Triton Airways, LLC
Mission Statement"South Florida’s Premier Regional Air Charter Operator with world class safety and service ..."
With an avid interest in aviation and travel, along with other aviation investments, Robert Benyo and Dana Karl decided it was time to start TRITON AIRWAYS. Through their own, less then tolerable experiences with major airlines, their interests sparked and the desire to offer private air travel began. TRITON AIRWAYS is a South Florida Charter Operation and with Triton’s featured aircraft, the King Air 200, private chartered air travel is not only safe but affordable.
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An aviation professional with more than 20 years in the aviation industry, including owning and operating a flight school, FBO, land lease, and aerial advertisement businesses throughout the United States. Bob holds an FAA A&P and IA License and has worked as a mechanic for more than 35 years. Benyo has built his companies on a reputation of excellence in training, professionalism, quality, and service. Benyo has been a pioneer in the aviation industry for training by creating FAA Approved Curriculums which have been adopted by as "Industry Best Practices." Benyo was the first FAA approved administrator of both a Laser Grade Test Center and Sulvan Prometric Test Center in south Florida. Recently, Benyo expanded his business ventures in Southern Florida to include a six acre Fixed Base Operation with hangars and aircraft tie-downs. Benyo has transitioned his FBO company from a small rundown operation to a world class facility, quadrupling fuel sales and expanding services. Due to Benyo's vast knowledge of Piper aircraft, he is currently working through FAA approval to improve aircraft by publishing multiple Supplemental Type Certificates (STC).
Dana is a seasoned aviation veteran with over 20 years in managing operations and finances of various aviation related companies. Dana’s extensive history in marketing and sales has played an integral role in founding and transitioning a small single aircraft flight school into a world class, industry leading aerial advertising company operating over 20 aircraft. Dana has also led the successful acquisition of a leasehold company/FBO at North Perry Airport and developed this company from an unsophisticated, distressed business pumping under 6,000 gallons of AvGas per month into a full service profitable company pumping over 25,000 gallons of AvGas and JetA per month.
Srkal is an aviation professional with 10 years in the industry. While attending FSU, Srkal got his start importing numerous aircraft to the US and was a parts and service representative for Zlin Aircraft, an aircraft manufacturer based out of Czech Republic. After graduating in Multinational Business Magna Cum Laude with Honors Srkal joined the launch team of DayJet, based out of Boca Raton. Srkal lead the State and Local Government Affairs program and helped secure an incentive package totaling over $10 million. Srkal has extensive experience in strategic developments of FBOs in his work at DayJet, deploying over 70 "DayPorts" and "DayStops" across the southeast US. Srkal serves on FATA's Board of Directors, and has previously served on the PATA Board of Directors, NATA's Air Charter Committee, and Palm Beach's Business Development Board Aviation/Aerospace/Engineering Committee. Srkal is currently working as Director of Strategic Operations for Mr. Benyo’s multiple companies, managing growth, acquisitions, and strategy.
Mr. Minerva has been actively involved in Aviation Maintenance since 1983, and a Pilot since 1988 with over 8000 Hrs. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Has extensive knowledge in Air Charter Services as a Pilot and Mechanic Since 1999. Minerva Holds an Airline Transport Pilot Rating with a Cessna 500 Series Type Rating, and an Inspector Authorization with Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic Ratings. He serves as a mentor for aircraft mechanics and has trained many aircraft maintenance Apprentices who have gone on to lead successful careers in aviation. Mr. Minerva was the First recipient of the “Aviation Mechanic Safety Award”, from the Eastern Region FAA in 1999.
Mr. Schepacarter has been in the Aviation field for more than 50 years and has flown with airlines such as Continental and Altair. Charlie has flown impressive and historic aircraft such as the DC-9, DC-10, Beech 99, ND-262, 737 and the A300. Charlie also spent time as a ground instructor and check airman for the airlines and after his career spent over 10 years as Chief Pilot in the 135 charter world. Charlie’s history and experience has allowed Triton Airways establish effective and efficient training and operation practices while also raising the bar in aviation safety.
Lt. Colonel, USAF (Ret.) & Captain, American Airlines (Ret.) Began his impressive career at Florida State University Class of 1970. Burk served as a T-38 Instructor Pilot at Reese AFB until the summer of 1974. He was assigned as an Aircraft Commander in the KC-135 Minot, AFB until the fall of 1978. Col. Burk was selected to fly the U-2 aircraft at Beale AFB, completing over 175 successful operations before his transition to the SR-71 (Blackbird) in July, 1981, Flying over 75 declassified missions. In 1985 Col. Burk was selected to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, J-3, Joint Reconnaissance Center. In 1988 Col. Burk was assigned to be the Director of Air Force Technical Applications Center, at Patrick AFB, Airborne Nuclear Collections Division. In this capacity he coordinated multi-platform worldwide collection operations persecuting suspected nuclear events. From 1991 through 2012 Mr. Burk worked for American Airlines as a pilot in the Boeing 727, 757, 767, and 777. Mr. Burk then served AA as a simulator instructor in the 757 & 767 until 2015. In February 2015 Bill qualified in the PA-25 Pawnee as a banner tow pilot and has just joined Triton Airways flying the King Air. In his 40+ year career as an aviator, Bill has flown the lowest and slowest, to the highest and fastest, aircraft available. He brings a unique experience and expertise to our dynamic flying organization.