Levi Stockton is the President and Founder of Advanced Air, LLC and Jet Center Los Angeles. Under Levi’s leadership Advanced Air, LLC and Jet Center Los Angeles have grown to 100 employees, 200,000 square feet of Hangar Space, 13 aircraft and 10 diversified arms of revenue, including Advanced Airlines scheduled service. Levi is a current ATP-Rated company Line Captain and uses his knowledge of the aviation industry to set and implement the company’s overall strategy, vision and direction. In addition, Levi has modeled a company culture based on safety, family values and service that make Advanced Air and Jet Center Los Angeles a great place to work and do business. Levi is on the board of the Air Charter Safety Foundation and active in the Los Angeles Young Presidents’ Organization.
As the Executive Vice President Donny Sandusky is directly responsible for maximizing the performance of both Advanced Air, LLC and Jet Center Los Angeles. As a current company line Captain and ATP-Rated pilot, Donny has successfully overseen company growth from 20 to 100 employees, doubled the hangar space at Hawthorne Airport to 200,000 square feet, increased fuel sales to over 1M gallons per year and expansion of the Advanced Air fleet to 13 aircraft. As a key member of the executive team Donny is integral to designing and implementing company business operations and establishing procedures that promote our company culture and overall vision. Donny holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
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 brings significant expertise as a Business Aviation Consultant. He started his career at Galvin Flying Services in Seattle and utilizes his deep understanding of the industry and market to generate opportunities for airline passengers, managed aircraft owners, and charter customers. After flight instructing, Aaron worked as a First Officer for Mesa Airline Group in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the go-to source at Advanced Air for Aircraft Management, Jet Charter Flights, and Aircraft Sales. As the Director of Sales & Marketing, Aaron is responsible for the company sales and marketing strategy with key oversight in the overall customer experience. He is directly responsible for implementation of strategic goals and alignment with overall company mission. Aaron is still a current flight instructor and aviation enthusiast.
Michael Wootton is the Vice President of Operations of Advanced Air, LLC. Mr. Wootton studied Criminology at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, before beginning flight training at Sierra Academy of Aeronautics in Oakland, CA. Upon completion of his training Michael continued his tenure at Sierra Academy as a flight instructor, before moving into the part 135 on demand and fractional aircraft business. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate with type ratings in the SA227, Hawker 800, Falcon 20, LR Jet series aircraft and Lear 45.
Michael has served as a line Captain and Flight Instructor for most of these aircraft for which he holds type ratings and additionally has served as a Check airman on the Lear 45. Complementing his flight experience are Michael’s years of experience serving as Chief Pilot and Director of Operations in the charter industry. Michael joined Advanced Air, LLC in 2016 bringing a broad base of experience from different sectors of the Charter and Fractional world.
Doug Galbraith is the Chief Pilot and oversees 50 pilots for Advanced Air, LLC. Among his many duties Doug has spearheaded Advanced Air’s Jet Blue Flow Through Partnership, Pilot Training Programs and General Operating Manuals. Doug is a Current Captain on the Challenger 604 and holds a Gold Seal Flight Instructor Rating. Doug holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Aviation Management and Associate of Science Degree in Commercial Aviation form the Southern Illinois University. Doug has been working ad Advanced Air, LLC since 2014.
Jocelyn Molina is the Flight Coordination Manager at Advanced Air, LLC. She joined Advanced Air in 2012 as a Customer Service Manager. Since 2014, she has been the Flight Coordinator Manager leading a team of 4 who manage all charter sales, quotes and logistics, in addition to preparing flight itineraries for our passengers.
Patty Cooke joined the charter team at Advanced Air Charters, LLC in 2017 as the Flight Logistics Manager. She brings more than 23 years of experience specific to the Aircraft Charter Industry, with roles in Charter Management, Scheduling, Logistics and Flight Operations.
Ryan Emslie is the Aircraft & Owner Concierge for Advanced Air, LLC. Previously, he spent 3 ½ years as a Line Service Specialist at Kansas City Aviation Center in Johnson County, KS. After moving to California, he joined Jet Center Los Angeles and spent 4 ½ years working Line Service before working his way up to Training Manager. The Owner Concierge position was recently created and exclusive to Advanced Air, which ensures aircraft owners have a positive experience with all interactions that are necessary to coordinate trips for themselves and their guests. Emslie has a private pilot’s license and also has received certifications at The Ritz Carlton Leadership Training Center.
Tony Pint is the Director of Maintenance for Advanced Air, LLC. With a passion for aviation, he started his career as a
UH60 Blackhawk mechanic while serving in the US Army. After leaving active duty, he continued on for several years
in the California National Guard. Tony received his FAA Airframe and Power Plant Certificate after graduating from
Northrop-Rice University of Aeronautics in 1996. His first Civilian aviation job was at Garrett Aviation LAX where he
started in the engine shop building Honeywell TFE-731 and CFE-738 engines and ultimately became an Inspector.
After seven years at Garrett, Tony joined a large, Southern California Charter operator where he again excelled becoming
the Chief inspector for their FAR Part 145 repair station. At the same company, Tony became the Director of Maintenance
where he was responsible for over 30 different business aircraft. In August of 2017, Tony joined Advanced Air,
LLC as the new Director of Maintenance. Tony’s aviation passion goes beyond maintenance. As a rated Private Pilot he
is currently working on his IFR, Multi-Engine, and Commercial ratings.
Chris O’Neil is the Director of Training and the King Air 350 Check Pilot for Advanced Air Charters, LLC. Chris joined the team in 2016 as a King Air Captain and has moved into the Lear45/75 as well. In 1987 Chris joined the Army and went to flight school in 1989 graduating in 1990 as an AH-64A Attack Helicopter Pilot. Chris has flown combat missions in the Gulf War, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. He became an AH-64A Instructor in 1993 and taught at Ft. Rucker, AL. He was given the opportunity to fly fixed-wing aircraft in 2003 and jumped on it. He retired in 2008 after 21 years on active duty and continued working for numerous government agencies in Afghanistan and elsewhere in the world flying King Air 350s, Bell 412EPs, and Caravans. In 2013 Chris went to REACH Air Medical Services flying Part 135 EMS helicopters in the Los Angeles basin. Chris brings 29+ years in professional aviation of which 25+ are in training and standardization. Chris has a Bachelor of Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Professional Aeronautics with a minor in Aviation Safety.