Vincent Smith

near Houston, TX... will relocate

Primary: Corporate Pilot
Secondary: Contract Pilot
Total Time: 12,080
Multi Engine Land: 9,400

About Me

Vincent Smith is a seasoned aviator with over 28 years of professional flying experience, dedicated to both enhancing flight safety and providing world-class, anticipatory customer service. He currently serves as an independent contractor and recently was with Southwestern Energy Company for eleven years in Houston, Texas where he flew a fleet of two Cessna Citation Sovereign aircraft throughout North America and the Caribbean. Prior to his current position, Vince worked for many years as a Part 91 and Part 135 on-demand charter pilot in both short and long-range aircraft and has extensive international operations experience including missions performed throughout the North Atlantic, Europe, the Middle East, and Russia. This experience, combined with his professionalism and safety-driven approach to business aviation has allowed him to make a positive impact on many flight organizations throughout the United States. Additionally, Vince is an active General Aviation pilot and flies a variety of light single-engine aircraft as a volunteer and advocate for the EAA Young Eagles program. 


Airline Transport Pilot
Airplane Multi Engine Land
Flight Instructor
Airplane Single Engine
Airplane Multi Engine
Instrument Airplane

Type Ratings

CE-680/A, CE-500/A, N-265/A, HS-125/A, CE-650/A, DA-2000/A, G-IV/A

Flight Time

12,080 hours
9,400 hours

Special Training

RVSM Certified, Atlantic Crossing/Ops, European Ops, CPR Training

Aircraft Experience

Citation 680 Sovereign
Daily Rate: 1,120 - 1,200
Total: 1,892 hours
PIC: 946 hours
SIC: 946 hours
Last Recurrent: 05/2018
Citation 500
Daily Rate: 0 - 2,000
Total: 2,000 hours
PIC: 1,000 hours
SIC: 1,000 hours

Employment History

Jan 2008 - Jan 2019
Southwestern Energy Company
Pilot In Command
  • Transport passengers throughout North America and Caribbean under FAR Part 91 regulations.
  • Perform pre/post-flight inspections, calculate weight/balance data, and complete flight risk analyses prior to each flight.
Nov 2004 - Dec 2007
Dominion Energy
Pilot In Command
  • Conducted FAR Part 91 passenger flights throughout continental United States.
  • Ensured flight plan accuracy with dispatch, arranged passenger transportation, and maintained navigation chart subscriptions.
  • Reviewed aircraft document regulatory compliance, managed aircraft stock, and verified passenger catering.
Jan 2019 - Present
Independent Contract Pilot - Sovereign

Education History

Jun 1996 - Dec 1997
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3.00 GPA
Professional Aeronautics

Languages Spoken