Robert C. Whitmer
Profile: Experienced aviator with very strong skill set. 8500+ total flight hours. Part 135 and 91. Chief pilot experience. Single pilot and crew experience. National and international. Clean record. No accidents or FAA violations. Aircraft owner.
Ratings and Certificates:
- Airline Transport Pilot: AMEL.
- CL-30, CE-500 Type Ratings. King Air 90 and PC-12 operations.
- Commercial Privileges: ASEL.
- CFI, CFII, MEI.
- Part 107 Drone Pilot.
Flight Time: Total time: 8570
Turbine PIC: 1825
Dual Instruction Given: 2970
Personal Aircraft Owner Experience: Mooney M20M. TLS Bravo. Garmin GTN-750. KFC 150 AP w/FD. ADS-B In and Out. Lycoming TIO-540AF1B. 200+ KT redundant IFR machine. Useful load 1000 lbs. Service ceiling 25,000.
February 2020 – Present – Captain of PC-12, Classic Air Medical, Pagosa Springs, CO. Air medical Captain with single-pilot IFR, day and night. Desert and mountain flying experience in medical emergency circumstances. Aircraft towing and Part 135 paperwork and record keeping. Garmin GTN-750.
October, 2019 – January, 2020 – Contract Jet Pilot Work
September, 2018 to October, 2019 – Flightworks/JCB, Savannah, GA. Pilot in Bombardier Challenger 300 in FAA Part 91/135 flight department. National operations in high density terminal areas and international with transatlantic NAT crossings. Proline 21.
Feb, 2018 to August, 2018 – Chief Pilot, PCH Aviation, Savannah, GA
Jet captain managing all aspects of flight department flying a Cessna Citation Ultra. Manage and supervise staff on demand in CRM environment. FAA Part 91. UNS-1.
April, 2008 to January, 2018 – Chief Pilot, HPL Aviation, Savannah, GA
Managing all aspects of flight department flying a King Air 90 in a single pilot IFR environment. FAA Part 91. G-1000.
November 2006 to June 2009 – Pilot, Supply Chain Management, Savannah, GA.Flying a Piper Saratoga and Cessna 414A.
January, 2006 to September, 2009 – Flight Instructor, Savannah Aviation, Savannah, GA. CFI, CFII, MEI in FAA Part 61 flight school.
Pre-Aviation Experience: November 1991 to September 2004 – Chief of Broadcast Engineering Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense/Public Affairs, Pentagon, Washington, DC. Managed day-to-day broadcast operations in the Pentagon’s renowned press briefing facility.
Education: Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA 1980-1985.
Achievements: Writer, 9/11/01 survivor, U.S. Army veteran, former NCAA placekicker with NFL tryouts with New York Giants, New England Patriots, and Washington Redskins.