contact us

Please use the form on the right to contact us.

Once you've typed your message, please click the = SUBMIT = button (but only once). Thanks.

6310 Southwest Blvd., Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76109
USA

817-731-8003

AVX was founded with the vision of bringing advanced vertical takeoff and landing aircraft to the mass market.  Led by a team of highly experienced engineers and other professionals the Company maintains a horizontally integrated manufacturing strategy with a large compliment of world-class aviation industry teammates.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 The AVX Aircraft Company listings of  their Board of Directors appear on this page. Several listings also contain short BIOs in the form of downloadable PDFs.


David Brody
Founder/Board Member

Founded AVX in 2005

 

Founded AVX in 2005. Former Chairman and CEO of the company. Attorney with the international law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP, focusing on complex domestic and international commercial transactions. Has served as in-house counsel and held senior management positions in private, early-stage, and publicly-traded companies. Inventor and author of three books.

Download BIO (PDF) 

 

Scott Pomeroy
Vice Chairman

Joined AVX Board in 2009

 

Mr. Pomeroy has held leadership positions in diverse industries, including chief financial officer for Eotec Capital, CEO of Local Insight Media and president and chief operating officer of Lewis Food Groups. He is currently CEO of Yellow Pages Group New Zealand, and on the Board of Directors of the company's parent (an international banking syndicate), which is one of the largest companies in New Zealand.

Download BIO (PDF) 

Troy Gaffey
Chairman & CEO

Joined AVX in 2006

 

Mr. Gaffey was formerly Chief Engineer and Senior Vice President of Research and Engineering at Bell Helicopter and is one of the most experienced executives and aeronautical engineers in the aircraft industry. He has been instrumental in the design and development of numerous civilian and military helicopters, and has extensive expertise in the areas of Project Management, Tiltrotor Design/Technology, Rotorcraft Aeromechanics, and Test and Evaluation.

Download BIO (PDF

 

Brett Jackson
Board Member

Joined AVX Board in 2011

Brett has been a principal investor in AVX since 2007 and served as VP Business Development from 2007-2014.  Previously, Brett joined Crocs, Inc. in 2002 as an early employee and original investor.  He is a Managing Director and Limited Partner in several early-stage venture capital funds.

Download BIO (PDF) 

 

 

Scott Kasprowicz
Board Member

Joined AVX Board in 2009

Former Deputy Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Former CEO of Texel Corporation, a communications systems integration company, which Scott sold in 1999. In 2008, Mr. Kasprowicz received the Igor Sikorsky Pilot’s Award for setting a new around the world circumnavigation record in a helicopter. 

Download BIO (PDF) 

Don Taylor
Chief Financial Officer/Board Member

Joined AVX Board in 2015

Mr. Taylor was formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bell Helicopter Textron. Over a period of 28 years Mr. Taylor held numerous finance and business management positions and had overall responsibility for Finance, USG and Commercial Contracts Administration and Information Technology. Mr. Taylor also served on the Textron Finance Council and the Board of Bell/Agusta Aerospace Company.

Download BIO (PDF)