Clay Lacy

Chairman, Lacy Aviation

Clay Lacy founded his eponymous company Clay Lacy Aviation in the 1960s as the first jet charter and executive jet management company on the West Coast, now distinguished as one of the most experienced operator of private jets in the world. Lacy has flown more than 300 aircraft types, logged more than 50,000 flight hours, and accumulated more miles flying jet aircraft than anyone else on Earth. Growing up in Wichita, Kan. – known as the air capital of the world – Lacy began flying at age 12.

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