Robert (Bob) Frost comes from an aviation family which includes his father, sister and son. Bob personally brings over 55 years of aviation experience to Aerlex and has worn many hats during his years in aviation: Corporate President, Part 121 and 135 Director of Operations, chief pilot for an airline, FAA aviation safety inspector and flight instructor, just to name a few.
As Aerlex Law Group’s Aviation Certification and Compliance Consultant, Mr. Frost utilizes that wealth of experience and knowledge of technical aviation issues on behalf of the firm’s clients. He provides unparalleled guidance in many diverse areas, including pre-purchase advice and document review, technical analysis of aircraft specifications, assessment of Part 135 and corporate flight department operations, and assistance with FAR violations. Over the past years, he has obtained FAA certification for several Air Carrier operations including both FAR 135 and FAR 121.
Mr. Frost holds an Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Instructor certifications. He has flown more than 16,800 hours as both a commercial and corporate pilot, including three years as chief pilot for Hawaii Pacific Airlines, a 121 carrier. He holds several airplane type ratings including the Gulfstream G5. Prior to joining Aerlex, he served as Director of Operations for Trans-Exec Air Service, a Part 135 Gulfstream jet charter company based in Santa Monica and Van Nuys. Previously to that, he spent five years as an Aviation Safety Inspector for the FAA in Los Angeles. He currently serves as president of Aviation Safety & Compliance Services, LLC, an aviation consulting and certification company. He has served as president of Holiday Airways, Inc. and Resort Commuter Airlines/TWA Express. In addition, Mr. Frost is an FAA Safety Counselor. He is active on the boards of a number of professional associations and private companies, including the NATA Advisory Board and has been awarded the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award by the FAA administrator, the most prestigious award the FAA issues to a pilot.