Buck Roetman has been flying for over 35 years – he has flown more than 105 different types of airplanes, from Cubs to corporate jets, resulting in more than 13,500 hours of flight time.
Roetman holds the following FAA certificates ATP, Commercial, Multiengine, CFI, CFII and CFIM. He is typed in Learjet, Westwind, Citation and Hawker. In addition, he is an Airframe and Power plant mechanic with an Inspection authorization and is an Aerobatic Competency Examiner for the International Council of Air Shows.
Roetman has been married to his high school sweetheart, Candice Roetman, for more than 33 years. They have three children, two dogs and two cats together.
Roetman currently flies a modified Christen Eagle. The airplane was completed in 2003 and has been an airshow plane its entire life. It differs from most planes here today in that is has a Lycoming IO360 4-cylinder engine, built by Penn Yan Aero, and pumped up to 250 HP.