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Benjamin Pedersen

Chief Pilot

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

With a career rooted in aviation, Benjamin has demonstrated exceptional proficiency in piloting, instruction, dispatching, and technical operations. From his roles as Chief Pilot at iAero Airways to his tenure as a Captain at RAVN Alaska and Helicopter Flight Instructor, he has consistently delivered top-notch performance and leadership in diverse aviation environments.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Benjamin's achievements include:

  • Successfully managing pilot teams on 737 and 767 aircraft for cargo and charter operations as Chief Pilot.

  • Conducting part 121 supplemental flights for US Government, charters, scheduled, and nonscheduled passenger services as a Captain and Check Airman.

  • Providing helicopter flight instruction across multiple aircraft types and serving as a Supervisor of Flying and Aircraft Dispatcher for commercial and military students.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-Site and Hybrid Roles.

  • Compensation Seeking: Open to discussing compensation details based on the role and responsibilities.

  • Position Seeking: Seeking leadership roles in aviation operations, piloting, training, and technical support.

Work Experience
  1. Chief Pilot, iAero Airways

    • Currently serving as the 119 Chief Pilot, managing pilots on 737 and 767 aircraft for cargo and charter operations across North, South, and Central America, Europe, and North Africa.

  2. Captain / Check Airman B737, iAero Airways

    • Conducting part 121 supplemental flights for various services, including US Government, charters, and scheduled and nonscheduled passenger services.

  3. Captain, RAVN Alaska

    • Piloted aircraft for part 135 scheduled and nonscheduled passenger services, gaining experience in diverse operational environments.

  4. Helicopter Flight Instructor

    • Provided flight instruction on EN-28, B-206, R-44, and S-300 helicopters, contributing to the development of new pilots.

  5. Supervisor of Flying / Aircraft Dispatcher / Advanced Ground Instructor, Eglin / Elmendorf Aeroclub

    • Managed dispatch operations, released aircraft, and instructed commercial and instrument students, including military personnel.

  6. Operations Agent, Swissport International

    • Conducted manual weight and balance for cargo operations on 747 aircraft at Anchorage International Airport.

  7. Aerospace Ground Technician, United States Air Force

    • Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, contributing to aerospace ground operations.

Education & Training
  • Bachelor's Degree in Professional Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

  • Associate's Degree in Aerospace Ground Technology, College of the Air Force.

  • Holds various certifications, including Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial Airplane and Rotorcraft, Private Airplane and Weight Shift, Sport Pilot, Remote Pilot, CFI, and Ground Instructor.

Military Service
  • Branch: United States Air Force.

  • Rank: E-4.

Additional Information
  • Holds multiple pilot certifications, including B-737 Type, AMEL, ASEL, Helicopter, Gyroplane, Weight Shift Control, and Sport Pilot.

  • Possesses a Class I medical certificate and FCC radio operator's license.

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