Captain Paul Dow’s professional aviation career encompasses over 30 years experience including military and civil aviation. He attained both his B.S. and M.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida. He is rated in the T-38, B-52 G/H and the B-1B and was awarded the Air Medal.
Captain Dow was selected as part of the initial cadre for the first operational B-1B squadron and was subsequently selected for instructor faculty duties within the B-1B schoolhouse. He continued to complete his Air Force career as Chief, Wing Standardization and Evaluation for all B-1B/C-130 personnel in five operational squadrons where he was responsible for over five hundred fifty pilots’ qualifications while maintaining mission ready instructor pilot/examiner status on the B-1B.
Captain Dow is currently employed by a major airline and has flown as Captain in both A-320/B-737 aircraft, First Officer in A-320/B-757/767/737 aircraft, flight engineer in the B-727, as well as various single and multi-engine general aviation aircraft.