AustinAviationLtd was founded in 2014 in Hong Kong.
Director of Operations
Charles started his flying career as a helicopter pilot in the Royal Navy 45 years ago.
Since he left in 1985, he has flown Hawkers, Falcons and Globals on corporate worldwide operations for more than 10,000 hours.
He has extensive management experience and more than 10 years and 4,000 hours on all models of Global Express.
Austin (Mac) Porter
Founder & Director
Mac is a 35-year veteran of the Aviation Industry with the last 25 years being based in the Asia Pacific region. He has been in many facets of the field; USAF, Flight Instructor, Glider & Seaplane pilot, Commuter Airlines and Major Airlines such as:
SINGAPORE AIRLINES- B777
JET AIRWAYS - B777
ROYAL BRUNEI - B777 Training Captain
A former Bombardier Customer Liaison Pilot based in Hong Kong, flying part-time with the Bombardier Demo Group on a Global 6000 doing world-wide sales & demonstration flights.
Most recently Mac is currently flying a G550 and a Global 6000
Mac also specializes on Entry into Service (EIS) for new Global 5000 & 6000 Customers.
His total flight time is just approaching 20,000 hours.
He is flying on a FAA Airline Transport License with Cayman & Bermuda Validations.
His Jet Aircraft Type Ratings include the DC-9, B-727, B767, B777, GV/550 & the Bombardier Global Classic & Vision aircraft.
He is also a CFII, MEI, Instrument Instructor, & Advance Ground Instructor, Glider Instructor and Line Training Captain.
He is the holder of two passports, USA & Australia, with Visas to the following countries: China, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Indonesia, Peru, and Vietnam.
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