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Richard J. Bevington
Dick Bevington flew with the 8th Reconnance Technical Squadron out of Westover AFB
in 1964. He was also assigned to Fairchild AFB where he flew the KC-135, Ft. Wayne where he flew the T-33, F-84, and F-100, and Peoria AFB in Illinois where he flew the O2 and OA-37 with the ANG. From 1978-1988 Dicks was Team Captain of the Illinois National Guard Marathon team (26 marathons).
Additionally, he flew for United Airlines from 1969-2000 in the B707, B720, B737, B747, B757, and B767 LR Jet.
Dick has been with Mile High Gliding out of Boulder, CO since 2014. The company prepares students for FAA check rides and also gives glider rides. he is also the Chief Flight Instructor at Elite Aviation, LLC.
1963 8th Reconnance Technical Squadron, Westover AFB, MA
1964 UPT Vance AFB, OK
1964 Fairchild AFB, WA (KC-135)
1969 Ft Wayne NGB, IN (T-33, F-84, F-100)
1976 Peoria NGB, IL (O2, OA-37)
1978-1988 Team Captain Illinois National Guard Marathon team (26 marathons)
Awards & Decorations
B767′ LR Jet
Military & Civilian Education
- BS Geology, Muskingum University