Chris Doyle

Co-Owner/Chief Pilot

Chris Doyle and his wife Maria have a son, Patrick, and daughter, Sophia.

Chris has 24 years of aviation experience. He has been a commercial pilot for 20 years, with vast international experience, including six seasons of SEAT flying in Australia. He has amassed close to 10,000 accident free hours of which the vast majority has been in the SEAT style of aircraft. Chris has Flir and NVG experience from flying Air Tractor 802’s in the military environment as a test pilot. He is a CFI and has also more than 1,000 hours of commercial rotary wing time. In 2013 he was recognized by the FAA with inclusion in the prestigious FAA Airmen Certification Database. This database recognizes pilots who have met or exceeded the high educational, licensing and medical standards established by the FAA, to reduce pilot errors resulting in fatal accidents.

However, aerial firefighting along with safety have always been his main passions. With this passion and knowledge, he along with partner Kyle Scott formed CO Fire Aviation to combat the increase in wild land fire activity.