Skipper is a grey plane who lives in Propwash Junction, a whole town full of airplanes. He runs Skipper's Flight School with his assistant Sparky, and he teaches Mater how to fly in Air Mater. Skipper learns that he can really teach anyone how to fly, guaranteed.
A reclusive old Navy Corsair, Skipper was an ace flier and top instructor of the esteemed Jolly Wrenches squadron until an incident during a combat mission took him off the front lines and left him grounded for life. These days, Skipper keeps to himself, but his quiet existence is turned upside down when an ambitious and persistent Dusty solicits Skipper’s aerial expertise—and gets a few life lessons in the process. But Skipper—who’s never really come to terms with his past—finds that he has a few things to learn, too, and while coaching Dusty to fly faster and smarter, the teacher becomes the student.
Skipper appears to be a little judgmental in Planes, as he hesitated to teach Dusty how to fly well at first. After Dusty passed qualifying however, Skipper then realized he had been a little harsh and agreed to help Dusty and his friends.
Planes: Fire & Rescue
Skipper has pale blue eyes, and is painted a grey-blue color with a checkered tail fin.
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- Skipper Riley will meet Thomas, Twilight Sparkle and their friends in Thomas and Twilight Sparkle's Adventures of Planes.
- Skipper Riley will meet Dipper, Mabel, and their friends in Dipper & Mabel's Adventures of Planes.
- Skipper Riley will meet Yogi Bear and his friends in Yogi Bear's Adventures of Planes.
- Skipper Riley will meet Danny and his friends in Danny's Adventures of Planes.
- Skipper Riley will meet Sora and his friends in Sora's Adventures of Planes.