Chief Pilot and Director of Aviation
Council Member since 2015
Jeff Wofford is the Chief Pilot and Director of Aviation for CommScope, Inc. He joined the U.S. Navy after graduating from high school and served from 1975 until 1980. He began his flight training while still on active duty, receiving his private and commercial certificates, instrument and multi-engine ratings in eight months. After leaving active duty, Wofford continued his aviation training and received his CFI and CFII and began his professional career as a flight instructor andf worked for a local FBO as a flight instructor and Part 135 Charter Pilot. In 1983, he was named Chief Flight Instructor and was instrumental in developing an aircraft management business for the FBO. In 1984, Wofford went to work for CommScope as a first officer, flying a Learjet 25, 35, and a King Air B-100. In his years with CommScope, he has flown every model of Learjet and has been Chief Pilot and Director of Aviation since 1994.
Wofford holds a BS in Aviation Management, an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Type ratings for the Learjet series aircraft and Learjet 60. He also has LOAs for the North American T-28 and Lockheed T-33, as well as maintaining his CFI, CFII, and MEI. He has accumulated more than 12,000 of accident-free flying andis a member of the NBAA Safety Committee, the NBAA Professionalism Working Group, and the FAA Safety Team. He is also a FAASTeam Representative for Western NC.
Wofford was the 2013 recipient of the Eugene Cernan Aviation Safety Award presented by Bombardier Safety Standdown.