Tempus Jets, an Authorized Sales Center for Pilatus Aircraft in the southwest region and an Authorized Service Center for Pilatus, Piper and Pratt & Whitney, announces the recent appointment of Brian Willett as its newest Sales Director.
In his new role, Willett will be responsible for Pilatus sales for the Colorado, New Mexico and the Western Texas region.
Willett brings a broad and diverse background to the job. Willett started flying with the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot but quickly changed over to a fighter aircraft with the Air Force. An F-111 Instructor Pilot and Flight Examiner, Willett was hand selected for the F-117A “Stealth Fighter” program where he was also an Instructor Pilot; finally retiring as the Chief of Wing Weapons & Tactics.
Prior to joining Tempus, Willett switched over to the civilian side flying the Citation and Caravan as a demonstration pilot for Cessna Aircraft Company. He then moved into a position with the company as a Caravan Regional Sales Manager for Europe and Russia, he quickly moved up to become the Director of Worldwide Sales for the Caravan. Willett’s flight experience ranges from an Airline Transport Pilot certification or both Single and Multiengine aircraft, Flight Instructor for multiple aircraft and a Pilatus PC-12 Pilot. Willett started flying Pilatus PC-12s as a government contract instructor to the Afghan Special Mission Wing in Kabul, Afghanistan.
His most recent job was flying special mission PC-12s supporting the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense along the southern Texas border. Mr. Willett has over 9,700 hours of flight experience and seven type ratings.
“I am very enthused to welcome Mr. Willett as a part of the Tempus team,” says Jack Gulbin, Chief Executive Officer of Tempus Jets.
“Whether selling your current aircraft or looking to purchase another, Willett provides the necessary skills our clients deserve to ensure proper positioning in the marketplace and facilitate a seamless transaction from start to finish.”
Willett’s office will be located at Tempus Jets home office in Englewood, Colorado.
Tempus Jets, located at Denver’s Centennial Airport is an Authorized Sales Center for Pilatus Aircraft and an Authorized Service Center for Pilatus, Piper and Pratt & Whitney. Tempus Jets is the Authorized Pilatus Dealer for Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Southern California.