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Pushing the Throttles Forward

Pilot Expeditions is all about adventure by private aircraft.  

Why does Pilot Expeditions Exist? 

Pilots desire adventure. It is that simple.  Pilot Expeditions saves pilots time and money by cutting down the learning curve and providing epic adventures. 

Pushing the throttles forward in the left seat at Pilot Expeditions is Erik McCormick:

  • Launched Pilot Expeditions in June 2017
  • Based out of Arizona
  • 20 years of volunteer work at the Baja Bush Pilots
  • Twin Rated Private Pilot
  • Favorite plane:  AC 50 Shrike Twin Commander  
  • Veteran - United States Army (M1-A1 Main battle tank crewman) 
  • Advanced Open Water Diver (PADI) 
  • Explorer - Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Europe +
  • Aviation Columnist
  • Photographer 
  • General Aviation Advocate
  • Search and Rescue Volunteer - Sea of Cortes Mexico
  • Small business operator - Taking Off Solutions. 10 years and counting. 
  • Flying membership and supporter of: 
    • AOPA  
    • APA (Arizona Pilots Association) 
    • Flying Samaritans - San Diego Chapter
    • Baja Bush PIlots. www.bajabushpilots.com 

Mission - Provide a source of adventure and companionship to the general aviation community. 

Feel free to reach out to Erik for any reason. Erik@PilotExpeditions.com or 480 888 6380 direct. 

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Erik with Father, Jack McCormick 

Exploring Central America, January  2017 - Rio Dulce Guatemala 

Wings of Hope charity Event - 2016 Pegasus Airport

Erik and Capt Mike McKittrick, fellow veteran 

Erik (left) and Jack (right) speaking at the "Amigos" aviation event with Mexico discussing border crossing by private aircraft 2004

Search and rescue effort - Sea of Cortes - 2001

Searching for lost fishing boat and crew 

Pilot Expeditions is a division of Taking Off Solutions, LLC - An Arizona LLC. 

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Office: +1 (480) 888-6380

Pilot Expeditions
PO Box 9685 
Chandler Heights, AZ 85127