David Downey is a consultant and trainer in the aviation and defense sectors. His background includes commercial experience at Bell Helicopter, regulatory experience with the Federal Aviation Administration and defense experience as a retired experimental test pilot. He has been an FAA Designated Engineering Representative as well as possessing FAA airplane, rotorcraft, seaplane and ground instructor ratings.
As owner, Diane Bayne Downey earned a BS from Middle Tennessee State University and an MBA from Golden Gate University. She brings experience from her time as a financial planner for American Express, a cost analyst with US Air Force System Command and a senior tax analyst for HR Block. She is responsible for the finances as well as advising on other business aspects of Downey Aviation Services.