Michael has been flying professionally for over 11 years. He served as Senior Flight Instructor for FlightSafety International at the SwissAir Aviation Academy. In addition to teaching crews for SwissAir, Michael also served as an Aerobatic and Upset Recovery Instructor in the Zlin 242 aircraft.
He has logged over 6000 hours in several jet aircraft including the Canadair Regional Jet, Lear 60, Hawker 850XP and the Lear 40/45, operating in both the US and Europe. Michael has flown in the Airlines, Corporate Flight Departments as well as Executive Charter. He has also been a contributor to aviation related stories for both NBC and CBS. Michael is currently a Pilot Instructor in the Gulfstream G550 aircraft.