Geoffrey has over 31 years of aviation experience. He holds Airline Transport Pilot licenses from the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority and the United States Federal Aviation Administration. He is endorsed for the De-Havilland DHC-7, BAC 1-11, Boeing 737 and Airbus Industry A321, A320 and A319. He holds Flight and Instrument Instructor certificates and has served as training Captain with over 18,000 hours of command experience both in domestic and international flying.
Geoffrey is also a qualified accident/incident investigator and was responsible for Boeing 737 safety matters for America West Airlines, now known as US Airways, on behalf of the Airline Pilots Association for a period of 3 years. In addition, Geoffrey has held the position of lead investigator responsible for the investigation of numerous incidents for the Airline Pilots Association MEC for America West Airlines.
As a highly motivated self-starter, Geoffrey has pursued other areas of interest throughout his aviation career as well. Most recently he successfully negotiated an IT gaming contract with Cantor Gaming in London, England for a group of online gaming entrepreneurs based in Phoenix, Arizona. He also negotiated an opening round of agreements with the Alderney Gambling Control Commission for a Seattle based law firm for their Parimutuel Sports project. Achieving successful complex negotiations has been a rewarding experience for Geoffrey throughout his career.
Luciano Benvin has 35 years of experience in the aviation industry including 15 years both flying and managing corporate aircraft and 20 years as a Captain for America West Airlines. He holds B-737, LearJet, Citation–500 and SA-227 Type Ratings. Luciano has extensive experience in managing a wide variety of corporate aircraft and providing pilot services to both individual and corporate clients.