I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.
Jack Ireland didn't plan to be a pilot — it sort of happened to him following employment as a timber cruiser and created an adventurous life that he never regretted. Flying a Turbo Beaver for a wealthy business man was a good start and Single and Twin Otters followed as the vagabond style of a bush pilot took the place of a previously planned academic life. Jack flew for many of the well known bush operators in Eastern Canada and was ultimately noticed by Transport Canada who took him aboard as an inspector in all of the various departments. His last assignment, after 23 years, was an unexpected one—he became the real rocket man as he took on the application of regulatory issues relating to rocket launches in Canada for such as satellite replacement and even the growing interest then happening in "hobby rocketry."
Here's a very professional aviator telling his many stories from a fabulous life in this compelling business of lying airplanes.