Harry R. Peck



Preferred Name: 
Dick

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Date of Birth: June 20, 1940

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Biography

“I have had such a fabulous career. I’ve flown everything from Cubs, to jumbo jets all over the world, to fighters in combat, and everything in between. It’s just been a fabulous career.”(1)
“After serving in the USAF, Dick Peck flew with for National as a B727 pilot. Mergers then had him flying for PanAM, then Delta Airlines until 2002. That year, Dick and 5 guys and an old Cessna C/172 began the Fayette Regional Flying Club in LaGrange, TX. “The goal was to get people flying at as cheap a cost as we can,” Dick said in an interview with Steve Shapiro with AOPA. (2)
“When Dick Peck retired from the airlines about 15 years ago, he just wanted to “do something useful, and the only useful thing I knew had to do” was to fly. From the time a National Airlines captain took him under his wing and taught him to fly as a teenager, Dick has been passing on his passion and paying it forward—whether he was instructing in the Air Force, for the airlines, or now inspiring the next generation of aviators through the Fayette Regional Flying Club.” (3)
(1)(2)(3) From the article by Steve Shapiro for AOPA://www.aopa.org/community/flying-clubs/flying-club-newsletter/2017/september/17/club-spotlight

Units Assigned

Instructor Pilot (T-37)
Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100 – 287 combat missions)

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

T-37
F-100

Military Education

ROTC

Civilian Education

University of Miami

Biography

Biography

“I have had such a fabulous career. I’ve flown everything from Cubs, to jumbo jets all over the world, to fighters in combat, and everything in between. It’s just been a fabulous career.”(1)
“After serving in the USAF, Dick Peck flew with for National as a B727 pilot. Mergers then had him flying for PanAM, then Delta Airlines until 2002. That year, Dick and 5 guys and an old Cessna C/172 began the Fayette Regional Flying Club in LaGrange, TX. “The goal was to get people flying at as cheap a cost as we can,” Dick said in an interview with Steve Shapiro with AOPA. (2)
“When Dick Peck retired from the airlines about 15 years ago, he just wanted to “do something useful, and the only useful thing I knew had to do” was to fly. From the time a National Airlines captain took him under his wing and taught him to fly as a teenager, Dick has been passing on his passion and paying it forward—whether he was instructing in the Air Force, for the airlines, or now inspiring the next generation of aviators through the Fayette Regional Flying Club.” (3)
(1)(2)(3) From the article by Steve Shapiro for AOPA://www.aopa.org/community/flying-clubs/flying-club-newsletter/2017/september/17/club-spotlight

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

Instructor Pilot (T-37)
Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100 – 287 combat missions)

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

T-37
F-100

Military Education

ROTC

Civilian Education

University of Miami

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