Contact Information

  • Company: KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC
  • Phone: 877-335-2939
  • Cell: 678 776-5633
  • Fax: 770 487-6617
  • Website: KitDarby.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Employment and Aviation & Aerospace

Specialty Focus: pilot, airline pilot, military pilot, corporate pilot, pilot divorce, pilot career, pilot selection, pilot training, pilot pay, pilot benefits, pilot retirement, pilot job

Education: BS Aeronautical Studies - Fixed-winf Flt Tech., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 16


Additional Information

Worldwide, Mr. Darby is recognized as an expert in US pilot hiring, pilot selection, pilot supply and demand forecasting, and interview preparation including: testing, simulator evaluations, medical exams and personnel interviews. He is regularly quoted in the national media - newspapers, magazines, and on television, including The Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, New York Times, Flying Magazine, AOPA Pilot, Airline Pilot Magazine, Time Magazine, Business Week, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC and many more. He is the president of KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC in Peachtree City, GA. KitDarby.com provides pilot career consulting to individual pilots, flight schools, government agencies, investment firms, and both domestic and international airlines. The company also provides litigation support for pilots that are delayed, injured, or have been involved in a fatal accident to determine potential lost career values and earnings capacity. CIVIL ATP: S&MEL Land (B-717/27/37/57/67/DC-8/9 CFI: Aircraft / Instrument (15 years) FE: Turbojet (B-727/DC-8) Part 121: CPT/FO/SO (DC-8/9;B-727/37/57/67) Parts 121, 135, 141, 142, 91 & 63 experience MILITARY - Retired Instrument Examiner: F/W & R/W aircraft Standardization IP: 5 F/W aircraft Unit Training and Operations Officer Maintenance Test Pilot Flight, Ground, & Simulator Instructor FLIGHT TIME: TOTAL 23,513 Heavy Jet (2 & 4 eng) 5,544 Instructor Pilot 2,775 Actual Instruments 2,058 Pilot-in-Command 15,210 WORK EXPERIENCE: AIRLINE PILOT NOV 12 – Present Delta Global Services Instructor Pilot ATP – CTP, B-717. Part 121/AQP GRD & SIM NOV 07 – MAY 14 Boeing Train Instructor pilot B-717/737-3/800. Part 121/142/AQP GRD & SIM JUL 85 - DEC 85 Republic Airlines First Officer: DC-9. Part 121 scheduled domestic/international passenger operations. APR 81 - NOV 84 Capitol Air Captain & FO: DC-8. 121 AUG 78 - SEP 80 Braniff Int'l First Officer/FE: B-727/DC-8