Shad Sones is one of the most recent acquisitions of Blackhawk Aerospace. Located in Columbia, Missouri, Shad has over 24 years of avionics experience. He has had the opportunity to do major retrofit of newly designed avionics technology from major vendors like Garmin, Universal, Rockwell Collins, Honeywell and more. In his role as General Manager, he continues to provide customer service, manage operations, events, and schedule maintenance. Graduating from Alexandria Technical College in 1997, with a degree in Avionics, he started his career in the avionics field. Shad also holds a commercial pilot license with an instrument rating, Citation Type rating and more than 1,200 hours in single and multi-engine aircraft.