Tom Hiltner - Vice President - Operations | FAPA.aero | Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Team Member - Tom Hiltner

Vice President - Operations
Phone: 800-JET-JOBS Ext. 12
Email: hiltner@fapa.aero

Tom Hiltner is a native of Margate, NJ and has been a part of the FAPA crew since 2012.  Since then he has progressed from Director of Content and Communications to Vice President of Operations. Tom is responsible for the products offered by FAPA to its members, as well as planning and executing Pilot Job Fairs around the country. 

Tom, a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at Daytona Beach, has a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science degree as well as an airline transport pilot certificate and a pilot in command type rating in the Embraer 145 and Airbus A320. As an active airline pilot himself Tom understands how important achieving career goals is to each and every pilot he serves. 

Meet the FAPA team

Louis Smith

Chairman and President of FAPA.aero

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Louis Smith, President of FAPA.aero, is a retired Northwest Airlines captain, completing his career flying the DC-10 on international routes.  Outside of the cockpit, Smith's vision has long been in managing businesses whose primary mission focused on publishing and organizing information that would help current and aspiring commercial pilots succeed in their career--before and after landing the cockpit job. Getting a job in commercial aviation requires more than stick-and-rudder skills, and Smith has spent the past 42 years assisting pilots in reaching their career goals by providing a one-stop shop for the information required to stay on top of this dynamic and complex industry.

Client Testimonials

Anonymous

Job Fair Attendee

Yesterday was my fifth job fair, when i started attending i had 1500hrs (now 3500 and a 320 type), the set up you guys had with all the recruiters at the table was the best I have experienced. Hopefully the next job fair will produce a call.. i'll see you at the workshop :)