About the Company
Your factory direct source for two of the best engineered and built aircraft in general aviation.
USAERO has 20 years of aircraft distribution, sales, and support experience. We have been distributors for Diamond Aircraft, Mooney, Pipistrel, and Aviat Aircraft. To better serve our customers, we have chosen two aircraft manufacturers that we believe best represent their sectors of the industry. Extra aircraft embodies the most modern design and build technologies in general aviation. Focused on safety and performance, both manufacturers have a long history of building state of the art aircraft, and are known for their unsurpassed customer support.
USAERO serves pilots and aircraft owners from coast to coast.
USAERO Team BiosClick to view bio
Jeffrey V. Puckett, veteran of the Oil and Gas exploration and production business, founded USAERO, LLC in Denver, CO in 1998. USAERO is well known as an aircraft sales company specializing in primarily new aircraft sales. Jeff is a competitive, award winning aerobatic pilot, and has represented Extra’s aerobatic line of aircraft for many years. Over the past twelve years, USAero, LLC has excelled as a reseller of Mooney, Aviat, Diamond, Waco, and Extra Aircraft products.
In 2010, Jeff became the CEO of Jet Linx Denver, a Jet Membership and Aircraft Management company based at Centennial Airport in Denver. Currently he is the managing Partner for the Denver base.
In 2011, Jeff was elected Chairman of the Board for Wings over the Rockies Air and Space Museum after joining the board in 2007. He also serves as General Chair of the Wingspan Campaign Steering Committee.
Jeff is a 2012 Inductee to the “Living Legends of Aviation”, alongside pilots such as Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, Bob Hoover, Neil Armstrong, John Travolta, and Gene Cernan. Living Legends is a group of aviation entrepreneurs, innovators, record breakers, industry leaders, astronauts and pilots. He is the first recipient of the Harrison Ford Legacy of Aviation Award, presented at the 2009 annual Legends of Aviation gathering in Beverly Hills CA.
In 2012, Jeff was one of 18 airmen in the Citation Jet Pilots Association who qualified for 1,000 logged hours of Citation flight time. Since the founding of CJP, only 40 members to date have earned this award.
On Monday mornings Jeff sets aside several hours to pilot his Bell 407 for his personal ministry called “Prayer One”. He weekly provides helicopter rides over Denver for ministry leaders, to encourage inter faith work in the region. To date, he has flown over six thousand community and religious leaders including opposing gang members, and has made a lasting, positive impact on the city where he grew up.
Jeff also joined as a volunteer in 2010 with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to provide use of his helicopter primarily for South Metro Drug Task Force and DCSO S.W.A.T. Team allowing deputies to conduct surveillance, crime scene photography, marijuana eradication flights and S.W.A.T operational mission planning
Chad is a Colorado native with roots in farming and aviation from an early age. From his first solo at the age of 16 and continuing on through his life, his passion for flying is contagious to those around him. Currently, Chad is a Captain with a major commercial airline as well as an aircraft dealer representative for USAero, LLC.Chad has a sincere passion for aircraft and has been USAero’s lead dealer distributor of Extra Aircraft for USAero LLC since 2005. He will be happy to help you through the process of an aircraft acquisition and after that, the joys of aircraft ownership.
- Email Chad - [email protected]
- Call Chad - (877) 359-2376
Mike has been an Aircraft Sales Representative for over 10 years, handling all makes and models. He is an aircraft owner and airline pilot with over 18,000 hours of flight time. Mike is knowledgeable, easy going, and is a great source on everything airplane.
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- Call Mike - (877) 359-2376
Chase Puckett is a fifth generation Colorado Native born with a love for aviation. Chase graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a Major in Business marketing. He went on to earn a Masters of Science in Global Energy Management from the University of Colorado Denver. He is a rated pilot for both fixed wing aircraft as well as helicopters and has been flying with his father since a young age. When he is not flying he enjoys skydiving and has earned a bronze medal at the USPA Skydiving nationals and has taken part in record formation skydives.
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- Call Chase - (877) 359-2376
Chase Puckett is a fifth generation Colorado Native born with a love for aviation. Chase graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a Major in Business marketing. He went on to earn a Masters of Science in Global Energy Management from the University of Colorado Denver...Read More
Controller of USAero, LLC
William R. Watts has extensive expertise in accounting, management and operations through nearly three decades of profession in the real estate, construction, aviation, oil and gas, retail, and service industries. Employed in September 2012 by USAero LLC as Accounting Controller, William has managed all aspects of accounting and financial records and assisted in the process and recording of aircraft sales.
Some areas of significant accomplishment in Williams career include designing long range capital budgeting software which provided thirty-year forecasting for future repair and replacing of assets, and creating a database that supplemented industry specific software providing enhanced services to customers and increased efficiency for the company. However, William considers his greatest accomplishment is to be known as honest and to have integrity while providing precise and accurate financial records.
William graduated from the University of Colorado, Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Business emphasis in Finance.
With major interests in serving God, hiking, camping and anything outdoors, William enjoys all aspects of his life.
- Email Bill - [email protected]
- Call Bill - (877) 359-2376