Robert A. Wright
Robert A. Wright is President of Wright Aviation Solutions LLC. Mr. Wright formed his company in 2005 to provide specialized solutions for complex aviation safety, training, and regulatory problems for a variety of clients. His practice is focused on risk management and single-pilot operation of high performance general aviation aircraft.
Prior to forming his company, Mr. Wright had a distinguished 22 year career with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), retiring in April 2005 as the FAA flight standards executive for general aviation. He was also the FAA flight standards executive for new flight technologies and was instrumental in implementing new flight technologies and procedures such as data link cockpit weather and performance based navigation.
Mr. Wright also worked with his colleagues in the Civil Aviation Administration of China to develop modernized flight training and operating regulations. He also has experience working with EASA and ICAO on pilot training requirements.
Mr. Wright was Director of Flight Training at Eclipse Aviation from 2005 to 2008 and designed the single-pilot type rating for the Eclipse 500 jet. He has also consulted with Cirrus Aircraft on the single-pilot training program for the Vision SF50 jet.
Mr. Wright holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot certificate with four jet type ratings and has more than 9600 flight hours in over 100 types of aircraft. He is also a flight instructor.
Mr. Wright also researches, writes, and publishes historical novels. Valhalla Revealed, his second novel, was published in April 2014.