Over The Top Aviation LLC.

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Overview

Highly skilled aviator with extensive experience as an General Manager, Aeronautical Inspector and Master Mechanic with advanced training and broad expertise as a proven Business developer. As a leader within the aircraft industry I’m seeking an effective management position to further apply substantial knowledge and skills.

 

                                                                                                        Areas of Expertise [[PASTING TABLES IS NOT SUPPORTED]]                                                                                                               Education

Professional Pilot Course (Ratings, Commercial, Instrument Pilot)

American Flyers San Diego, W. Chicago, & NY, 1993 – 1995

Graduate, Aircraft Maintenance Technology (A&P)

Riverside School of Aeronautics (2000 Hr. FAA Approved School), Utica, NY, 1992 – 1993

Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology

Mohawk Valley Community College & University Syracuse, NY 1987 – 1993

Graduate, Computer repair 34Y20

Certificate – Precision soldering (82 hrs)

United States Army Aberdeen, MD, 1983 – 1984

Inspection Authorization 80 hrs / Received IA Certificate

Bakers School of Aeronautics, Nashville, TN, 2002

Certificate, Basic Electronics

University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, 1984

                                                                                                 Training

    1. Advanced Composite Structures: Fabrication & Damage Repair, ABARIS Training Reno, NV 2004
    2. Hawker Snidely 125 / 700 Maintenance; 60 hrs / RVSM, CAE Simuflite, DWF Airport, TX 2003
    3. Lear 45 Maintenance. 80 hrs, Flight Safety Myrtle Beach, SC, 2000
    4. Cessna Citation, OJT- models 750, 650,550,525,500’s (documented), Cessna Citation Newburgh, NY, 1998 – 1999
    5. De Havilland Dash 8 (100)(300), Myrtle Beach SC March 1999
    6. Heavy Maintenance - EMB 110- P1 / P2 / Line Maintenance PT6-34A, Business Air Freight Bennington, VT, 1997
    7. King air C90A and C90B Maintenance. 80 hrs, Flight Safety Wichita, KS, 1997
    8. Maintenance Cessna 172, 172RG, Beech Dutchess 6 weeks, American Flyers San Diego, CA, 1993

 

Professional Experience

US AVIATION GROUP LLC, DENTON, TX     (Retired January 08, 2016)                                JAN 2007 – Jan 2016

 PRESIDENT / GENERAL MANAGER (MRO)

    1. Efficiently Manage, Build, Equip, Establish & operate a new Part 145 Avionics facility.
    2. Efficiently Manage, Build, Equip, Establish &Operate a new FBO (Average 37% growth a year)
    3. Thoroughly & meticulously oversee a maintenance facility & Part 141 flight school.
    4. Start up a successful Composite repair and parts manufacturing department.
    5. From Start up to 30MM revenue a year.

 

AEROSERV EXPRESS, N. SMITHFIELD, RI  (MRO)                                                                         AUG 2003 – JAN 2007

VISE PRESIDENT / GENERAL MANAGER

    1. Expertly managed all facility operations/maintenance for Hawkers, Learjets, Citations, Beechjet & Challengers and acquisitioned Aviation Electronics (BED).
    2. Successfully served as Director of Maintenance Part 135 Jet Set Express to build, equip, maintain, oversee, establish & operate a new Part 145 maintenance facility & JetSet Express 135 operation.

     

    EASTERN AIR CENTER, NORWOOD, MA  (MRO)                                                                          APR 2001 – AUG 2003

    AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE / AVIONICS MANAGER

    1. Implemented a training course for new recruits which also improved profitability & resulted in new dealerships for the company.
    2. Key Accomplishments:  Substantially increased department sales by $1,300,000.

     

    FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL, CANTON, MA                                                                                           OCT 2000 – APR 2001

    LEARJET 45 CONSULTANT

    1. Effectively read blueprints for APU installations while conducting troubleshooting, performance enhancement and maintaining APU/Performance Package equipped aircraft.

     

    FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL INC, MYRTLE BEACH, SC  (MRO)                                                  MAR 1999 – OCT 2000

    DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE / BUSINESS AIRCRAFT

    1. Implemented and oversaw maintenance on Learjet 20 & 45 series, 31, 35 & Citation I/II aircraft.
    2. Supervise DH -8 300, 400 C&D checks

     

    CESSNA CITATION, NEWBURGH, NY                                                                                                   JUL 1998 – MAR 1999

    A&P MECHANIC / BUSINESS AIRCRAFT

    1. Expertly performed inspections, repairs on all model Citations and made factory modifications per AD’s & SB’s.
    2. Utilized  Cescom tracking & inspection systems.

     

    BUSINESS AIR FREIGHT, BUFFALO, NY                                                                                              JUN 1997 – JUN 1998

    LEAD MECHANIC A&P

    1. Effectively set-up out based maintenance facility at Buffalo International Airport to oversee all line & heavy maintenance on company aircraft including: EMB-110-P1 / P2, C404, 402, MU2, & C310.

     

    BAYSIDE AVIATION, TRAVERSE CITY, MI                                                                                        NOV 1996 – JUN 1997

    OWNER / OPERATOR

    1. Conducted maintenance, repairs & inspections on most GA part 91 & 135.
    2. Provided exhilarating Fly for higher, scenic air rides.

     

    CHERRY CAPITAL AVIATION, TRAVERSE CITY, MI                                                                   MAR 1995 – NOV 1996

    LEAD A&P / INSPECTOR

    1. Repaired & inspected general aviation for the repair station’s Part  91 / 135 aircraft.
    2. Provided on site repairs for Northwest & Great Lakes Airline.

     

    PLANE MASTER SERVICES, WEST CHICAGO, IL                                                                          NOV 1994 – MAR 1995

    A&P MECHANIC

    1. Thoroughly performed repairs, alterations, & general aircraft inspection for Charter King Air & Caravan Aircraft as a master mechanic and meticulous inspector of quality parts intended for repair use.

     

    AMERICAN FLYERS, LONG ISLAND, NY                                                                                              SEP 1994 – NOV 1994

    A&P MECHANIC

    1. Efficiently managed 100-hour inspections on company aircraft for the New York & New Jersey schools.

     

    AMERICAN FLYERS, WEST CHICAGO, IL                                                                                            MAY 1994 – JUL 1994

    A&P MECHANIC

    1. Successfully performed all engine changes on the company aircraft (63).
    2. Performed engine break-in and all test flights as an experienced pilot on numerous aircraft.

     

    AMERICAN FLYERS, SAN DIEGO, CA                                                                                                    SEP 1993 – MAY 1994

    A&P MECHANIC

    1. Efficiently and effectively performed all maintenance & inspections on company aircraft based in San Diego & Orange County John Wayne Airport.
 

WHITE AIR SERVICE, LAGRANGE, NY                                                                                                 OCT 1992 – SEP 1993

A&P MECHANIC

    1. Thoroughly & meticulously repaired, installed &  inspected all Aircraft including most GA.
    2. Mechanically specialized in the repair of Beech model aircraft. A36, B55, F33 ECT.                                                              

     

     

    Chairman:                                                                                                                                                      March 2013- Nov 2015

    World Fuel Services FBO Advisory Board.

     

    Aircraft Training:

    1. Lear 45
    2. Citation 525,500’s, 650, 750 models
    3. Hawker HS125, 400, 700
    4. EMB 110
    5. Cessna Caravan
    6. DHC-8-100, 300
    7. Jetstream 31, 32
    8. King Air 90, 200
    9. Piper, Cessna, Beechcraft, and many other GA.