Donald Koch

near St. Louis, MO...

Primary: Corporate Pilot
Secondary: Part Time Pilot
Total Time: 15,417
Multi Engine Land: 9,984
Additional locations: 63080

About Me

Dear Pilot Talent Recruiter;

I have attached my resume for your review for a Fixed Wing Pilot position advertised here on Find a Pilot. 

I started my flying in 1977 and have flown at least 78 different makes, models of aircraft. I have flown part 135, 121 and 91 with a total of 40 plus years flying experience. 

Much of my flying has been flying Fixed Wing Air Ambulance, high priority patients transports to and from hospitals; And as a Captain at Go Jet Regional Airlines flying the CRJ 900 & 700 aircraft. 

I have experience in corporate contract pilot services flying King Air's  A100, B100, B200, PC12-45, Cessna Citation X, Falcon 2000, MU-300 Diamond Jet, CL-65(CRJ-700 & 900) Jet, and Lear 45 jet aircraft.  

My experience is flying in and around various weather systems, high density altitudes mountain airports, and weather extremes including; Thunderstorms, rain, fog, ice, and snow.  I have a great deal of experience in and out of busy high-density commercial airports such as  ATL, LGA, JFK, ORD, DEN, DFW, DTW, DCA, IAD, EWR, YUL, YYZ and high elevation airports such as DEN, MTJ, JAC, MSO, HDN, and many more.

I was, fly as Captain in a  CL-65 (CRJ-700 & 900)  under part 121 at  Go Jet Regional Airline (Delta Connections and United Airlines Express) out of St. Louis, Missouri for the last six years.

Now that I'm no longer with the airlines I would like to move forward with a new adventures in aviation.

I am available by appointment for a interview.  

Please feel free to contact me by email at 

Thank you for considering in me for a crew position with your organization.


Donald Koch, Jr.


Additional Skills

Maintenance trouble-shooting of hydraulic, electrical, avionics and mechanical systems.

Excellent oral communication skills and I enjoy working with others.

FCC: Extra Amateur Radio License with Volunteer Examiners Authorization.

Design, build and repair emergency communication repeaters and radios for amateur radio operations in central Missouri.

Served six years with the Army National Guard.

Served at Gray Summit and Sullivan, Missouri Volunteer Fire Fighter. 

Served six years on the Sullivan Airport Board (KUUV) with four as President and two years as Secretary of the board.

Owned and operated a electrical contracting company servicing commercial, residential, and industrial needs.


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

Type Ratings

BE-400/A, CL-65/A, MU-300/A, CE-750/A (SIC Only), DA-2000/A (SIC Only), LR-45/A (SIC Only)

Flight Time

15,417 hours
9,984 hours

Special Training

RVSM Certified

Aircraft Experience

Beech King Air 90/A100/200
Total: 1,384 hours
PIC: 1,384 hours
Beech King Air B100
Total: 2,154 hours
PIC: 2,154 hours
Pilatus PC-12
Total: 159 hours
PIC: 159 hours
Citation 750 Citation X
Total: 325 hours
SIC: 325 hours
Learjet LR 40/45
Total: 55 hours
SIC: 55 hours
BeechJet 400
Falcon 2000
Total: 209 hours
SIC: 209 hours
CRJ (CL-65)
Total: 3,937 hours
PIC: 2,271 hours
SIC: 1,666 hours
Diamond Jet
Total: 207 hours
PIC: 107 hours
SIC: 100 hours

Employment History

Aug 2019 - Present
Pilot Services
Contract Pilot
FAA Designated Pilot Examiner
Pilot Certification


FAA Designated Pilot Examiner:Pilot certification with Certificates of Authorizations; Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial, Instrument, Private, and Flight Instructors add-on, Renewals, and Reinstatements in Single / Multi-engine airplanes piston, turbo-props, and (sUAS) Small Unmanned Aircraft.

Aug 2013 - Jul 2019
Go Jet Airlines
Captain CRJ- 900/700

Captain: CL-65/CRJ-900/700  Responsibilities are safety of flight, regulatory compliance, security of aircraft, timely execution of flight and passenger comfort.

May 1997 - May 2013
Air Methods Medical Transport
Base Manager - Lead Fixed Wing Captain

Responsibilities: Lead pilot, Base Manager, Base Safety Representative, 14 yrs. FAA / Company Designated Check-Airman. Other responsibilities are safety of flight, regulatory compliance, security of aircraft, timely execution of flight and passenger comfort.
Aircraft fleet: Beech King Air BE-B100, BE-A100, BE-B200, PC-12/45, MU-300, BE-58

May 1982 - May 1998
ATAPCO Office Products Groupe
Lead Maintenance Engineer Electronics

Education History

Auburndale High School
General studies

Additional Training

Stafford University Online
Electrical Engineering

Languages Spoken