Charleston SC Aircraft Management: Your Personal Flight Department

Aircraft ownership offers the business traveler benefits that the Fortune 100 flight departments have known for many years–that is the value of aircraft ownership managed by a professional management company.

Charleston SC Aircraft ManagementThe ability to bypass the hassle of security lines and the limited schedules and airports offered by the commercial airlines provides the business owner with control over their schedule and their time–something the airlines’ “one-size fits all” approach simply cannot provide.

Charleston SC Aircraft Management

Higher Calling Aviation aircraft management clients have the ability to depart Charleston in the morning, attend business meetings in Atlanta, Charlotte and another in Columbia and be home to their family the same evening.  This is just one example of the flexibility that aircraft ownership managed by Higher Calling Aviation provides.

People or companies who wish to benefit from aircraft ownership will typically seek the expertise of an aircraft management company to oversee the safe, efficient attention to the regulatory and maintenance schedules required to operate an aircraft.  Additional services include flight crewing and selection as well as negotiation of insurance, hangar and fuel vendors and contracts.

Higher Calling Aviation is a Charleston based aircraft management company specializing in providing aircraft owners and their associates with private  travel conceirge service, tailored to your requirements.  Whether you desire to fly from Charleston International (CHS) or the Johns Island airport (JZI), our goal is to meet your travel needs safely and efficiently.

Whether considering an aircraft for your personal and Charleston SC Aircraft Managementbusiness use and need assistance with aircraft acquisition analysis to fit your travel requirements or you’re already an aircraft owner seeking a management company, we’ll work with you to develop a customized plan to fit your requirements.

For Charleston SC Aircraft Management please contact us.

Dave Coffman of Higher Calling Aviation at (904) 631-0153

a Charleston SC based business



Dave began his flying career at 16 and earned his Private Pilot’s license shortly after his 17th birthday. He graduated with Honors from Florida Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Air Commerce Flight Technology and later completed his Masters Degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle University. After graduation he joined the Air Force through Officers Training School and later completed pilot training at Reese AFB, TX. He was selected to the fly the F-16 at Torrejon Air Base, Spain with the 614 Tactical Fighter Squadron “Lucky Devils”. Dave served 23 years in the active Air Force and Air Force Reserve retiring as a Lt Colonel. His assignments included operational F-16 units in Europe and the United States as well as an assignment as a T-37 Instructor Pilot at Columbus AFB, MS where he served as the Assistant Chief of the 14 Flying Training Wing’s Standardization and Evaluation Division. He commanded the 39th Flying Training Squadron, Moody AFB, GA, the Air Force Reserve’s first associate Joint Primary Aircraft Training System unit employing both the T-6 and the AT-38 jet trainer as well as a tour flying the lead solo #5 F-16 aircraft with the Air Force Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” where he flew over 150 air shows in all 50 states as well as in Europe and South America before millions of spectators including the President of the United States, Secretary of State and numerous heads of state. His awards and achievements include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal and Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and Top Graduate of his Pilot Instructor Training class. Additionally, he was the awarded the Air Force “Pilot of Distinction Award” for his recovery of an F-16 during an air show after a catastrophic afterburner explosion. He is an ATP rated pilot as well as a CFII/MEI. He has over 5,000 hours of flight time and over 1,200 hours instructing in jets, with type ratings in the Embraer Phenom 100 and 300 as well as the Citation Mustang (CE-510S). Please feel free to contact Dave at 904-631-0153, or via email

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