Edmund “Skip” Carlton
Director of Maintenance and Vice-President of Operations
Skip’s aviation career is wide and far-reaching spanning 40 years. Skip is rated in 10 different corporate aircraft including GIII, GIV, GV, G450 and G550s, Falcon 10, 50 and 900s as well as Lears and Citations. Skip is also a FAA-licensed Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic and more importantly an Airworthiness Inspector. He was one of 12 Standards Captains for 3 years at Tag Aviation overseeing a staff of 210 pilots flying 95 aircraft. Skip has held numerous senior positions in aviation as a Director of Operations, Chief Pilot and Director of Maintenance.
Skip managed Altec Lansing’s aviation department for 16 years before becoming a contract pilot and our DOM. In the tradition of gentlemen-warriors, Skip served honorably in the US Army as a Special Forces, Reserve for 5 years and was a Philosophy major at Ohio State. He also read Arab History at the University of Beirut as an exchange student for one year.