Pete Hudes, Chief Pilot, brings over 45 years of aviation experience. He is type rated in 13 aircraft, ranging from the Eclipse Jet to the Boeing 777. His aviation career began when he learned to fly in college. His extensive aviation experience includes flying for The Department of Commerce NOAA Corps, flying and management positions with the FAA, a career with Continental Airlines as a pilot and instructor/check airman, and 10 years of corporate aviation experience. He has held positions as Director of Operations and Chief Pilot at other charter companies prior to Silver Air.