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Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Talon’s Proud Pilot, Captain Matthew Schwab

Talon’s Proud Pilot, Captain Matthew Schwab

Matthew Schwab has wanted to fly for as long as he can remember.  Touching upon a striking childhood memory that fueled this desire, he reminisces, “My father, brother and I went for a scenic airplane ride when I was about five or six, and I’ve been hooked ever since.”

Matthew began his impressive flight career with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation from Ohio State University, then moved on to the U.S. Air Force for four years, serving as an aircraft mechanic during Operation Desert Shield.  In the past 18 years, Matthew has worked in corporate aviation, logging in an incredible 9,000 hours.  As a Talon Air employee, he has held the position of Chief Pilot for three and a half years and Check Airman for six.

Matthew’s favorite Talon Air airplane to fly is a super-midsize Hawker 4000-class jet and his favorite to provide crew support for is a Gulfstream IV-class heavy jet.  His favorite destinations are Aspen, Rome, Vienna and London.

Talon Air pilots are true officers of the sky; they are the kindest, most professional and well-trained in the entire private jet industry.  Every pilot is a full-time, non-union employee with comprehensive private jet charter flight and customer service experience.  Their dedication to providing you and your guests with the safest and most luxurious flight journey is second to none.  Contact our platinum-certified customer service team today at 1-888-TALON-AIR or click “Get a Quote” and take to the skies with Matthew or another one of our skilled, attentive and friendly pilots.