Leadership

Mr. Steve Bildman is a partner of Airtec, Inc., and the company’s original founder. He received his B.S. from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and later served as an Associate Professor for the University’s NAS Patuxent River campus. He possesses over twenty-five years of aviation experience. Mr. Bildman’s experience includes the operation of an air carrier, corporate aviation, airport management, education, and Department of Defense (DoD) contracted flight operations. He has been conducting flight operations supporting RDT&E and range surveillance for the past twelve years. Mr. Bildman is a pilot with over four thousand hours of flight experience, and an FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic with Inspection Authorization.

Mr. Brady Lesko is the Chief Pilot and Safety Manager for Airtec, Inc.  He received his B.S and M.S. from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and has been flying professionally for over fourteen years. He has performed flight operations and safety analysis supporting the Department of Defense for ten years. Mr. Lesko’s primary areas of focus have included range support, RDT&E, air carrier operations, system safety, and aircraft accident investigation. He has accumulated ten thousand hours of flight experience in over 60 aircraft types, and receives annual recurrent simulator training in all types of aircraft operated by Airtec.