David Kern


Primary: Contract Pilot
Total Time: 3,400
Multi Engine Land: 1,350

About Me

As an Atlanta-based contract pilot, I provide safe, discrete, efficient, and on-time operations with the highest standards of professionalism and customer service. I have experience with entry into service operations and meet VVIP expectations with discretion. 

Certificates and Ratings:
FAA ATP – Type ratings include Gulfstream GVII-G500/G600, G650, G550, Embraer Legacy 500, DC9, B737NG, & BE-200
G650 Recurrent complete August 2020
GVII Initial complete Feb 2021
Certified Flight Instructor: Single and multi-engine, Instrument
FAA First Class Medical Certificate

International:
US Passport, unrestricted 
ATP Validations: Aruba and San Marino
International Procedures Course 
RVSM, ADS-B/C, RNP/PBN, CPDLC, NAT HLA/MNPS, Pacific tracks, WATRS Plus
Restricted Radiotelephone Operators Permit

Education: M.Sci. Flight Test Engineering - US Air Force Test Pilot School; B.Sci. Electrical Engineering - US Air Force Academy

Certifications

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

Type Ratings

G-VI/A, G-V/A, B-737/A, EMB-550/A, DC-9/A, G-VII/A

Flight Time

3,400 hours
1,350 hours
2,550
474
3,150
220
670

Special Training

RVSM Certified, Atlantic Crossing/Ops, Pacific Crossing/Ops, Middle East Ops, South American Ops, European Ops, African Ops, CPR Training

Aircraft Experience

Gulfstream GVI (G650)
Total: 335 hours
PIC: 245 hours
SIC: 90 hours
Last Recurrent: 08/2020
Gulfstream G-VII/G500/G600
Total: 196 hours
PIC: 183 hours
SIC: 13 hours
Last Recurrent: 02/2021

Education History

Jun 1995 - Jun 1999
US Air Force Academy
Bachelors
Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics
Jan 2008 - Dec 2008
USAF Test Pilot School
Masters
Flight Test Engineering

Languages Spoken

Language
Fluency

English

Fluent

German

Basic

Russian

Basic