Ron Rapp

Gulfstream IV Contract Pilot

Location
Orange County, California Area
Industry
Aviation & Aerospace

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Ron Rapp's Summary

Gulfstream IV-SP charter pilot and CFI based in the greater Los Angeles area. 7000+ hours total time with extensive tailwheel, aerobatic, formation, experimental, multi-engine, radial, and turbine experience. Experienced aerobatic competitor and national judge. CFI-I and MEI with ratings for SE, multi, gliders, and sea planes. Current government secret clearance. Current CDPR (cropduster) certification.

Specialties: Part 135 pilot (Gulfstream IV/SP/300/400). Specialize in high performance aerobatic aircraft (especially Extra 300 and Pitts) and Cirrus/Columbia glass panel instruction. Expert with G1000, Avidyne, GNS430/530, CNX80, and more. Also fly a wide variety of specialty aircraft, including RVs, Wacos/Stearmans, T-34s, T-6s, Eagles, etc.

Ron Rapp's Experience

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Aviation & Aerospace industry

August 2013Present (1 year 2 months) Van Nuys, CA

Part 135 international contract pilot on the Gulfstream IV/IV-SP/300/400

Instructor

Sunrise Aviation

December 2004Present (9 years 10 months)

Specialist in tailwheel, aerobatic, corporate upset recovery, TAA, and experimental aircraft.

Pilot

Pegasus Elite Aviation

June 2011August 2013 (2 years 3 months) Van Nuys, CA

Part 135 international contract pilot on the Gulfstream IV

Pilot & Training Captain

Dynamic Aviation

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Aviation & Aerospace industry

October 2007January 2012 (4 years 4 months)

BE-90 King Air captain at the Los Alamitos base. Also fly as a training captain to help upgrading first officers transition to the left seat.

Ron Rapp's Skills & Expertise

  1. Commercial Pilot
  2. Gulfstream
  3. ATP
  4. Part 135
  5. Flight Operations
  6. CFI
  7. Flight Training
  8. Aerobatics
  9. Tailwheel
  10. Instrument Rating
  11. Glider
  12. Seaplane
  13. King Air
  14. Pitts
  15. Flight Safety
  16. Aircraft
  17. Aviation
  18. HTML
  19. Social Media
  20. Editing
  21. Web Development
  22. Wordpress
  23. Photoshop
  24. Linux
  25. Windows
  26. Mac OS X
  27. Air
  28. Flights
  29. Commercial Aviation
  30. Sales
  31. Avionics
  32. Mentoring
  33. Charter
  34. Flight Planning
  35. Civil Aviation
  36. OS X
  37. WordPress

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Ron Rapp's Education

Concordia University-Irvine

Bachelor of Arts, Theatre, Music, English Literature

19891994

Ron Rapp's Additional Information

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Aviation, aerobatics, opera, theatre, choral and symphonic music, jazz, investing, web development, blogging, photography

Groups and Associations:

Experimental Aircraft Association, International Aerobatic Club, AOPA, Cirrus Owners & Pilots Association, American Guild of Musical Artists, Actor's Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild

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