#Live2Fly Series: Tucker Rice, Student and Lineman

Tucker Rice started out flying RC Airplanes when he was three-years-old. He and his grandfather Allen Rice decided to get into flying full-scale airplanes when Tucker was only 12. Now at 20, Tucker a student and lineman, knows he wants his future in aviation to be in the military.

“I’ve always known I wanted to be a pilot since I was a little kid,” Tucker explains. “My grandfather has been a huge influence on my aviation career. We both have a pilot’s license. He’s also a very mechanically-inclined person, so we do all owner-assisted annuals, and it has been a real eye-opener for me getting to learn the systems and everything that goes on with the maintenance side of the aircraft, as well as the flying side.”

Watch the rest of Tucker’s story above.

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