Casey King, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI

near Fort Lauderdale, FL...

Primary: Part Time Pilot
Secondary: Contract Pilot
Total Time: 1,515
Multi Engine Land: 700
Additional locations: 33316

About Me

Airline Transport Pilot (ATP), C/CE-500 Single-Pilot PIC Type Rated, C/CE-650, CL-60, LR-JET, and LR-60 SIC Type. FAA Certified Flight Instructor (CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI), FAA Single Land/Sea Commercial Pilot, and FAA Safety Team Representative. Unmanned Aircraft Systems Instructor providing subject matter expertise and instruction to law enforcement agencies, public safety organizations, private business, universities, and students throughout the country. Driven law enforcement professional with experience in criminal investigations, undercover operations, interview and interrogation, technical surveillance equipment, law enforcement training, special weapons/tactics, and effective collaborating with fellow law enforcement professionals in high conflict situations to achieve mission objectives. 

Additional Skills

  • Flight Operations
  • Flight Instruction
  • Flight Management
  • Covert and electronic surveillance
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Law Enforcement Training
  • Undercover investigations
  • Critical Incident Management
  • FAA UAS COA Experience
  • FAA Federal, state and local laws knowledge


Airline Transport Pilot
Airplane Multi Engine Land
Commercial Pilot
Airplane Single Engine Land
Airplane Single Engine Sea
Instrument Airplane
Flight Instructor
Airplane Single Engine
Airplane Multi Engine
Instrument Airplane
Ground Instructor

Type Ratings

CE-500/A (Single Pilot), CE-650/A (SIC Only), LR-JET/A (SIC Only), LR-60/A (SIC Only), CV-600/A (SIC Only)

Flight Time

1,515 hours
700 hours

Special Training

RVSM Certified, CPR Training

Aircraft Experience

Citation 501 ISP/IISP
Last Recurrent: 10/2018
Challenger 600/601
Learjet LR 31/35/55
Learjet LR 60/60XR
Citation 650 Citation III/VII
Citation 550 Bravo SII
Daily Rate: 550 - 700
Citation 560 Citation V

Employment History

Jan 2019 - Present
Automated Healthcare Solutions
Corporate Pilot
Feb 2018 - Dec 2018
Sarasota Jet Logistics
Corporate Pilot
  • Responsible for the handling and care of over 29 airplanes ranging from Jet, multi-engine piston, and single-engine piston aircraft.
  • Perform thorough pre-flight reviews of new aircraft that have been purchased. 
  • Conduct test flights on numerous aircraft including high-performance Cessna, Beechcraft, Lear, and Piper models.
  • Experienced in multiple avionics systems ranging from Universal, Global, KLN, Bendix-King, and Garmin 430/530, GTN 600/700.
  • Experienced in international travel utilizing high-performance airplanes and customs procedures. 
  • Maintain a high level of trust, security, and confidentiality with clients/passengers throughout flights.
Feb 2017 - Present
Tecnam US Inc.
Factory Flight Instructor
  • Responsible for factory familiarization and flight instruction in the Tecnam P2006T (Multi-Engine) Special Mission Platform.
  • Provide factory familiarization and flight instruction to nationwide Tecnam customers in six different models of Tecnam aircraft.
  • Ferry Tecnam aircraft to and from nationwide airshows including Oshkosh, SUN N' FUN, and AOPA Fly-Ins.
Feb 2017 - Feb 2018
Cirrus Aviation
Flight Instructor/ Check Airman
  • Perform pre-flight brief. Review printed flight preview with the student. Check student's understanding of current lesson material, teach and clarify any areas needed.
  • Performs Pre-flight check about current weather conditions, surrounding airport operations, purposeful distractions, or pre-planned mishaps designed to test student's knowledge and attention to detail.
  • Allows the student to have control and make mistakes under close supervision. Reinforces and practices lessons introduced on the ground in accordance to King's School CBI program.
  • Post-flight ground. Reviews lesson. Fills out a lesson in Cessna CTA. Asks the student what he/she thinks about own successes or mistakes in the lesson and what student would do to correct them.
Feb 2016 - Present
Unmanned Safety Institute
Master Unmanned Aircraft Systems Instructor
  • Instruct law enforcement, private business, and students in the use of various UAS platforms throughout the United States. UAS Ground School, Safety Awareness, and UAS platform Instructor Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
  • Instruct Unmanned Aircraft Systems ground schools to professional educators throughout the United States on becoming Authorized Training Providers (ATP) for the Unmanned Safety Institute. 
  • Utilize and teach UAS courses via online Learning Management System to students, teachers, and professionals nationwide. 
  • UAS instructor/panelist to the Florida Realtor's Conference, National Association of REALTORS Conference, National Institute of Corrections, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Missouri, and Duke Energy. 
  • Provide course of instruction to nationwide law enforcement professionals on responding to UAS Intrusions in the National Airspace System.
  • Provided UAS platform instruction and ground school training to Duke Energy's UAS program responsible for inspections of renewable energy facilities throughout the United States. 
Oct 2010 - Present
Sarasota County Sheriff's Office
Detective / Reserve Deputy Sheriff
  • Factory Trained instructor in the DraganFly Commander UAS platform 
  • Trained in PIX4D Professional Mapping software utilized in high-level crime scene reconstructions, traffic crashes, and disaster response. 
  • Instituted the use of 3D interior reconstruction of crime scenes utilizing Matterport system cameras.
  • Liaise with legal staff, the Attorney General's office and other federal law enforcement agencies (DEA, ATF, IRS) to optimize favorable outcomes.
  • Perform short- and long-term undercover narcotics investigations through successful resolution by executing over 100 high-risk drug, vice, and weapon transactions.
  • Create a successful narcotics investigation on a suspected narcotics dealer, obtaining search warrant and seizing over one pound of cannabis and $40K in drug money.
  • Complete a 9-month investigation with DEA Miami, successfully arresting an armed Jamaican drug organization leader, seizing an AK-47, and expiring a prescription pain pill trafficking operation.
  • Successfully process hundreds of tips, receiving information and initiating investigations for speedy resolution.
  • Ensure 100% accuracy when conducting stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
  • Photograph narcotic purchase transactions to compile evidence and protect undercover investigators.
  • Provide instruction to a 1,000 member Sheriff's Office on specific ways to conduct narcotics investigations.
  • Testify under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
May 2009 - Oct 2010
Greenville County Sheriff's Office
Deputy Sheriff
  • Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Strengthened traceability, developing organization systems for criminal prosecution case logs, records, reports and agendas.
  • Shortened criminal investigation lead time, executing operational protocol for criminal and non-criminal violations.
  • Eliminated process discrepancies, accurately investigating felony-level property and violent crimes while preparing, submitting and aiding district attorney prosecution cases.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.

Education History

The Citadel
3.10 GPA
Criminal Justice / Spanish
American Military University
3.90 GPA

Additional Training

May, 2008 - November, 2008
Hillsborough Community College
Police Academy
January, 2008 - May, 2008
Trident Technical College
0.00 GPA

Languages Spoken