David has been flying recreationally for 20 years with a private pilot and instrument rating. He has owned a Beech Musketeer Sport, Cirrus SR 22TN, and now a Magnaghi Sky Arrow 600. David has degrees in mechanical and petroleum engineering from LSU and worked in the oilfield for 30 years. A motocross accident in 2013 resulted in a spinal cord injury rendering him paraplegic. He enjoys flying and is currently working on a gyrocopter build and rating. David has one daughter in high school.