Russell Vanhoozer

Adjunct Lecturer
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Captain Russell Vanhoozer brings decades of flying experience from the cockpit to the classroom in areas including FAA part 121 Airline Operations, part 135 Freight Operations, part 91 Corporate Operations and part 61 Flight Instruction. His chief goal as a lecturer is to educate and motivate the Baylor University students so that they might fully enjoy the benefits that come from a superior education and a balanced career preparation

Academic Appointments
  • Baylor University Lecturer 2013 - Present
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation, University of Central Texas, Killeen, TX, (1994)
  • FAA Check Airman (2015), Airline Transport Pilot (2011), Commercial Pilot SEL (1993), MEL (1998)
  • Flight Deck Crewmember, Envoy Air/American Eagle Airlines, Executive and Simmons (2001-present)
  • Pilot, ProJet International Express, FAA Part 135, Love Field (1999-2001)
Research and Awards
  • Utility Patent 8,462,020 "Attitude and Configuration Indicator Display System and Method" United States Patent Trade Office
  • Design Patent D638,319 "Attitude and Configuration Display Screen with Iconic User Interface"
  • Senior Design Project Sponsor Baylor University 2013
  • Masters Project Sponsor Baylor University 2014
  • Member, Advisory Committee for Aircraft Pilot Training, Texas State Technical College, Waco, TX (2008-Present)
  • Eagle Scout, Boys Scouts of America, Troop 86, Bedford, TX (1985)
Flight Experience
  • American Champion 8KCAB Decathlon
  • ATR -42, -72
  • Beechcraft A35, A36 Bonanza, BE95 TravelAir, BE-200 King Air
  • Bellanca BL-17 Super Viking
  • Cessna C-150 Commuter and Aerobat, C-152, C-172 Skyhawk, C-175 Skylark, C-172RG Cutlass, C-175 Skylark, C-180 Skywagon, C-182, 182RG Skylane, C-210 Centurion, C-310, C-337 Skymaster, C-340, C-401 and 402 Businessliner, C-414 Chancellor, C-441 Conquest II
  • Cirrus SR-22
  • Commander CMD-114B
  • Embraer ERJ 135, ERJ 140, ERJ 145
  • Grumman American AA-1 Yankee Clipper
  • Mooney M20J
  • Piper J3-Cub, PA-24 Comanche, PA-28 Cherokee, PA-28 Warrior, PA-28 Arrow, PA-32RT Lance II, PA-34 Seneca, PA-60 Aerostar
  • SAAB 340