Tradewind Aviation expands to Florida, Bahamas

Pilatus PC-12

Pilatus PC-12 operator Tradewind Aviation is opening a South Florida base and bringing its Goodspeed jet card to the Sunshine State

Another charter operator is expanding its jet card program as Tradewind Aviation opens shop in South Florida.

Tradewind Aviation adds a 50,000-square-foot hangar

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Pilatus PC-12 operator Tradewind Aviation is expanding its hangar and maintenance facilities as it adds 20 of the Swiss turboprops

Pilatus PC-12 operator Tradewind Aviation is expanding its footprint in the Northeast with a new hangar facility at Hudson Valley Regional Airport in Dutchess County, New York.

Tradewind Aviation takes delivery of first PC-12 NGX

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Charter operator Tradewind Aviation has ordered 20 of Pilatus’ state-of-the-art PC-12 NGXs

Jet card and by-the-seat charter operator Tradewind Aviation accepted delivery of their first Pilatus PC-12 NGX.

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Tradewind Aviation Executive Overview

Year Founded2001
LeadershipEric Zipkin, President
David Zipkin, Vice President
Adam Schaefer, Director of Operations
Cherish Dachenhausen, Controller
Kyle Haines, Director of Maintenance
Jonathan Terpenny, Chief Pilot
HeadquartersOxford, CT
Jet Card Hourly Rates$4,085 per hour, including FET on the Pilatus PC-12
Related ProductsOn-demand charterEmpty legs, By-the-Seat

In 2001, Tradewind Aviation was founded on the premise that every flight deserves the highest quality aircraft, crew, and service. They are a family-owned company focused on aviation and dedicated to superior client experience on every flight.

Tradewind operates the largest on-demand fleet of Pilatus PC-12s in North America, with bases in the Northeast and Caribbean.

Its as-available jet card GoodSpeed offers flights on the PC-12. The company also operates Citation CJ3s.

Tradewind Aviation is included in Private Jet Card Comparisons’ database of over 50 jet card providers, enabling you to compare programs in minutes.

When was it founded?


Who owns it?

Tradewind Aviation is privately owned.

Who is the CEO?

Eric Zipkin

Where is the headquarters?

Oxford, CT

How many employees do they have?


What is the primary service area?

300 nautical miles of Westchester County Airport and San Juan International Airport

Do they provide Guaranteed Availability?


What is the minimum age for children traveling alone?


What is the minimum lead-time for making a reservation?

None, subject to availability 

What is their website?

Contact a Sales Executive at Tradewind Aviation

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