We are proud to welcome Derek Hood to the BOLDJets Team! Our company mission is to ensure we provide the absolute best service to our clients, while bringing first hand technical experience and proven skills to the aviation industry. Derek is based in the SoCal region and will provide assistance in the light jet markets using his real-world experience and we are extremely excited to welcome him to the Team!
Derek has had his sights on the skies since he was 6 years old. Growing up in Orange County California, he enjoyed plenty of challenging and fun flying while attaining all of his ratings. Derek still resides there with his wife Amanda and their 4 amazing children, Nick, Courtney, Justin and Travis.
Prior to joining BOLDJets, Derek has been flying in 91/135/121 operations with extensive domestic and international operations.
“With strong technical and real-world experience in multiple types, I enjoy tailoring to my clients, understanding their wants and needs in a particular aircraft, and ensuring we find the right aircraft for my clients mission profile.”
Derek holds an ATP with over 3200 hours and is typed in the Phenom 100/300, Citation 525, Embraer 145, Learjet and CRJ200/700/900.