With over 20 years flight experience, Conrad is a highly experienced and accomplished pilot in the aviation industry. He is also a certified A&P mechanic, holds an ATP rating and has more than 3,600 flight hours in aircraft ranging from business jets to warbirds and gliders. At the age of 21, Conrad took his first solo flight in a P-51 Mustang, a feat accomplished by very few. His passion for warbirds spearheaded his efforts to fully restore an FM-2 Wildcat, earning him the Reserve Grand Champion WWII and Gold Wrench Awards at the EAA’s AirVenture 2013. In addition, Conrad participates in the annual Reno Air Races, racing the Lancair Legacy 'Breathless', in which he took home the Silver Sport first place trophy at 2019 Races.