a pilot, and she is dating another pilot…and I am just fine with that.
It’s the guy that matters, far more than his profession.
For the same reason, I don't usually reveal that I'm a pilot — I usually just say that I'm in flight operations, and let it go at that." According the to Federal Aviation Administration's latest available numbers, there were 597,109 active pilots in the United States at the end of 2006.
Utilizing extraordinary skill and precision, Air Force Pilots push each aircraft’s limits with complete control.
After I wrote a column in April about salary disclosure, I received quite a few e-mails from readers who told me exactly how much they made, and many who elaborated on the particularities of their pay.