John Swasey is a native of Louisa, VA. who has settled in Naples, FL after living in various spots up and down the east coast. He is an Instrument Rated Commercial Pilot, an Advanced Ground Instructor and an Airframe & Power plant Mechanic with Inspection Authorization.
John has been a pilot since 1985, logging over 7000 hours of actual flight time in such operations as: aerial fire recon services for the states of Virginia and North Carolina, power line and pipeline patrol in Virginia, air tours in several states, banner towing, charter/air taxi, aerial photography, and search & rescue/disaster relief with the Civil Air Patrol.
In 1996, John opened Exec Air, Inc. as an air taxi / charter operation. In addition, John has been rated as an aircraft mechanic since 1988 and earned the rating of Inspector Authorization in 1991 (this is the highest rating a civilian aircraft mechanic may receive).