Blair Douglas – President
Envoy Jet was founded in 2007 by Blair Douglas. Blair started his aviation career in 1985 as a pilot and has accumulated over 12,000 hours to date. He has experience in a variety of aviation fields which include aircraft sales, acquisition and management, private and commercial operations as well as cargo and air ambulance services.
He sold his first business jet aircraft in 1996, a Lockheed Jetstar II to a company in Sharjah, U.A.E. Over the past fourteen years, Blair has acquired sales and acquisition experience with many different types of business aircraft including the Cessna Citation family, Bombardier Challenger series, and Gulfstream G150, G450 & G550.
Blair holds both a Canadian and Hong Kong Airline Transport Pilots Licence as well as his Canadian Commercial Helicopter Pilot’s Licence. He is type rated in more than a dozen different aircraft including King Air 200, Twin Otter Float, MU2, Learjet 35 & 55, Jetstar II, Citation I, II, V, Hawker 800, BK-117 Helicopter, Jet Ranger Helicopter, Hughes 300 Helicopter, Boeing 747-400 and is currently flying the 777-300ER for an Asian based airline.
Blair is also a certified aircraft appraiser with the National Aircraft Appraisers Association.
Nick Heard – Europe / Middle East Sales Associate
Nick started his aviation career in 1981 as a pilot with the Royal Air Force. He spent ten years flying the Tornado GR1 Fighter Bomber in both operational and training roles. He gained combat experience by flying more than 20 missions in the 1991 Gulf War, and retired in 1997 from the RAF with the rank of Squadron Leader.
Since 1997, Nick has been flying commercially. He has type ratings on the Dornier 328, Fokker 50 and Boeing 747-400 which he is currently flying as Captain within Europe, the Middle East and Far East.
Nick is a contributor to two highly respected UK-based aviation magazines, P1 Business Aviation magazine and Loop General Aviation magazine. He has flown flight tests and published articles on a number of aircraft including the Dassault Falcon 7X, Diamond DA42, and Cessna 400 Corvallis.
Nick is also a qualified flight instructor, and has now amassed a total of more than 10,000 flying hours.