About the Editor of AirlineSafety.Com

Robert J. Boser was a pilot with United Airlines for 33 years, until his mandatory age-60 retirement in 1999.  

He holds specific Captain's Type Ratings on the B-727, B-757, B-767, B-777, B-747-100/200 and the B-747-400.  In addition, he served as a cockpit crewmember on other airliners, which included the DC-6, B-720, DC-8 and DC-10.

Prior to being hired by United Airlines in July of 1966, he was employed as a certified flight instructor in light, single-engine airplanes----with both airplane and instrument instructor ratings----teaching student pilots in the Los Angeles basin area of the United States.

While employed at United, he continued to fly his own Cessna Centurion, for many years.

He has been researching the subject of airline safety for over 42 years, accumulating an extensive library in aviation accident history, in the process.


Captain Boser with his granddaughter Lauren

Robert Boser as a new-hire DC-6 pilot, in 1966

 

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