State Pilots Enjoy Sheridan While Waiting for Governor

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Pilots Kory Fogg, left, and Chuck Davidson check the weather before taking off.
Pilots Kory Fogg, left, and Chuck Davidson check the weather before taking off.

Anyone stopping by the Sheridan airport late Monday afternoon might have run into Governor Matt Mead's pilots that flew him in for his visit. After dropping the governor off in Buffalo, pilots Chuck Davidson and Kory Fogg, flew northward to Sheridan, and had a chance to see the town.

Davidson said they fly for the state, as employees of the Wyoming Department of Transportation. He said they're on-call for the governor and other state government officials and sometimes fly eight legs a day. He said they have three or four flights with the governor, just this week alone.

It's a busy schedule, but Fogg likes his state pilot's job better than his old one, flying for a charter service out of Denver. That's because he's home nearly every night, and like his fellow pilot said, he gets to travel throughout Wyoming.

Saying that in jest, due most likely to Sheridan's humid Monday weather, he tagged on …

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