Air Trek’s President and CEO
Wayne holds Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (ATP) for Multi-engine land and sea aircraft with jet type ratings in the Cessna Citation and Westwind aircraft. He also holds Commercial single engine land and sea, Helicopter and Glider certification as well as holding Certified Flight Instructor privileges for all aircraft in which he is qualified. Wayne currently serves as Air Trek’s Chief Pilot and FAA approved Check Airman overseeing pilot recruitment, training, and company certification.
Wayne holds a FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Certificate with an Inspector’s Authorization. He is the former Director of Maintenance for Air Trek and coordinates overall operations with Air Trek’s Maintenance Department.
Wayne has attended factory approved maintenance training and attends regular recurrent simulator training in the Citation and Westwind aircraft. Flying since 1970, Wayne has amassed over 17,000 flight hours of experience, over a third of which are as a Flight Instructor. Wayne has been recognized with the prestigious FAA Flight Safety Award for his work as a FAA Flight Safety Counselor and FAA Designated Pilot Examiner.
Serving as Air Trek’s primary liaison with the FAA, Wayne oversees development and updating for the company’s General Operations Manual, Operations Specifications, Training Manuals, and Safety Management Program. Wayne is an Air Force veteran and a graduate of Edison College. He has been awarded the Certified Medical Transport Executive (CMTE) designation by the Association of Air Medical Services.