Will Waters

near Vero Beach, FL... will relocate

Primary: Chief Pilot or Management Pilot
Secondary: Contract Pilot
Total Time: 8,000
Multi Engine Land: 3,200

Additional Skills

  • USAF Physiological Training Program (Recurrent), Andrews AFB - February 2009
  • USN Aviation Water Survival Training (Initial), September 1999, NAS Jacksonville, FL 
  • Aircraft Icing: Meteorology, Protective Systems, Instrumentation, and Certification    (Short Course), April 1999, University of Kansas, Seattle, WA 

  • USAF Physiological Training Program (Original), March 1999, Tyndall AFB, FL 


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

Type Ratings

CE-500/A, CE-525S/A, EMB-505/A, EMB-550/A

Flight Time

8,000 hours
3,200 hours

Special Training

RVSM Certified, Middle East Ops, European Ops, African Ops, CPR Training

Aircraft Experience

Embraer Legacy 500
Daily Rate: 1,200 - 1,500
Total: 450 hours
PIC: 300 hours
SIC: 150 hours
Last Recurrent: 06/2020

Employment History

Jul 2007 - Dec 2008
AirScan, Inc.
Tactical ISR Pilot

Responsible for performing a variety of aerial mapping and photography missions under contract to NATO/DOD in Eastern Europe, SouthWest Asia, and Central/Southern Africa. Primary aircraft is a mission configured Cessna Skymaster.

Jan 2015 - Present
Bedrock Aviation, LLC
Chief Pilot/Aircraft Manager

            Private family owned and operated aircraft (EMB-550).

Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
Trans Marine Flight Services, LLC
Chief Pilot

Responsible for the construction of a new flight department at the Tampa International Airport, providing corporate flight service throughout North America and the Caribbean. Principle aircraft include the King Air 90, King Air 200 and the Dassault Falcon 10.

Dec 2008 - Nov 2011
Avenge, Inc.
Dash-7 Captain

Responsible for performing a variety of ISR missions under contract to the US Army in  the area of US Central Command. Primary aircraft is a MARSS mission configured Bombardier De Havilland EO-5C (DHC-7)

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011
Unity Resource Group
King Air Captain (Short-Term Contract)

Responsible for performing a variety of ISR missions under contract to the Australian Army in  the area of Southern Afghanistan. Primary aircraft is a mission configured Hawker-Beechcraft  B200(CAT) King Air.

Apr 2007 - Jun 2007
AirServ International
Caravan Captain

Responsible for the performance of relief missions in Central/Eastern Africa under the direction of USAID. Assigned location was Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Jan 2002 - Mar 2007
Sun Aviation, Inc.
PC-12 Charter Captain

Responsible for the performance of on-demand charter and maintenance test flights on customer aircraft. Area of operation includes the continental United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.  

Jan 2002 - Present
Sun Aviation, Inc.
Maintenance Test Pilot

Responsible for conducting pre/post maintenance and avionics installation flight tests on numerous Part 23 aircraft, but predominately the Piper PA46.

Aug 1998 - Sep 2001
Piper Aircraft Co.
Flight Test Engineer/Test Pilot

Responsible for performing test and evaluation of Piper aircraft, assisting in service support and product development programs. 

Education History

Sep 1996 - May 1998
University of Tennessee Space Institute
3.80 GPA
M.S. Aviation Systems - Flight Test Engineering Emphasis

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