Operating Partner
Shawn Vick
Team | Operating Partners & Advisors

Mr. Vick is an Operating Partner at AE Industrial and currently serves on the Board of Directors of AE Industrial portfolio company Yingling Aviation and serves as Chairman of the board of Global Jet Capital, an AE Industrial portfolio investment which is the largest independent provider of financing solutions to the business aviation market. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Solairus Aviation, prior to its sale in 2022. Prior to joining AE industrial in 2014, Mr. Vick served as Executive Vice President at Hawker Beechcraft until its ownership transition to Textron in 2013. Prior to Hawker Beechcraft, Mr. Vick was President & CEO of Landmark Aviation Airport Services, the FBO subsidiary of Landmark Aviation, a former portfolio company of AE Industrial, and President of Landmark Aviation, which grew to 48 FBO locations and 4 large scale MRO facilities. Mr. Vick has over 30 years of operating experience in the business aviation market, having held senior leadership positions at four of the world’s 25 largest OEM manufacturers: Gulfstream Aerospace, Bombardier Aerospace, British Aerospace and Hawker Beechcraft. He also has operating experience in the MRO and charter management segments of the business aviation market. Mr. Vick has experience in managing private equity-backed enterprises, including all aspects of senior management and evaluating and executing acquisition targets. Mr. Vick also has significant restructuring and international expertise and is an active pilot.

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, BS
  • Oxford College, England, Oxford Air Transport Course programs
Prior Experience
  • Global Jet Capital
  • Hawker Beechcraft
  • Landmark Aviation Airport Services