Finnoff Aviation Products

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Finnoff Aviation Products is an international company specializing in Performance Products for Pilatus PC-12 aircraft worldwide.

Mission: Finnoff Aviation Products was founded for the development, certification, and sales of products designed to enhance the performance, safety, comfort, and ease of use of the Pilatus PC-12.

Expertise: The core of our expertise lies in our knowledge and understanding of the PC-12, the owner community, and the multiple missions and potential of the aircraft. This knowledge allows us to identify areas where the PC-12 aircraft might be upgraded for broader use.

Value: A key element in our program is to find upgrades of such value that the upgrade cost will immediately be reflected in a corresponding increase in the value of the aircraft.

Chris Finnoff

Over 50 years of aviation industry experience. Chris’ extensive entrepreneurial expertise and experience includes being the first President and CEO of Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd. He was responsible for building the Sales, Service and Product Support organization in the Americas for the PC-12.

Prior to that, he founded and owned Turbo West Aviation, which became one of the most successful Sales and Service Centers for the Piper Cheyenne and Beech Aircraft in the Rocky Mountain area. Later, as Vice President of Sales at Eclipse Aviation, Finnoff developed a sales program resulting in the high-profile awareness of the birth of the Very Light Jet (VLJ). 

Earlier in his career, Finnoff was the top-producing sales person at Beech Aircraft and Learjet. Chris holds a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Colorado.

Jon Boknecht

VP Aircraft & Technical Sales

Jon began his aviation career at a young age, working as a lineman, fueling airplanes during high school in Bismarck, ND. During his college years at University of Minnesota, he obtained his CFII/MEI, before he graduated with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering. After College, Jon moved to Boulder, CO. to continue education and began working at Ball Aerospace as a Propulsion Engineer. 

Realizing he enjoys communicating with people more than engineering, Jon switched his career focus into aircraft sales. As a commercial pilot, who has amassed over 1,000 hours in various type aircraft, Jon is a very passionate aviator. Specializing in the the PC-12, Jon can answer any questions you may have in upgrading your PC-12.

Jay Reeder


Jay grew up in the family business, Reeder Flying Service in Twin Falls, ID.  His grandfather started the business in 1941. He cleaned airplanes, swept hangars, and did the parking and fueling of airplanes at a young age.  He became Vice President and the 3rd generator to run Reeder Flying Service until it was sold. 

He then worked as a Material Operations Coordinator for EuroTec-Vertical Flight Solution, a company that specializes in dynamic components and turbine engines for Airbus Helicopters. The company is located in Eudora, Kansas.

Jay spent 8 years at Western Aircraft as a MRO Regional Sales Manager, selling light jet and turboprop maintenance.  He specialized in Pilatus PC-12 and PC-24, Cessna Citation Jets, Embraer Phenom 100 and 300, King Air (all models), and Piper M500 and M600. 

His vast experience with the Pilatus aircraft gives him an excellent background for his position selling engines, propellers, batteries, and electrical upgrades to the already high-performance Pilatus aircraft.

Hobbies include spending time at home in Boise, ID with his wife and 2 Labrador Retrievers, Gus and Sam, fly fishing and skiing.  


Student Pilot License

BA Degree in Liberal Arts and Science from Utah State University. 

Mike Kuczynski

Technical Sales

Mike works to develop our sales and marketing strategy and customer base of Pilatus PC-12 aircraft that are eligible for the PT6A-67P engine conversion and the MT 5 bladed propellers for the PC-12.

He also helps to develop our customer base and sales and marketing strategy for the MT 5 bladed propellers for the King Air 90,200& 300/350 series aircraft.

Pat Finnoff


Over 35 years experience in Aviation Marketing beginning with Turbo West, Sales and Service Center for Piper Cheyenne and Beech Aircraft in the Rocky Mountain Area. Director of Marketing for the introduction of the PC-12 in the US through Pilatus Business Aircraft in Broomfield. Also served as Interim Director of Marketing for Air Cell (now GoGo).

Pat holds an Undergraduate Degree from The University of Montana, and graduate degrees from Thunderbird School of Foreign Trade, and University of Colorado. Hobbies include road biking, skiing.



Pam has over 30 years of experience in Purchasing/Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable and Order Processing. She has worked for Finnoff Aviation Products in Accounting and Order Processing since July of 2011. Pam has been a vital role in helping keep our customers happy and making sure the transactions run smoothly. She has two children, two step children, nine grandchildren one great-grandchild and two dogs. Pam enjoys spending her free time with family and friends and riding her Harley all over the country.

Michelle Wear

Michelle Wear

Operations Associate

Michelle is the Program Manager at Finnoff, bringing a unique and diverse skill set to the team. While her background doesn’t hail from aviation, she excels in organization, financial analysis, and holds a Project Manager Certificate. Her passion for Excel drives data-driven decision making. Michelle’s expertise ensures precise, efficient, and successful program execution.

As a mother of three, she’s a master multitasker. When not at work, she is cheering kids on at sporting events or enjoying Colorado’s beautiful outdoors, enjoying activities like camping and snowboarding.

Dave Alderman

General Manager

Dave has more than 40 years of experience in both the aviation and defense industries. His aviation career began when he enlisted in the U. S Marine Corps. He was trained as an Aviation Electrician and repaired F-4 Phantom electrical components in H&MS-31.

Upon leaving active duty, he worked for Gulfstream Aerospace for more than 17 years. As a growing company, Gulfstream provided him with a variety of opportunities, including avionics maintenance, engineering, completion sales, and flight testing. His broad experience qualified him to develop many STCs for Gulfstream.

After leaving Gulfstream his career focused almost exclusively on developing aerospace and aviation solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense, the Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, Department of State, United Arab Emirates, and other state and local law enforcement agencies. Dave was a key participant and liaison to our international allies in business development.

Dave earned a BS degree in General Business from Capella University.

Jon Youngblut

Contract Photographer

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Shanyce Richardson


Shanyce is a New Mexico native and Georgia Southern University graduate with dual degrees in Supply Chain Management and Marketing. After a starting her career in full truckload sales, she transitioned to the world of aviation.

Beyond her work, Shanyce is an outdoor enthusiast, often found skiing, hiking, backpacking, and climbing with her faithful dog, CeeCee.

Alejandro Gomez-meade

film photo & Design

Alejandro is a freelance media specialist working in many aspects of creative marketing. His marketing career began at Hewlett Packard Company and has since brought him around the world, working with small businesses and international NGOs.

Alejandro is fluent in 4 languages and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from the University of Denver and a Degree in Writing and Directing from Colorado Film School. As a Colorado native, he enjoys the outdoors as well as spending time with his two children.

Chris Nowak

Chief Financial Officer

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