Tony Taylor Hillsboro Aviation

Tony Taylor

Director of Maintenance

Tony joined the Hillsboro Aviation team in 2022 as Director of Maintenance responsible for the company’s fleet of turbine aircraft.

Tony’s 35+ years in aviation, 21 of which were in the United States Army, included postings around the world: the United States, Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Southwest Asia, and far East Asia. He served as a UH-60 helicopter crew chief with over 15,000 hours of flight time and was a VIP helicopter crew chief for: General H. Norman Schwarzkopf; General Fred Franks Jr., Commander TRADOC; and General John Tilelli Jr., Vice Chief of Staff of the Army. Tony also held positions as a section lead in USAEUR (United States Army Europe), a section lead and senior trainer for the 160th SOAR ( Special Operations Aviation Regiment), a Flight Platoon SGT in the 101st Airborne, a First Sergeant in the 101st Airborne, and a Detachment Sergeant Major in the 101st Airborne in support of the DEA’s drug interdiction program in the Turks and Caicos. Tony was also a fleet maintenance and flight manager of 38 helicopters amassing 27,000 hours of time flown in 11 months with the 101st Airborne. While with PTI (Pegasus Technologies), he was a site lead, an experimental helicopter technician, and a Dillon Aero-trained technician and instructor.

Tony holds a degree in Aviation Maintenance Management from Embry Riddle University and has experience with the UH-60 A, L, K, RH, SA 330 PUMA, B412, UH-1/B205, B407, B206, AH-1, and MI-17/172/171.

Tony is an avid traveler and has a passion for motorcycles and exotic automobiles.