Jim Tilmon a Pilot and Pioneer Who ‘Just Wanted to Fly’
Jim Tilmon has worn many hats throughout his extraordinary life: pilot, Emmy Award-winning broadcaster and weatherman, aviation expert, musician and author.
Tilmon is also a pioneer. He was one of the first African-American commercial pilots in the country to join American Airlines in 1965 after learning his craft in the Army.
He writes about his experiences in the new book “I Just Wanted to Fly.”
Tilmon joins host Phil Ponce in discussion.
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