French born, Nicolas Winkel has more than 26 years experience in Aviation.
He started his aviation career in 1991 obtaining his professional pilot’s license in the USA.
Moving in 1993 to Russia he became the first western pilot cleared to fly for a major Russian airline located in Novosibirsk.
Afterwards Nicolas extended his pilot's experience flying different types of business jets. In the same time he co-founded one of the first Russian business jets operator, Jet 2000.
Nicolas actively provided aircraft acquisition assistance to numerous customers working with major aircraft manufacturers such as Dassault Aviation, Bombardier, Embraer and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft.