Fargo Jet Center (FJC) Charter Operations has promoted Bob Rasmussen to chief pilot. Rasmussen has been part of the FJC charter department for seven years and has more than 13 years of experience in the aviation industry.
Rasmussen is an aviation professional with 5,000 hours of flight time and has pilot experience in a wide range of piston, turboprop and jet aircraft. Rasmussen studied at the University of North Dakota and received a bachelor of science in aeronautics with a major in commercial aviation. In addition, he holds an ATP certificate and is type-rated in the Cessna Citation 500 series and in the Bombardier Learjet 60.
Craig Holly, director of operations at Fargo Jet Center, said, “Bob’s diverse aviation background and knowledge in charter flight operations make him a great fit for this leadership position. Bob understands the department’s policies and procedures, and demonstrates the leadership and ambition to strengthen, grow, and improve our operations.”
As chief pilot, Rasmussen is responsible for maintaining safe and professional flight operations by ensuring the charter fleet is maintained to the highest of standards. Other responsibilities include conducting pre and post-flight duties, and the management of the hiring, scheduling and training of all charter pilots.