Chuck Hall, P-51 "Six Shooter" Pilot

Bio and Air Show Commentary

Chuck Hall, call sign “Odin”, retired as an international airline captain, flying Boeing 747’s, and now has over 30,000 hours of flight time to his credit. His professional career began as a 19 year old airline pilot flying the North Pacific between Alaska and Japan. During his airline career he rose to Vice President of Operations for a major U.S. air carrier. He was Chief Pilot on the L-1011 program for the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, during which time he was elected to membership in the Society of Experimental Test Pilots. He graduated first in his class as an Army Aviator and spent his military career flying helicopters.  He is a graduate of the University of Alaska. Over a span of almost 20 years he participated in the Reno Air Races as an unlimited class race pilot flying various P-51 Mustangs. He won several races and was always a top contender. Today, he is very active in the civilian warbird community and is qualified in many of the former military fighter aircraft in civilian inventory. As a member of the Air Force Heritage Flight Demonstration Team he participates regularly in air shows nation wide with his personal P-51 Mustang you are seeing today.

 

Used with Permission by Chuck Hall