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Mark Sanderson
Commercial pilot 50th anniversary

Minden, NV, 1966: Stearman 450 hp; Cessna 175
Co-pilot, Warner & Swasey, became Chief Pilot in 1978
Challenger 602* Aspen, CO (1995)
Sabreliner Ribeiro Co., Reno, NV (1984)
King Air, Sabreliner Warner & Swasey Co., Miggs Field, Chicago, IL (1976)
Challenger 604* Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, South America (2000)
Hawker* Cuyahoga Co. Airport, Cleveland, OH (1989)
Beechcraft 18 - Figgie, Inc., Rock Springs, WY (1972)
Cockpit Challenger 604* Aspen, CO (2000)
Cockpit King Air - W&S
*Progressive Corp.
Falcon 10 - General Signal Corp., White Plains, NY (1986)
Nimbus 3 - Minden, NV (2013)

Progressive Corp., Chief Pilot,1988-2004
General Signal Corp., Director Aviation Services, 1984-1988
"On 2/11/66 Mark Sanderson joined the ranks of these Magnificent Men and their Flying Machines" (first solo flight)
Rod Judy and Mark, apartment in Minden, NV (1966).
Licenses earned:
In 1966: Commercial (6/6/66!), Instrument, Flight Instructor. AG designation. Multi-engine.
Others: ATP (airline transport), Commercial SEL-Glider (single engine land), Commercial MEL (multi-engine land), 
CL600, CL604 (Challenger), DA10 (Falcon 10), HS125 (Hawker), N265 (Sabreliner)
Mark, Matt, Minden, NV apartment (1967)
Mark, first pilot job, AG Aviation, Minden, NV (June, 1966)
Marty, King Air (Warner & Swasey), NYC Marine Terminal (1974)
Aircraft flown...
Jet: Cessna Citation; Sabreliner* 40, 60, 65, 75; Falcon 10*, 90, 900; Mitsubishi Diamond; Hawker*; Bombardier Challenger 601*, 604*, Global Express (*type-rating).
Multi-engine: Beechcraft 18, Baron, Duke, King Air 90, 100; Piper Twin Comanche, Aztec; Cessna 310, 320, 421; Merlin; Piper Cheyanne.
Single-engine: Cessna 182, 180, 175, 172, 140, 120; Piper Cub, Super Cub, J3, Cherokee; Citabria, Scout, Decathalon; Pawnee; Beechcraft; Bonanza; Maule; Aeronca 7AC, 7DC, Sedan; Luscombe, Taylorcraft.
Sailplane: Schwitzer 2-33, 1-26, 1-35; Grob, Twin Grob, Motorglider; Nimbus 2, 3; ASW-15; Janus; Pegasus; Typhon; HP-13; K-6; Lark.
Misc: Ultralight CGS Hawk; Helicopter Bell 47, Jet Ranger; Schwitzer 100, BD5D.
500K Flight (310 Miles), Minden 1985, welcome back by Sasha-The-airport-dog (Diamond Badge #577)
Mark's Badges, Soaring Society of America
A,B,C, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Diamond

50 years (18,000 hours) of flying and traveling:

Location Pins:
RED - Mark (90 Countries)
WHITE - M&Y small plane

Pictures on map below:
Mark at Mala Mala Game Preserve, South Africa
Mark and Challenger, Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Director of Aviation Services (1986)
General Signal Corp., White Plains, NY
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