One of GA’s Finest Folds His Wings

Arnold Palmer has flown his last flight as pilot in command.

Known worldwide as a legend in the game of golf — and industrywide as one of general aviation’s most iconic faces — voluntarily quit flying quietly last month, choosing not to re-up his medical. No worries on health issues for Arnie — he just decided to retire from flying the left seat of his Citation.

Flying Senior Editor Steve Pope had the pleasure of interviewing Palmer recently, and knew of his plans to quit flying. Click here to read Steve’s reflections on one of our finest ambassadors.


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