Pacific Air Center is undisputed as one of the most successful Authorized Cessna Dealership and broker organizations in the United States. We are proud of our accomplishments, and the people who make them happen.


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Rich has been around airplanes most of his life. He has flown over 50 different model aircraft and is an ATP and Flight Instructor with over 6,000 hours of flying time. He regularly flies everything from the SkyCatcher to the Citation Mustang. Rich has a degree in Economics from the University of Kansas, and has been successfully selling airplanes for over 15 years. He started his aircraft sales career at Cessna Aircraft Company in 1996 before becoming a Cessna dealer in Southern California in 2000. His aircraft sales organizations have earned a worldwide reputation for selling Cessna's, and have received Cessna's highest achievement awards multiple times. He is proud to be leading some of the top aircraft sales people in the industry, and Pacific Air Center, one of Cessna's top dealers in the world. Rich and his wife Lori have four children.

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Brian Mackin Regional Sales Director (Phoenix)

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Brian joined our team in 2008 as the New Aircraft Sales Director for Arizona and is also involved with the Pre-owned Sales Division. As a graduate of the University of Arizona, Brian brings with him over 15 years of business, marketing & consulting experience. He first began his career in the financial services industry. However, in 2004 he changed his path to pursue an underlying passion for aviation and began his career in Aircraft Sales. With a background in pre-owned aircraft sales, his knowledge of multiple aircraft manufacturers & technologically advanced aircraft, and a large network of resources, Brian has become a great asset to our team. He makes every effort to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for every client. In his free time, he enjoys taking to the skies and water with his wife and two children.

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Pat Watson Sales Director Special Missions Aircraft

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Pat Watson comes to Pacific Air Center with over 26 years of aviation experience. He is a Commercial/Instrument pilot (Airplane single, Multi-engine land and Rotorcraft-Helicopter) and has over 4,700 hours including 177 using NVG's. He has flown over 35 different models of airplanes and helicopters. Pat has been a Southern California law enforcement officer for the past 26 years, including 10 involved in Airborne Law Enforcement. He brings with him an extensive knowledge of special mission equipment and ISR technology along with many industry contacts. His enthusiasm and strong work ethic will make him an asset when assisting customers wishing to equip their Special Mission aircraft. In his off time, Pat enjoys flying, riding motorcycles and spending time outdoors with his wife and dog.

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