Jeff PuckettJet Linx Denver
Before getting involved in the private jet industry, Jeffrey V. Puckett, veteran of the oil and gas exploration and production business, founded USAERO, LLC in Denver, CO in 1998. USAERO is well known as an aircraft sales company specializing in primarily new aircraft sales.
Jeff was a competitive, award-winning aerobatic pilot, and has represented Extra’s aerobatic line of aircraft for many years. USAero, LLC excelled as a reseller of Mooney, Aviat, Diamond, Waco, and Extra Aircraft products. In 2010, Jeff became the CEO of our Denver private jet Base of operations. Currently he is CEO and helps oversee the Denver Jet Linx office, heading up the delivery of our personalized private jet customer service experience.
In 2011, Jeff was elected Chairman of the Board for Wings over the Rockies Air and Space Museum after joining the board in 2007. He also serves as General Chair of the Wingspan Campaign Steering Committee. Jeff is a 2012 Inductee to the “Living Legends of Aviation,” alongside pilots such as Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, Bob Hoover, Neil Armstrong, John Travolta, and Gene Cernan. Living Legends is a group of aviation entrepreneurs, innovators, record breakers, industry leaders, astronauts and pilots. He is the first recipient of the Harrison Ford Legacy of Aviation Award, presented at the 2009 annual Legends of Aviation gathering in Beverly Hills, CA.
As a pilot, Jeff has logged over 6,000 hours of flight time in light aircraft, helicopters and jets. On Monday mornings, Jeff sets aside several hours to pilot his Bell 407 for his personal ministry called “Prayer One.” He provides helicopter rides over Denver for ministry leaders to encourage inter faith work in the region. To date, he has flown over 6,000 community and religious leaders, including opposing gang members, and has made a lasting, positive impact on the city where he grew up.
Jeff also joined as a volunteer in 2010 with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to provide use of his helicopter primarily for South Metro Drug Task Force and DCSO S.W.A.T. Team, allowing deputies to conduct surveillance, crime scene photography, marijuana eradication flights and S.W.A.T operational mission planning.