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Mark Dickerson retired from the USAF with over 4500 hours in over 40 aircraft types. He is a graduate and former Deputy Commandant of the USAF Test Pilot School and was selected as an Associate Fellow and Board Member with the Society of Experimental Test Pilots. After leaving the Air Force, he spent 7 years as a NASA Research Project Manager, and is the only African American to ever become a Research Pilot at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center. He is also a volunteer with Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management.
Dickerson holds a BS degree in Engineering Physics from Cornell University, an MS degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Stanford, and an MBA from Regis University. He is Board Chairman of Colorado’s Hubert L. “Hooks” Jones chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated, and is also on the board of a local non-profit dedicated to opening aviation opportunities for injured vets. He is Trustee of another local non-profit funding youth scholarships.
Dickerson has served on the Adjunct Faculty of Colorado Technical University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In his spare time he is a flight instructor and tow pilot with his soaring club, a member of the men’s leadership team at his church, and in 2012 he published his second book “WARNING: This Book May Get You Killed”, a study of heroism by everyday people. He is married to the former Phyllis Dubose of Sacramento, California