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Fixed-Wing Pilots

Jason Adams

Jason Adams – Fixed-Wing Pilot
Joined the Team: 2005
Growing up in California’s Central Valley, Jason joined the Army in 1989 and gained four years of military experience. He returned to California to attend college and received an associate’s degree in natural resource management. After working for eight years as a wildland fire fighter for the US Forest and National Parks Services, he earned his private pilot’s certificate in 1997 and began flying professionally in 2001. He enjoys the constant challenges of flying air medical missions in the Pacific NW and looks forward to even more program growth. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, spending time with his daughter and studying Spanish.

Ed Escobar

Ed Escobar – Fixed-Wing Pilot
Joined the Team: 2005
Graduating from Walla Walla University with a degree in aviation, Ed worked as a flight instructor prior to moving to Los Angeles to work as a traffic watch pilot with KFWB 850 and KNX 1070. In 2005, he gained experience flying the Pilatus PC 12 for a small airline in New Mexico, and then went on to fly air ambulance missions in Arizona. Now living in Prineville, Ed joined the program back in its Air Life days and takes pride in knowing the program provides an essential community service. He considers it a joy to come to work each day and, in his spare time, enjoys all the activities that Central Oregon has to offer.

Lynn Graves

Lynn Graves – Fixed-Wing Pilot
Joined the Team: 2007
Born in Silverton to a logger dad, Lynn moved to Madras at age 3 and lived in Central Oregon for 27 years. He started flight training in 1977 as a high school junior, eventually received his ratings and has flown steadily ever since, including stints with UPS and flying freight. He loves that he has a job in medical aviation with the same great crew for many years, and is proud of the program’s longevity and history. When he’s not up in the clouds, Lynn enjoys spending time with his family and going camping, boating and fishing, as well as training horses and trail riding.

Scot Groshong

Scot Groshong – Fixed-Wing Pilot
Joined the Team: 1992
Scot brings 24 years of aero-medical pilot experience to the AirLink team. He began his career as a flight instructor in Tacoma, WA, in 1984 and moved on to conducting Grand Canyon scenic flights out of Boulder City, NV. In 1986, he flew for SkyWest Airlines for several years, and eventually made his way to Central Oregon 20 years ago. In addition to loving the challenges of flying, Scot also enjoys spending time with his family, working on home renovation projects and running his lawn maintenance business.

Carl Natter

Carl Natter – Lead Fixed-Wing Pilot
Joined the Team: 1999
In 1994, Carl started his flight training at the Oakland (California) airport and also earned a bachelor’s degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He initially worked as a flight instructor prior to being hired by a cargo company to fly UPS shipments between Central Oregon and Portland. Joining the program back in the Air Life days, Carl feels strongly that his job makes a difference and is proud of his team’s skill and dedication to their patients. Living in Bend, he and his wife, Wendy, have two children and love to spend summers on the rapids and winters on the slopes.

AirLink CCT is a “DBA” for Med-Trans Corporation. All AirLink CCT aircraft and flights are conducted by, and operational control is exercised solely by Metro Aviation, Inc. Metro Aviation, Inc is a FAA Part 135 certificate holder and operator.