By Gary Hebbard
From as early as fourteen, Ted Pearcey wanted to be a pilot. Journey with him as his boyhood dream becomes a reality. With more than 20,000 hours in command of various types of aircraft, Pearcey forged a career any pilot would be proud of, climbing the aviation ladder from a mere runway helper, toan aircraft dispatcher, and ultimately aircraft pilot. Stories of daring landings, mid-air mechanical failures, and numerous other potential tragedies puts the life of a pilot into perspective leaving the reader with an unquestionable new respect for the profession.