Air Bear Tactical Aircraft, LLC is a California Limited Liability Corporation with its main offices at KSNA, Orange County/John Wayne Airport with additional facilities in N. California and New York. We provide custom fixed wing surveillance solutions based upon the best platform to address your needs, coupled with mission equipment tailored to your requirements. Contact us today!
Gary Standel, Managing Partner
As President and CEO for the past 27 years, Gary has continued expansion by establishing West Coast Aviation Services and its subsidiaries – West Coast Charters, West Coast Aircraft Maintenance, West Coast Aircraft Sales and West Coast Aircraft Shares – as one of Orange County’s leading full-service aviation companies. His experience, drive, determination and leadership have resulted in continued success and he is excited about his next endeavor, Managing Partner of Air Bear Tactical Aircraft.
John Nielsen, VP-Airborne Law Enforcement Operations
John introduced the concept of adding a high power day/night IR camera system to his assigned aircraft (Air-21), with the goal of expanding the CHP fixed wing program. After years of developing success¬ful fixed wing tactics, Air-21 became one of the most active and productive law enforcement aircraft in the United States. John is now making his considerable expertise available via his partnership in Air Bear in order to expand the capabilities and efficiency of airborne law enforcement.
Gary Bushouse, Director of Business Development
Recently transitioning from a highly successful career responsible for world-wide sales and marketing for a startup business jet OEM, Gary now is focusing his efforts on providing best available, cost effective surveillance solutions. Gary’s background and experience assist Air Bear in delivering best in class solutions to our airborne surveillance customers.