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Sep 17, 2018

From the Wings Over The Rockies website:

Chuck enjoys working as an aviation writer and as a museum exhibit designer. He gets to do both in his current career as director of the Colorado Aerospace History Project. Before this, he spent many years writing the books and online courses that help teach pilots to fly. He has volunteered at Wings Over the Rockies for more than 20 years. Chuck learned to fly in 1972, and has been an active general aviation pilot ever since. He’s passionate about encouraging Americans to improve their critical thinking skills, and especially likes sharing his interest in aerospace history. Whether in an elementary school classroom or a senior center, his lively presentations encourage interaction and keep audiences engaged, interested, and entertained.

Speaking Topics:

  • Colorful Coloradans in Aerospace History
  • The 20 Greatest Moments in Flight (that you never heard of)
  • Everyday Life in Space (So, how do astronauts go to the bathroom, anyway?)
  • Best. Race. Ever. (To the Moon and back!)
  • What Has the Space Program Done for YOU?
  • Women in Aviation: Determined Pioneers
  • Did Going to the Moon Save the Earth?
  • Those Dang Little Airplanes: Menace or Necessity?
  • Flying with Broken Wings: Pilots Who Overcame Disabilities
  • How Airplanes Fly
  • What Makes a Hero?
  • Invisible Heroes in Aerospace
  • From Biplanes to Atomic Bombs: The astonishing changes in aviation technology during World War II
  • How to Have a Great Career
  • Six Major Air Disasters that Never Happened
  • Aerobatics: Gymnastics in the Sky
  • What Makes Weather
  • Poetry, Prose, and… Pilots? (Aviators with the Write Stuff)
  • Night Sky (Naked-eye astronomy)
  • A Really Grand Tour
  • What We’ve Learned from Flying
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