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engineer , pilot

Richard Watts Flygare, American engineer and pilot

Background

Flygare, Richard Watts was born on June 2, 1955 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Richard Wilson and Jane Ellen (Watts) Flygare.

Education

Graduated from Skyline High School, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1973. Attended United States Air Force Academy and University of Utah. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1977.

Career

Engineering supervisor, Mountain Fuel and Mountain Fuel Resources, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. Corporate pilot, Questar Corporation. Airline pilot, Western Airlines/Delta Air Lines. Director of strategic planning, manager of corporate planning and corporate pilot, Questar Corporation. Director of special projects and corporate pilot, QEP Resources, Inc. Retired April 30, 2016.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Military and aviation history, model aircraft, marksmanship.

Connections

Married Derbie L. Baker, September 6, 1998.

father:
Richard Wilson Flygare (1924 - )

mother:
Jane Ellen (Watts) Flygare (1929-1998)

spouse:
Derbie L. Flygare

Stepson:
Justin M. Baker