Captain Keith Wilson, 57, was hired by American Airlines in 1985. During his American Airlines career, he has flown the DC-10, S80, and Boeing 727 and 777. Captain Wilson is currently assigned to fly the Boeing 737 domestically.
Captain Wilson’s prior Allied Pilots Association work includes serving as chairman of the union’s negotiating committee. He was also elected to serve three terms on the APA Board of Directors as vice chairman of the DCA Domicile, and appointed by the APA Board as chairman of the Benefits Review and Appeals Board and as a member of the Financial Audit Committee.
A 1977 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics, Captain Wilson spent eight years on active duty. He was on military leave of absence from American Airlines in 1990-91 with his C-5 Mobile Air Command unit, which was activated to serve in Desert Shield/Storm/Calm.
Captain Wilson and his wife live in Chevy Chase, Maryland. They have three adult daughters.
Captain Anthony R. Chapman, 53, was hired by American Airlines in 1992, after flying for several regional airlines. He’s flown the Boeing 727, 737 and 757/767, as well as the MD-80. Captain Chapman is currently assigned to fly the Boeing 737 domestically.
At the Allied Pilots Association, Captain Chapman has done extensive strike preparedness committee work and has represented member pilots at grievances and hearings. Most recently, he served as deputy chairman of the union’s strategic planning committee.
Prior to his flying career, Captain Chapman served in the United States Army, where he was a military intelligence officer.
Based in Dallas/Fort Worth, Captain Chapman resides in Irving, Texas, and has one child.
First Officer Scott Shankland, 50, was hired by American Airlines in 1992. During his career, he’s flown the Boeing 727 and 757/767, as well as the DC-10 and MD-80. First Officer Shankland, who is based in Dallas/Fort Worth, is currently assigned to fly the Boeing 777 internationally.
First Officer Shankland has served the Allied Pilots Association in a number of capacities, most recently as a member of the communications committee. He also served on the union’s negotiating, legislative affairs, safety and training committees.
Prior to his American Airlines career, First Officer Shankland spent eight years in the United States Air Force flying T-37s, T-38s and FB-111s.
First Officer Shankland, who resides in Keller, Texas, is married to fellow American Airlines First Officer Jennifer Ewald. He has four children.