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Chief Pilot - Fred Lohden


Oakland, Calif.


Born: Jan. 20, 1942; Roanoke, Va.
Children: Lindsay and Katharine


Naval Flight Training School, 1966
Pensacola, Florida and Texas
Navy Wings of Gold

Bachelor of Science, 1965
Long Beach State, Long Beach, Calif.

Naval Aviation Candidate School, 1965
Pensacola, Fla.


2003: Chief pilot of Ardenbrook, Inc.
Joined NASA in the Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) as an analyst
1989: Hired by United Airlines
1987: Hired by Presidential Airways as a Captain flying the BAE-146 aircraft
1987: Retired as Navy Commander
Worked with Pentagon, in charge of the Australian F-18 co-production program
Navy flight instructor, staff duty with CincPac in the Operations Directorate
Two squadron deployments to Vietnam
21 years as a Naval Officer and Aviator


Total hours: 18,000
Type-rated in Boeing 747-400, 767, 757, 737, A320 Airbus, BA3100, Citation
ATP, First Class Medical