Dustin Dryden

Owner & Chairman

An aviation lover, Dustin Dryden, has been disrupting the business aviation industry for most of his career. After working as a demo pilot, Dustin Dryden gained experience selling Cessna and Schweizer Helicopters. He then owned a Cirrus and Hawker dealership, in the UK and Channel Islands growing a successful sales and leasing business across all makes and models.

As his next venture, he launched Hangar8 PLC in 2008, the first and largest ever publicly listed, London Stock Exchange, Private Jet operator with headquarters in the UK and fleet bases throughout the world. He exited Hangar8 Plc in 2015 at a market cap of over $200 million.

In 2013 came Volare Aviation, Dustin’s aircraft sales, refurbishment and management business. Volare prides itself as being one of the only global aviation businesses able to buy any Business Jet or Helicopter into stock within 7 days of valuation. Volare has FAA and EASA approved maintenance facility along with many other international approvals, for every aircraft manufacturer, an engineer training college, as well as a world-wide AOC and managed fleet of Bombardier, Falcon and Hawker aircraft.

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The hangar

Volare Aviation opens dedicated helicopter facility at London Oxford Airport

Volare Aviation opens dedicated helicopter facility at London Oxford Airport

Volare Aviation, the only private aviation company to deliver aircraft sales, charter, aircraft management, engineering and refurbishment under one roof, has formally opened a dedicated helicopter maintenance, management and refurbishment facility in Hangar 14, Bay 2, at its London Oxford Airport home. Read more →

WHAT DOCUMENTATION IS REQUIRED WHEN FLYING BY PRIVATE JET?

WHAT DOCUMENTATION IS REQUIRED WHEN FLYING BY PRIVATE JET?

You may not have to work your way through security queues or carry your suitcase down endless grey corridors to reach your departure gate, but some requirements, such as passports, remain exactly the same whichever way you travel. Read more →

HOW TO MAXIMISE PROFIT FROM YOUR INVESTMENT IN A JET OR HELICOPTER

HOW TO MAXIMISE PROFIT FROM YOUR INVESTMENT IN A JET OR HELICOPTER

Not everyone is fortunate enough to own a private jet, but if you are, the chances are that you won’t need its services on a day-to-day basis. There’s no reason then, why your aircraft shouldn’t generate a revenue source for you when you’re not the one on board. Read more →

Volare Aviation opens dedicated helicopter facility at London Oxford Airport

Volare Aviation opens dedicated helicopter facility at London Oxford Airport

Volare Aviation, the only private aviation company to deliver aircraft sales, charter, aircraft management, engineering and refurbishment under one roof, has formally opened a dedicated helicopter maintenance, management and refurbishment facility in Hangar 14, Bay 2, at its London Oxford Airport home. Read more →

WHAT DOCUMENTATION IS REQUIRED WHEN FLYING BY PRIVATE JET?

WHAT DOCUMENTATION IS REQUIRED WHEN FLYING BY PRIVATE JET?

You may not have to work your way through security queues or carry your suitcase down endless grey corridors to reach your departure gate, but some requirements, such as passports, remain exactly the same whichever way you travel. Read more →

HOW TO MAXIMISE PROFIT FROM YOUR INVESTMENT IN A JET OR HELICOPTER

HOW TO MAXIMISE PROFIT FROM YOUR INVESTMENT IN A JET OR HELICOPTER

Not everyone is fortunate enough to own a private jet, but if you are, the chances are that you won’t need its services on a day-to-day basis. There’s no reason then, why your aircraft shouldn’t generate a revenue source for you when you’re not the one on board. Read more →