R. Michael Whitmore

near Palm Bay, FL...

Primary: Corporate Pilot
Secondary: Contract Pilot
Total Time: 8,936
Multi Engine Land: 5,383
Additional locations: FLORIDA

About Me

I have an absolute commitment to safety and integrity. Eight years as a Chief Pilot ensure that I know how to deliver on service and comfort on every flight. No exceptions!

Additional Skills

I have proven history of identifying problems, creating solutions and obtaining results. I am asuccessful entrepreneur who co-founded an Emmy-winning aerial drone company.

Fluent in Budgeting, Travel Utilization & Analysis, Microsoft Access, Excel and Word.


Airline Transport Pilot
Airplane Multi Engine Land

Type Ratings


Flight Time

8,936 hours
5,383 hours

Special Training

RVSM Certified, Atlantic Crossing/Ops

Aircraft Experience

Raytheon/Beech Premier I
Total: 1,336 hours
PIC: 1,234 hours
SIC: 102 hours
Last Recurrent: 03/2018
Challenger 300/350
Daily Rate: 0 - 2,000
Total: 210 hours
SIC: 210 hours
Pilatus PC-12
Daily Rate: 0 - 2,000
Total: 297 hours
PIC: 297 hours
Cirrus SR-22
Daily Rate: 0 - 2,000
Total: 402 hours
PIC: 402 hours
Socata TBM-850
Daily Rate: 0 - 2,000
Total: 730 hours
PIC: 730 hours
Beech King Air 90/A100/200
Daily Rate: 0 - 2,000
Total: 512 hours
PIC: 512 hours
Cessna 414/421
Daily Rate: 0 - 2,000
Total: 784 hours
PIC: 784 hours
Military - Fighter
Daily Rate: 0 - 2,000
Total: 1,672 hours
PIC: 1,672 hours

Employment History

Apr 2018 - Present
R. Michael Whitmore, LLC

I have over 1,300 hours in the Premier and I provide safe, fast and comfortable nationwidetransportation to multiple companies and individuals.

Jul 2011 - Mar 2018
Cellular Sales Aviation Management
Chief Pilot

I hired and managed pilots and our maintenance technician. Scheduled all flights, aircraft maintenance and pilots. Excellent financial skills, including accounting, budgeting and forecasting. Active mentor and leader within the flight department. Full responsibility for the purchase and/or sale of 5 aircraft, totaling over $14 Million. During my tenure, we flew the Challenger 300, Beechcraft Premier I, Pilatus PC-12, Socata TBM-700 and a Cessna 340 in 43 states and internationally.

May 2009 - May 2013
Snaproll Media, LLC
Managing Partner

Provided the vision and guided the company to become one of the premier UAV video production companies in the world. This year, SnapRoll was the first drone company ever to be awarded an Emmy.

Our team has deployed around the world to Austria, Canada, Dubai, Greece, Hawaii, Russia, South Africa and Tahiti capturing breathtaking aerials for Fast and the Furious, Ironman 3, Transformers, Captain America, Divergent, Allegiant, The Nice Guys and Baywatch. We have also been selected for commercials by Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, Mercedes, Jeep and Cadillac. 

Jul 2005 - Jul 2009
Chapter 2 Management, LLC
Vice President

I was hired as a pilot and soon became the Business Manager for the owner’s 8 business entities, primarily involved with the acquisition and sales of investment properties. I had full management responsibility for all aspects of aviation, accounting and property management.

Education History

USAF Academy
General Studies

Languages Spoken