Meet David Lee, a dedicated partner and co-founder at SOLJETS, specializing in the import/export of aircraft from Europe. Holding a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from the University of Vermont and fluent in Spanish, David's expertise is unmatched. His extensive training includes type ratings in the Embraer Phenom 100, the L-39 Albatros, Citation Mustang, and the Citation 525s.
With a remarkable career spanning over three decades in the aviation industry, David embarked on his journey in 1991 within aircraft manufacturing. In 1999, he co-founded AirShares Elite, followed by an exclusive aircraft acquisition venture from 2009 to 2012. David's deep-rooted passion and profound love for aviation led him to join forces with his close friends Matt Stringfellow and Greg Oswald, establishing SOLJETS in 2015. Their collective vision was to create a client-centric business, infusing the thrill, joy, and adventure that embodies the spirit of aviation. Recognizing the significance of purchasing a jet as a pinnacle achievement in one's life, David takes immense pleasure in celebrating these milestones alongside his clients.
Beyond his professional pursuits, David has nurtured a lifelong fascination with aviation. His affinity for the field was so profound that he was known for years to be found strolling around the neighborhood donning a blue NASA flight suit. Among the countless aircraft that have captured his attention, the 1934 Beech Staggerwing holds a special place in his heart. Renowned as the first true business aircraft, it boasted a progressive wing design and radical engine for its time.