Gordo hails from Houston Texas.  He has been flying most of his life, soloing a Bellanca Citabria on his 16th birthday and appearing in his first airshow at 18.  He has performed formation and aerobatics at airshows for many years in his T-6 Texan and T-28 Trojan, and stays current in a Bonanza, J-3 Cub and Super Cub on floats.