- Caseys career in aviation before becoming CEO of Latitude 33 Aviation
Casey started Latitude 33 in 2006 with one Cessna CJ1+ and quickly grew the company to become today’s industry-recognized solution to private jet management. From acquisitions/sales, training, acceptance, and entry into service, Casey has become a recognized expert in the CitationJet series aircraft. Casey’s passion for aviation started as a child, on the lap of his father flying in the family tail dragger. Soloing at age 16, Casey quickly earned all of his ratings and certificates, becoming Captain on the Learjet at age 23 and then Captain on the Gulfstream at age 25 for Clay Lacy Aviation’s worldwide operations. At age 26 Casey began his airline career with a major U.S. carrier.
Casey has worked extensively with Bombardier/Learjet, Cessna, Embraer and Gulfstream, logged over 9,000 flight hours and holds type ratings in the Boeing 757/767, CJ Series, Challenger 300/350, Embraer Phenom 100/300, Gulfstream and Learjet 23-55 Series.
Casey holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.