Experts in Aviation Technology
AIRtec’s effective tactics and procedures guarantee both flight safety and mission success. All pilots are ATP rated and have prior military and/or airline experience. The average flight experience of an AIRtec pilot exceeds 5,000 flight hours.
AIRtec’s operators and technicians are qualified in field modification and upgrades to both military and civilian aircraft and have extensive experience with fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft maintenance. Several AIRtec personnel were former inspectors and technicians at the U.S. Navy Rotary Wing Aircraft Test Directorate in Patuxent River, MD. All of AIRtec’s sensor operators are factory trained by Telephonics and FLIR. We also have access to designated engineering and airworthiness representatives. Airframe & powerplant mechanics are certified with inspection authorization to support AIRtec doing business as a Fixed Base Operation and Certified Repair Station.
Mr. Steve Bildman
Mr. Steve Bildman is President of AIRtec Inc., and the company’s original founder. He received his B.S. from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and later served as an Associate Professor for the University’s NAS Patuxent River campus. He possesses over thirty years of aviation experience. Mr. Bildman’s experience includes the operation of an air carrier, corporate aviation, airport management, education, and Department of Defense (DoD) contracted flight operations. He has been conducting flight operations supporting RDT&E and range surveillance for the past twenty years. Mr. Bildman is a pilot with over four thousand hours of flight experience, and an FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic with Inspection Authorization.