Enshrined November 13, 2004
Nashvillian John Baugh has served on the Tennessee Aeronautics Commission since first being appointed by Governor Ned McWherter in 1989 and is a former Chairman of the Commission. Mr. Baugh continues his service to Tennessee as a member of the Aeronautics Commission. He is Founder and Past President of Tennessee First Squadron-Warbirds of America.
John has served on the Board of Directors of EAA for 24 years, on the Board of EAA’s Warbirds of America for 22 years and is also a five-term Past President and CO of WBA. He is a past President of the Nashville QB Chapter. John Baugh holds a Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument, single & multi-engine flight instructor ratings, land and sea, helicopter and an FAA ground level aerobatics waiver. He is type rated in the B-17, B-25, P-51 and P-47, having flown 135 different types of aircraft. In 1995 John T. Baugh was Inducted into EAA’s Sport Aviation Hall of Fame. In 2002, the John T. Baugh, Jr. Aviation Excellence Scholarship Fund was established at the Tennessee Museum of Aviation.
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