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Brooklyn NY and raised by his mother and grand parents
with old-fashioned Christian ethics, Bruce Dawson
dreamed of flying. He was awarded an Army ROTC Flight
Scholarship, learned to fly and graduated from
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, B. S. Aerospace
Engineering and Applied Flight Mechanics. He was
commissioned a 2LT in the U. S. Army Reserve (USAR),
married an attractive model and student nurse named
Denise from the Bronx, NY, accepted employment with
United Airlines and moved to San Francisco, CA.
Flight Operations Engineering
747/DC8 Flight Operations Engineer, Dawson was
responsible for aero-performance database maintenance,
authored and edited Flight Manual Handbook and
Flight Training publications for United. Additionally, he developed performance data and
procedures for ferry operations of aircraft with damage,
missing parts and inoperative engines or systems.
Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course (ORWAC Class 82-46)
Dawson was assigned Aviation Maintenance Officer (AMO),
6211th U. S. Army Garrison (USAG), Presidio of San
Francisco, CA took military leave from United to
complete the Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course (ORWAC)
at Ft. Rucker, AL. Transitioning into the UH-1H required
learning Performance Planning that was tedious
and time consuming due to the awkward, user-unfriendly
Operator's Manual data presentation.
UH-1H/V Personal Notebook
take long for 1LT Dawson to apply his civilian acquired
Flight Operations Engineering skills and
experiences to streamline UH-1H performance planning. The earliest versions were loose note pages trimmed and
inserted into his old dash-ten checklist (or "-10CL").
Over time, the notebook expanded into a comprehensive
Study Guide and Quick Reference. At the urging of
several colleagues and fellow aviators, the UH-1H/V
Flight Handbook project was begun and Silver
Wings Publishers created to publish it.
business name "Silver Wings Publishers" has been
- What we do best.
Non-fiction trade publications for Professional
Aviators who fly,
Military Aircraft (or commercially designated
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open to the public for investment purposes. We are a
small business, registered with
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DOD Approved Military
Critical Technical Data Agreement on file (both
Canada and U. S.)
and Federal GSA Schedule, Professional Engineering
Services (PES) pending.
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