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I am a 60 year old, not so good computer geek, who used to fly airplanes on the side. I was a Captain for American Airlines, based in STL, flying the Boeing 767. I am married to a wonderful woman, Bonnie, and have a son, Kent . He is an actor in Hollywood.

I enjoy golf (12 handicap), computers, airplanes, and just doing nothing when I get a chance....borrrring.

Jack Irwin

Photo of Smilin' Jack

Another Photo of Smilin' Jack

Born in DuBois, Pa. 1942 (grew up in Brockway, Pa.)

Graduated from High School in Parma, Ohio, 1960

Joined U.S.Air Force in 1960.

Based at Chennault AFB until 1962, Crew Chief B-47

Based at Bunker Hill AFB until 1964, Crew Chief B-58

Taught flying at Strongsville Airpark until 1966 (Cleveland, Ohio)

Zantop Air Transport, Feb 1966-Feb 1968, F/O C-46, F/O DC-6/7

Ozark Air Lines, Feb 1968- F/O DC-3, FH-227, DC-9, Capt. FH-227, DC-9/MD-80

TWA, (TWA bought Ozark in 1986) Capt. DC-9/MD80, B-727 , B-767/757

American Airlines (American bought TWA in 2001) Capt. B-767

My Church


jack@smilinjack.com

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