The demand for civilian pilots seems likely to continue as the airlines keep growing.
Many civilian pilots pack that into 15 working days a month.
He left the armed forces at the end of the war and took a job as a civilian pilot.
Whiteside also became a civilian pilot, holding an A license.
The civilian pilot and one of two police officers on board escaped with minor injuries.
The air show features both civilian and military pilots.
He continued to hold a civilian pilot's license until 1951.
Short of resigning his commission and looking for a civilian pilot's job, he might never fly again.
After the defeat of France in 1940 he again became a civilian pilot.
There he earned his civilian pilots license, which was a rare achievement for a black man at the time.