Company

Drawing from decades of dual experience and expertise in both business management and aviation, Eddie Kirkland of Kirkland Aero Group provides corporate aviation consulting, IS-BAO auditing and specific private jet consulting services related to Beechcraft Premiers.

Meet Eddie Kirkland

With more than 35 years of business management experience as an entrepreneur and more than 30 years of aviation knowledge, Eddie Kirkland is uniquely positioned to help both individuals and flight departments to experience the many benefits of business aviation. Unlike other consultants, Eddie understands the business aviation needs of you and/or your corporation as they relate to the bottom line.

In order to meet the needs of individual operators and corporate flight departments, he routinely partners with other hand-selected business aviation consultants and industry professionals who have operated, managed, maintained and flown business aircraft. We invite you to learn more about him and to contact Eddie today!

  • 35+ Years Business Experience
  • 30+ Years Aviation Knowledge
  • Accredited IS-BAO Auditors
  • Certified Aviation Manager

Certifications
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    IS-BAO Auditor

    Accredited by (IBAC) International Business Aviation Council

  • Certified Aviation Manager

    Completed the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) program

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    Aviation Risk Management Certificate

    Completed the Aviation Risk Management Certificate program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Experience

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    Active Corporate Contract Pilot

    Working with operators ranging from large, multi aircraft corporate flight departments to individual operators of business aircraft; experience in Part 91, 121 and 135 operations

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    Airline Experience

    As a former captain, training department instructor (within a Part 121 and 135 training department) and line check airman

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    Business Management Experience

    Including, but not limited to, budgeting, planning, accounting, purchasing, hiring and staffing

Recent Education
  • AIRCARE INTERNATIONAL FACTS Training, Inflight Medical Emergencies BBP / CPR / AED, Emergency Evacuation
  • Land and Water, Inflight Fire and Smoke Procedures, 2017
  • ERP, Emergency Response Planning and Communication Training, 2017
  • Flight Department Regulatory and Compliance Conference, 2017
  • Fatigue Management, Flight Safety International, 2017
  • Bombardier Safety Standown 2016
  • NBAA Single Pilot Safety Standown 2016
  • NBAA Tax, Regulatory and Risk Management Conference 2016
  • SMS For Aviation Professionals, Flight Safety International 2016
  • SMS For Aviation Managers, Flight Safety International 2016
  • Fundamentals of IS-BAO, IBAC 2016
  • CRM 2.0, Flight Safety International 2016
  • Pro Line 21 Avionics, Advanced Procedures, Flight Safety International 2016
  • Corporate Aviation Security, Flight Safety International 2015
  • Hazardous Materials (Non Carry), Flight Safety International 2015
  • International Procedures, Flight Safety International 2015
  • CPR / In Flight Medical Emergencies, MedAire, 2015
  • In Flight Fire Emergency Training, CAE 2014