Private Aircraft Information

We have private aircraft available for your use. In many instances parents may want a discreet and private transport of their child. With private aircraft we are not bound by airline schedules and can utilize any regional or local airport. This capability is beneficial for transports into the mountain state as it may reduce overall airfare costs. All  private aircraft availability is based upon piolot availability. Please call and we would be happy to get you a quote.

Cessna 340

Engines: Twin-Engine Turbocharged Piston, 310 H.P. Per Side
Seats: Six
Cruise Speed: 230 MPH
Range: 1,100 Miles
Ceiling: 30,000 ft.

Cessna 421

Engines: Twin-Engine Turbocharged Piston, 375 H.P. Per Side
Seats: Eight
Cruise Speed: 240 MPH
Range: 1,100 Miles
Ceiling: 30,000 ft.

Both aircraft are pressurized, cabin-class, all weather twins. They have state-of-the art avionics including GPS, weather radar, and auto pilot. They have full de-icing equipment and are certified for flight into known icing conditions.

Pilatus PC-12 (Limited Availability)

Engines: Single-Engine Jet Prop, 750 H.P.
Seats: Ten
Cruise Speed: 300 MPH
Range: 2,100 Miles
Ceiling: 30,000 ft.

This entire aircraft is state-of-the-art in both design and avionics. It features a "Glass Cockpit" similar to those in the new Jet airliners. The avionics features GPS, weather radar, auto-pilot and collision avoidance system. It has full de-icing equipment and is certified for flight into known icing conditions.

Pilots

Stephen Sandstrom

Stephen Sandstrom is an Airline Transport rated pilot, and has been a licensed pilot for 23 years. He has logged more than 9,000 hours of flight time. He has flown as a corporate pilot for various corporations including Arjay Medical. He flew for Skywest Airlines and then went on to fly for US Airways where he flew as a Captain based in Philadelphia, PA. As a result of the airline industry collapse after 9/11 attacks, he was furloughed from US Airways. Prior to his airline career, he was an Officer in the United States Marine Corp.

Floyd Richey

Floyd Richey is an Airline Transport rated pilot, and has been a licensed pilot for 36 years. He has logged more than 14,000 hours of flight time. He is a retired Trans World Airlines (TWA) pilot, where he flew for 28 years. He has flown routes throughout the entire globe. He also flew for Air Saudia on loan from TWA. Prior to his career with TWA, he was an Officer in the United States Air force, where he flew F-89 fighters, C-47 transports, and L1011 Transports.

Scott Pettis

Scott Pettis is a Commercial rated pilot, and has been a licensed pilot for 16 years. He has logged more than 3,500 hours of flight time. He is a corporate pilot for Oldham & Associates, and flies throughout the United States. Prior to his flying career, Scott played football for Brigham Young University as a running back. He played with both Jim McMahon and Steve Young. After college ball, he played for the Denver Broncos for a short time.

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Testimonial

"Did you know that USA Guides is the only transport company that has insurance specific to the Transport of Teens! We challenge any of our competitors to show proof of thier coverage. All our staff are trained in CPR, First-aid and P.C.S. We have not only the best trained agents we have the only ones covered with the right insurance to protect them and your child!"
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