I am the Vice President at JetBrokers, Inc; a professional aircraft sales company. I am very active in the aviation industry. I currently hold valid A&P IA FCC Licenses. I am also a Commercial and Instrument Rated pilot.

As a former member of the Society of Licenced Aircraft Engineers and Technologists, I was elected by the Royal Aeronautical Society as a Technician of the Society in 1987. I am now actively involved in the Greater St. Louis Business Aviation Association, and during my varied career I have been very active in various roles for the National Business Aviation Association, the Popular Flying Association, the Experimental Aircraft Association; and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

My thirty-plus years of diverse technical and operational experience includes North Atlantic aircraft delivery experience, S.T.C. approval processing, government contract negotiation and awards, FAA coordination and extensive maintenance experience on light aircraft through Air Carrier aircraft.

I have been a Director of Maintenance for several different companies and have been employed by several airframe manufacturers independent Service Centers which include Dassault, Gulfstream, Raytheon and Lockheed. I have also air-towed targets for the British and NATO fleets prior to emigrating to the United States from Great Britain.

I am a regular contributing aviation writer, having been published in a variety of trade journals. My aviation career started at the age of nine, as a helper and student pilot  at the Dorset Gliding Club at Tarrant Rushton, Dorset, in Great Britain. Since then I have honestly amassed a treasure trove of knowledge and experience.