A complete copy of my current resume is available upon request.
My professional background consists entirely of experience within the business/V.I.P. aviation sector, specifically aircraft management, pt. 91 flight ops, and working as an SIC and then captain on the flight line in managed fleet operations. I've also been the Chief Pilot and Aviation Department Manager of a multi-aircraft flight department. I am thrilled by the challenges of business aviation, many of which present themselves away from the flight deck.
I began my career flying the Merlin IIIB (SA-226T(B)), King Air 90, and King Air 200, as well as SIC on various light to mid-sized jets. I have been flying as a type-rated Hawkerjet captain since June, 2005. I have flown nearly every variant in the HS-125 Hawker series and love the aircraft for its versatility, cabin comfort and robust systems platform. In January of 2010 I earned my CE-510S type rating which allows me to fly the Cessna Citation Mustang with Single Pilot authorization, followed shortly thereafter by my Citation CE-525S type rating. In 2011 I began flying the Challenger 300 and have since accrued over 1400 hours experience in that aircraft. In 2016 I earned my G-V type rating and began flying the Gulfstream 450/550.
I've taken delivery of multiple jets from Cessna, Hawker, and Bombardier, and can assist you with the entire process, starting from delivery and continuing through Entry Into Service.
I've been fortunate enough to have plentiful exposure to worldwide operating experience - besides North America, I have many North Atlantic crossings, and have flown throughout Europe, Latin America, Central and South America.
I am also SIC-qualified in the Challenger 604, Citation II, III, VII; Beechjet 400A; and Dassault Falcon 10.
Rotorcraft: I am PIC-qualified in the Bell 206 Jetranger II/III as well as the Hughes OH-6A/500 series.
Prior to my entry into business aviation I worked as a full-time, dual-rated (helicopters and airplanes) flight instructor. As a CFI I specialized in advanced training such as ATP (Airline Transport Pilot), Cirrus transition, and stall/spin awareness. I also provided instruction for flight instructors seeking advanced ratings on their flight instructor certificates (multiengine, instrument, etc.) I am recognized by the FAA as a Gold Seal Flight Instructor, and proudly served as a FAASTeam (FAA Safety Team) representative in the Orlando, FL area from 2009 through 2012.
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