“Don’t Let an Offense Get in the Way of an Opportunity”: An Interview with Navy Pilot Tammie Jo Shults
I had the privilege of sitting down with author and pilot Tammie Jo Shults to talk about her career in the Navy as one of the first female F-18 pilots. She is also the heroic pilot of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 who saved 148 lives when she successfully landed the severely crippled plane.
Exclusive Interview With Tammie Jo Shults Author of Nerves of Steel
Nerves of Steel is the captivating true story of Tammie Jo Shults’s remarkable life—from growing up the daughter of a humble rancher, to breaking through gender barriers as one of the Navy’s first female F/A-18 Hornet pilots, to safely landing the severely crippled Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 and helping save the lives of 148 people.
Habits, Hope & Heroes feat. Captain Tammie Jo Shults
Captain Tammie Jo Shults, author of Nerves of Steel, is a Southwest Airlines captain and former naval aviator who received nationwide acclaim when she and her crew successfully landed a passenger-filled Boeing 737 that suffered catastrophic engine failure mid-flight. Tammi Jo’s previous career in the US Navy as one of the first female F/A-18 Hornet pilots gave her plenty of experience in aviation and leadership, which she took to Southwest Airlines when she left the Navy in 1994.