Kent Stauffer

Kent Stauffer

Board Member

Chief Safety Officer
Constant Aviation

Kent Stauffer is a leading aviation safety, maintenance, quality, and operations professional who heads the safety, quality, training, and facilities departments for Constant Aviation. In addition to being an FAA certificated pilot, UAS Pilot and A&P, he holds several accreditations in Aviation Science, Aviation Maintenance as well as a Certificate of Aviation Safety and Security from The University of Southern California. Kent has a broad background in aviation maintenance, operations, and safety. His expertise includes human factors, fatigue management, flight and ground operations, risk management, OSHA, EPA, hazardous materials, Safety Management Systems (SMS), and aviation accident investigation. Kent has served as a Designated Aircraft Accident Investigator (AAI) in corporate aviation incident and accident investigations as well as several NTSB investigations.

With a background in music from the University of Wyoming Casper College, Kent previously spent time in the music industry to include advising and ownership of record label and recording studio startups and operations. Additionally, Kent previously operated as a long-haul transport driver in semi-trucks and luxury coaches with over 2 million miles accident free.

As an active member of the FAA Safety Action Team (FAAST), Kent speaks throughout the country at FAA forums and industry conferences on operations, safety, and maintenance topics. Kent serves on various industry and FAA-sponsored work groups and organizations and participates as an advisory board member for several Part 147 schools as well as serving as a board member of the Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC). Currently, Kent chairs the NBAA Maintenance Safety Sub-Committee. Kent spends his free time camping, flying, riding motorcycles, and traveling in general with his wife and son.