Mike Straite

Mike began his flying career as a light a/c instructor progressing on to be a commercial airline pilot with Britannia Airways in 1997.  Mike has held a current flying instructor rating since 1995 and has held training positions as a Ground Training Pilot, Line Training Captain.  He is a current TRI/ZFT, on the B757/B767, with TUI Airways.  He has flown all around the world completing contracts in Indonesia, Canada and one complete circumnavigation of the globe, in a B757.

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