ABOUT TRINITY AVIATION
For over 18 years, Trinity Aviation has established a foundation within the aircraft sales and acquisitions industry in buying and selling quality helicopters.
Here at Trinity Aviation, we pride ourselves on treating you with the utmost respect. Additionally, we encourage our clients to grow with our company by allowing us to establish a trust based business relationship, driven by faith and based on a strong commitment to ethical codes of conduct. Trinity Aviation is dedicated in building our loyalty by creating mutually beneficial long-term customer relationships.
In 2015, Trinity established a relationship with MDHI, which allowed us the opportunity to offer our clients the full line of new MD helicopters, as well as guide current MD owners through the acquisition, liquidation, and fleet modernization processes. We are proud to offer our clients some of the best solutions possible in rotary wing aviation, and we hope it’s a reflection of our commitment to quality over time.
If you’d like to learn even more about us, reach out to us through our contact us page.
GARY SHIPMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Gary has set his high work ethic from being a plumber in his dad’s business before branching off on his aviation career. He and his family have called Texas their home since birth. The aviation industry has brought him from helicopter instructor to ENG pilot to corporate pilot. Resulting in the accumulation of multiple ratings including; Gold seal certified instrument flight instructor in SEL, MEL, and Helicopter. All while expanding his experience and knowledge in aircraft sales and becoming an MD helicopter authorized dealer in 2015. Gary’s cool calm and collective personality allows for this business to stand for over 17 years. He acknowledges and credits all to God and knows he will “get by giving”.
OSCAR CASTELLANOS, RESEARCH AND SALES ASSOCIATE
Oscar has been and seen many places due to Military career. He chose to settle down with his family in Texas to be an oil field rough neck, government employee, and graduated from culinary school to become the Chef of his own American Bistro. Always being a people person, being up for any challenge, and recognizing the doors God has open began working with Trinity Aviation in November of 2016. “I have always said sales is a dirty, dirty job, but with God in the middle I take the challenge to prove other wise”.
JORDI TAYLOR, ACCOUNTING AND MARKETING DIRECTOR
Jordi is a recent graduate from Tarleton State University. She received a B.S. in Mathematics with a concentration in Financial Analysis. She joined Trinity Aviation in June 2017. Jordi handles the accounting and marketing side of the business, and with such knowledge, she benefits the customer for the best financial solution for every aircraft purchased.
ALAN SHIPMAN, RESEARCH AND SALES ASSOCIATE
Alan graduated from Georgetown High School in May 2016. A Texas native, Alan has always pursued the hospitality industry. Being a people person, his dad brought him on board to develop Trinity Aviation’s customer relations. He looks forward to the different people the industry will bring, along with furthering his helicopter knowledge.
BILL BROWNING, RESEARCH AND SALES ASSOCIATE
Bill is the newest member of the Trinity Aviation team. He brings a passion for aviation, 10 years of sales experience and seven years of experience working with helicopters from his service in the U.S. Army where he worked as a (15B) Helicopter Power Plant Mechanic. Bill was deployed twice, once to Afghanistan and once to Iraq and was also stationed in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, Ft. Hood, Texas and Camp Page, South Korea. After he completed his service, Bill worked primarily in sales. He enjoys helping people find solutions that will build their business and bring excitement. Bill is from Syracuse, New York, and has called Texas home for the past eight years. He is proud to join a team with high ethical values, working with the best helicopters in the world.