Captain Charles Hogeman

Captain Charles Hogeman, Director – Flight Training Support, United Airlines

Captain Charles “Chuck” Hogeman is Director of Flight Training Support for United Airline’s Flight Training Center in Denver, Colorado. He oversees the human factors and pilot development team, new-hire pilot screening and selection, United’s FAR part 142 contract training certificate, as well as training facilities management. He has flown 27 years for United and is currently line-qualified as a captain on the Airbus A320.

Over the course of his 41-year professional flying career, Captain Hogeman has been active with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) as an air safety volunteer, most recently as the Association’s Aviation Safety Chair from 2011-2016. Prior to that he chaired ALPA’s Human Factors and Training Group from 2008-2011 where he led the effort to establish Association policy regarding Crew Resource Management and Threat and Error Management (CRM/TEM) training, the Advanced Qualification Program (AQP), and US and international licensing initiatives. He received ALPA’s prestigious Air Safety Award in 2017.

Captain Hogeman began his professional airline career in 1977 with Commuter Airlines in Binghamton, NY. In 1978, he joined Colorado-based Aspen Airways as a line pilot, and later as check airman, flying CV-580 and BAe146 aircraft. He also held director of training and chief pilot positions in his 13 years at Aspen Airways that later merged into Air Wisconsin.

In 1991 he joined United as a pilot and subsequently selected as a pilot instructor in the B757/B767 program. In 1994, he was chosen as one of the initial pilot instructors to develop United’s B777 Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) as the aircraft was being introduced into line service. From 1996 until 2000, he managed the line operational simulation development program for all fleets. 

Captain Hogeman holds aircraft type-ratings on A320, AVR/BAE-146, B757/B767, B777, and CV-580 aircraft and maintains a US FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor Certificate. 

He holds a Master of Science Degree in Technical Communication from the University of Colorado, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Southern New Hampshire College, and an Associate of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Daniel Webster College.