Gavin started his aviation career in 2003 when he co-found an aircraft detailing company. He soon turned his attentions to flying and became a flight instructor at the age of 23. Gavin specialized in advanced avionics training a served as both a factory authorized Columbia/Corvalis instructor as well a a CSIP (Cirrus Instructor). After working with clients transitioning to turbine aircraft, Gavin was recruited by Cessna Aircraft Company as a salesmen in their light jet division. Gavin left Cessna to pursue an opportunity selling and flying Socata TBMs for the largest distributor in the United States. Most recently, he served as Director of Sales for the world’s largest fleet operator of CitationJets.
Gavin holds an ATP AMEL, Commercial ASEL, CFII, MEI, and is type rated in the CitationJet 525 series aircraft and the Bombardier CL-65. Gavin has logged over 4,400 flight hours, and has served as Captain on CitationJets in Part-135 international operations.
Gavin holds an MBA from the Rady School of Management and a BA in Economics from the University of California San Diego.