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My latest interest, or passion, is woodturning, making useful, decorative, and artistic pieces from wood on a lathe.

You can follow the progress of this old dog learning new tricks on the WOODTURNING page.

I'll add paintings to the ART page from time to time. Those for sale can be found on Etsy at EricRushArt. Free domestic shipping!

A PDF file, Dory Story is an illustrated, day-by-day account of my building the second of two boats in 2015. It's Free from the BOOKS link above.

I was too old to be an airline pilot the day I decided to learn to fly, but I knew I wanted to earn my living in airplanes. Good luck and changes in regulations led to a career beyond early dreams and practical goals. Getting there was much more than half the fun, and this book will take you along for the ride.


Available in Print and Ebook from online outlets, or, better yet, have your independent bookstore order it. Best of all, order autographed copies direct from me on the Books link above.

An honest look at a life, a career, and the hard work, hard decisions, and the occasional lucky breaks that go with it.                        --mbrockett on Amazon


If Richard Bach or Ernest Gann flew the author's flights and lived his life, this is how they'd write the story.                                            --R Nixon on Amazon


Funny and very well written, accurate and honest...             --scott on Amazon


Absolutely top notch memoir of a most interesting life!                                                                                                                 --Margaret B Boston on Amazon


Generally, I'm a pretty quiet reader...but this book had me laughing out loud! It was honest, witty, and provided a fascinating glimpse into the life lived in the cockpit.                                                             --Katrina Peck* on Amazon


*I gotta confess, Katrina Peck is my daughter.



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