Like most of us that have a passion for aviation, Eric knew he loved airplanes and flying from about the time he could walk. Eric started his aviation career in the US Air Force as a Flight Engineer on jet transport aircraft traveling the world. After leaving the Air Force, Eric had a sucessful 30 year career as An Air Traffic Controller working at some of the busiest airports in the US. After retiring from the FAA, Eric was not ready to give up his passion for professional aviation and was very excited to join the team at Air New England as a First Officer. Eric is enthusiastic about sharing his passion for flight for flight with others as a CFI. Eric lives in Exeter, NH with his wife, Maria. They enjoy sailing, photography, and spending time with their children.