Capt. Bill Dodds

11/06/35 - 7/13/97

dodds2.jpg Photo by Capt. Temple Robinson,
courtesy of Capt. David O. Hill

Capt. Bill Dodds was hired by Seaboard when he was 19 years old. He became the youngest captain in Seaboard's history at age 23. He retired from Flying Tigers after more than 40 years as an airline pilot. He is seen here in the cockpit of a Connie. He was active in the warbird community. In 1999, he was inducted into the E.A.A. (Experimental Aircraft Association) Hall of Fame, Warbirds of America division.

Bill is survived by his sons David and Derek, both airline pilots; daughters Dona Stein, Darcy Hackett, and Doreen Hansen; eight grandchildren; and his longtime companion, Nancy Korff.


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