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Steven is a 38+ year veteran of the aviation and aerospace industries. Starting as a military aviator in the US Army, he has since been involved in both airplane and helicopter aviation as a line pilot, chief pilot, check airman, test pilot, demonstration pilot and director of operations flying a variety of missions, including precision external load, EMS, firefighting, aerial photography, agricultural, seismic, high altitude, jungle, logging and VIP. Since 1995, he has been heavily involved with strategic executive leadership in US and international aircraft, mission equipment and MRO sales, including time at helicopter OEMs, Enstrom Helicopters and Kaman Aerospace. Steven is a licensed instrument-rated commercial pilot with ratings in single and multi-engine airplanes and helicopters with more than 10,000 flight hours as a pilot in command. He was a certificated flight instructor for helicopters and airplanes with experience in more than 64 makes and models of aircraft.

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John is a commercially-rated airplane pilot who holds a degree in aviation maintenance. He started at Hillsboro Aviation in January of 2009 running one of our largest flight school programs and then transitioned into our sales and service division to take over management of the parts department. John has over 10 years of aviation management experience and is extremely focused on supporting our parts efforts and providing the best service to our customers.

 

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Jeffery brings over 33 years of aviation experience to his position as aircraft sales manager. With over 140 turbine aircraft transactions including Airbus, Bell, Citations and Gulfstream products, Jeffery specializes in aircraft sales, market research, database management and marketing. He holds commercial ratings for both rotor and fixed wing with 11,000 hours logged, in addition to maintaining an A&P certificate.

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At the age of twelve, Christopher was given his first lesson on how to properly solder an electronic component in a circuit board. From there, he ventured into the field of aviation electronics known as avionics. His first two years were spent in the Army National Guard working as an avionics technician on a variety of helicopters. Then he worked in the family business as a third-generation avionics technician where he enhanced his skills for installing complex avionics systems. Christopher has over twenty years of experience integrating various avionics manufacturers' systems and working on a variety of aircraft makes and models. His goal is to provide the same expert professional service he would expect to receive if he were the customer. 

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John joined Hillsboro Aviation in 1987 as an A&P technician. He has since held positions as chief inspector, director of maintenance and quality control manager. John currently serves as the service center maintenance manager responsible for the research, coordination, record keeping and performance of work performed for our maintenance customers. John is factory-trained in the RHC R22, Bell 206B, Cessna Caravan, Agusta 109S and Bell 212 electrical maintenance.

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Tyler is Hillsboro Aviation's parts sales and support specialist. He is professional, experienced and detail oriented.  With 10 years of aircraft part and instrument sales experience, Tyler strives to fulfill each customer’s requirements and wishes for any project.  Paramount toward that objective is effective communication. With a philosophy that focuses on a can-do attitude and an extraordinarily high standard for how customers deserve to be treated, Tyler and Hillsboro Aviation are genuinely vested in the success of each project whether large or small. Tyler is dedicated to executing a seamless and positive experience every time. 

 

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Elizabeth was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area. In 2005, she moved to Portland and fell in love with the Pacific Northwest. Elizabeth holds a helicopter Private Pilot Certificate and is currently working on her Instrument and Commercial ratings. She started her career at Hillsboro Aviation as part of the dispatch team and then took the China program administration position before starting in the parts department. Elizabeth loves to explore the great outdoors, is working on getting her skydiving certification and currently is scuba certified. She enjoys restoring classic cars and has a love for vintage machines.

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Larry started his aviation career as a CH46 helicopter crew chief serving in the United States Navy at the tail end of the Vietnam War. After the Navy, Larry returned home to attend college. He received a mechanic’s license, an Associate of Applied Science degree in management and APICS Certification in inventory management while attending Portland Community College. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Warner Pacific College. Larry has over 33 years of aviation product support experience working for companies specializing in corporate, helicopter and general aviation services.

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Code started at Hillsboro Aviation in 1997 as part of our line service department and over the years has become an integral member of our staff. His experience working with our students, FBO customers and charter department as part of the line service team enables him to meet the needs of any aircraft operator in a timely and professional manner. 

Code’s aviation experience began when he served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve with a Bulk Fuel Unit in Phoenix, Arizona. Code is a veteran who served in Operation Desert Storm in Iraq. His passion for all things aviation is evident in his love of air shows and his collection of diecast aircraft.

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Jared has had an interest in aircraft, specifically helicopters, since he was a child flying and crashing Styrofoam and RC Model aircraft. He started taking flight lessons at 14 and recently moved to Oregon from Oklahoma to attend Hillsboro Aviation’s flight school. Jared has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and experience working for universities, museums and other non-profit foundations. He joined the sales and service department in 2014 supporting our FBO customers and continues to fly in his free time.

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Steven Daniels

Name: Steven Daniels
Position: Director of Sales and Business Development
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Phone: (503) 648-2831

About Steven Daniels

Steven is a 38+ year veteran of the aviation and aerospace industries. Starting as a military aviator in the US Army, he has since been involved in both airplane and helicopter aviation as a line pilot, chief pilot, check airman, test pilot, demonstration pilot and director of operations flying a variety of missions, including precision external load, EMS, firefighting, aerial photography, agricultural, seismic, high altitude, jungle, logging and VIP. Since 1995, he has been heavily involved with strategic executive leadership in US and international aircraft, mission equipment and MRO sales, including time at helicopter OEMs, Enstrom Helicopters and Kaman Aerospace. Steven is a licensed instrument-rated commercial pilot with ratings in single and multi-engine airplanes and helicopters with more than 10,000 flight hours as a pilot in command. He was a certificated flight instructor for helicopters and airplanes with experience in more than 64 makes and models of aircraft.