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“Flying is like life. Both require proper perspective and planning. Flying requires faith, focus, consistency, skill, awareness of one’s surroundings, a positive attitude and courage during setbacks. It’s also good to remember in life and flight that although sometimes the day appears gloomy, from the higher perspective, the sun is always shining and there’s always a clear path to the destination. It’s all about altitude, attitude and the route you choose to take.”
– Anthony Dohrmann


 

Plane: King Air 200

Home Airport: LRU (32°17′22″N 106°55′19″W)

Flight Hours: 4,000 (and counting)

Favorite Flight Route: LRU to CRQ

Favorite Aviation Movie: Sully

The Planes!

As an airplane pilot, Anthony Dohrmann has flown a large variety of planes, including:

  • Bonanza V Tail
  • Baron C55 Twin Engine
  • Duke B60 (both owned one and leased one) high-performance pressurized twin engine
  • Mooney 201 M20J (both owned one and leased one)
  • Cheyenne II (owned) High-performance turbine twin
  • King Air A200 (both leased and owned) 10-passenger high-performance turbine twin
  • King Air B200 (leased) 10-passenger high-performance turbine twin
  • Piper Seminole PA-44
  • Cessna 172
  • Cessna 172R
  • Cessna
  • Diamond Star DA-40
  • Piper Cherokee PA-28
  • Cirrus SR22

Anthony is experienced with traditional steam gauges, next-generation multi-function avionics, and glass cockpits such as the Garmin G1000. He’s also had “a few lessons in Hughes 300 & R22 helicopters,” which he found not practical for long-distance flying, cargo, and passengers.

Life in the Air, Getting to the Ground

Most difficult landing: Engine out over Ft Lauderdale in a single-engine Mooney 201 landing on-airport after declaring an emergency.

Second most challenging landing: Racing ahead of a sudden sandstorm rolling in from north Tucson, which hit the aircraft only 10 feet off the runway surface. The abrupt wind sheer caused me to go around in diminishing visibility to re-approach for landing on an alternative runway.

Third most challenging landing: In a Beechcraft Duke B60 on a cross-country back to New Mexico in severe weather. Storms rose so quickly from so many directions that two alternative fuel stops were below minimums for landing, and we were compressed in dangerous conditions in the middle.

Icing in a severe thunderstorm, and low on fuel, we had to stretch the distance with a headwind from Alabama to Las Cruces, New Mexico. We virtually exhausted our reserves and landed with less than 15 minutes of fuel in the tanks.

Stream Takeoffs & Landings with Anthony Dohrmann

Fear and Practice with CEO Anthony Dohrmann

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Discounts vs Incentives

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Anthony Dohrmann on INC. 500 list
Anthony Dohrmann - Founder of LaserShield & Electronic Caregiver
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Anthony Dohrmann on INC. 500 list
Electronic Caregiver Founder Anthony Dohrmann

If you’re flying to Las Cruces, be sure to get some of the best green chile on the planet!

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