Jeff is a California native and second-generation pilot who began flying as a child. He “soloed” at 16 and worked his way through college as a pilot and flight instructor. After graduation, he joined the US Air Force, serving 8 years as an instructor pilot teaching new pilots and instructors at bases in Texas. He was honored as a Top Graduate from USAF Pilot Training and Instructor Pilot Training, Instructor Pilot of the Year and Top Instrument Pilot of the Year. Re-entering civilian life, he was a flight instructor for Japan Airlines for 5 years before joining a major cargo airline. Jeff is currently a Boeing 757 Captain. In his off time he flies in airshows and events across the country in his F1 Rocket and a P-51 Mustang honoring vets and their families. Jeff has flown nearly 100 different aircraft types, from J-3 Cubs to DC-10s, and has logged over 12,500 flight hours. Jeff is new to San Diego, has two daughters, and two grand kids.
If you would like to learn more about Jeff you can at his FaceBook page https://www.facebook.com/jeff.linebaugh
Jeff is also involved with the P-51 Gunfighter page of the Commemorative Air Force. You can check them out at http://www.p51gunfighter.com/