Carter is a first year member of the U.S. Navy
Tailhook Legacy Flight Demonstration Team. He holds an ATP with
type ratings in DC9, CE500, F4F, F6F, and A6M.
Carter has over 2000 hours in many WWII aircraft, both friend
and foe, including the Navy training aircraft N2S “Kaydet”,
N3N “Yellow Peril”, and SNJ “Texan”.
Additional WWII aircraft include the Polikarpov Po-2 and I-16,
Fieseler “Storch”, Mitsubishi A6M “Zero”,
F6F “Hellcat”, and FM2/F4F “Wildcat”.
In addition to sponsoring and flying several CAF (Commemorative
Air Force) aircraft, Carter is a demonstration pilot for Paul
Allen’s Flying Heritage Collection in Arlington, Washington.
He is a formation check pilot for the JLFC (Joint Liaison Formation
Committee) and the CAF’s TRARON.
Carter presently lives in the Seattle Washington area, with
his wife Beverly, where he works as a Pilot Instructor for Alaska
Airlines. He is a Vietnam veteran serving with the U.S. Army