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Levi Stockton is the President of Jet Center Los Angeles. He is also the President and Chief Pilot of Advanced Air, LLC. Stockton’s flight career started at Sierra Aeronautical Academy in the Bay Area. After flight training, Stockton worked as a flight instructor in both the Air China and Korean Air training programs with Sierra Academy. He earned his first type rating in the Metroliner SA227 at the age of 20 flying cargo; from Cargo he moved to a regional Airline on the East Coast. In 2005, Stockton partnered with a group of real estate investors and in 2007 was issued a Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate for his company Advanced Air. While Stockton operates both Advanced Air, LLC and Jet Center Los Angeles, Stockton is an active line pilot, flying both the King Air 350s and the Pilatus PC-12s. Stockton holds an Airline Transport Pilots (ATP) license, has several thousand flight hours, a position on the Board at the Air Charter Safety Foundation, and is the managing partner of the many property’s his partnership has at the Hawthorne Airport, including the Master Lease.
Donny Sandusky is the Executive Vice President of Jet Center Los Angeles and Advanced Air, LLC. Sandusky holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Sandusky started his flying career at Sierra Academy of Aeronautics in the Bay Area, as a student then becoming a flight instructor. After Sierra Academy, he became a freelance flight instructor and worked in construction as a superintendent, estimator and finally a project manager along with earning his general contracting license. Sandusky joined Advanced Air in 2010 as a General Manager. Along with his Executive Vice President duties, Sandusky is an ATP rated line pilot on Advanced Air’s King Air 350s in which he holds a type rating.
Cristian “Cris” Lopez is the Line Service Manager for Jet Center Los Angeles. He has worked Line Service for twelve years, nine years which have been at Jet Center Los Angeles. He started working for Mercury Air Center at Burbank Airport and from there moved to Van Nuys Airport for Sky Trails Aviation before he joined Jet Center Los Angeles. Lopez experience acquired from other FBO’s have been the catalyst for his leadership as a line service professional which has brought him to his current role as Line Service Manager.
Barbara Hunt joined the team in early 2017 as the VP of Business Operations for Advanced Air Charters LLC and Jet Center Los Angeles. After an early career transition from hotel management to aviation management, she was part of a small executive team who helped build a small single-aircraft charter company into a successful full-service aviation company. Her career has included roles in Operations Management, Charter Management, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service & Client Relations, Aircraft Sales Administration, Accounting and Finance.
Aaron joined the team in 2017 and brings his expertise as an Business Aviation Consultant. Aaron is the go-to source for Aircraft Management, Jet Charter Flights and Aircraft Sales. Aaron started his career at Galvin Flying in Seattle and using his deep understanding of the industry and market to generate opportunities for our managed aircraft owners, the company and its charter customers. Aaron is a former airline first officer, current flight instructor and aviation enthusiast.
Greg Lilly is the Aircraft Detailing Manager at Jet Center Los Angeles. Previously, he served 8 years in the US Navy stationed in Hawaii, where he gained valuable Aviation Electronics experience. He began working for Jet Center Los Angeles in 2012 as a Line Service Professional. Lilly was promoted to Manager in 2014 and currently leads a team of Aircraft Detailers.
To book a charter flight with Advanced Air, please visit: advancedairlines.com.