Cascade Jet Sales was formed in 2006 with a goal of providing outstanding and personalized customer representation in the exclusive sales and acquisition of turbine powered corporate and business aircraft for valued clients worldwide.
We specialize in the Cessna Citation product line, but also have a significant sales and knowledge history of Bombardier Jet products, Pilatus and the Beechcraft King Air product line.
Steve Callistini, the founder of Cascade Jet Sales, has an extensive and broad aviation background, having secured his airframe and power plant license at Northrop Institute of Technology in 1971. With an A&P and IA License he has conducted inspection and repairs on a large cross-section of single engine piston and light twin piston and turbo-prop, and jet aircraft. Steve, while at AAR Western Skyways, was factory trained in 300-400 Series Cessna twins up through the Conquest series aircraft and has experience in all models. He is factory maintenance trained in the Piper Cheyenne series aircraft and flown both Cheyenne and Citation aircraft.
Steve is Pratt & Whitney Canada Hot Section schooled and certified and has performed numerous hot section inspections on PT6-A and JT15D engines. In addition he has over 16 years of experience as Maintenance Director for a West Coast Part 91 corporate Citation fleet owner. Also, in the early 1980’s he founded and operated Sunset Air Maintenance, Inc., a Northwest aircraft maintenance and repair facility.
Steve, from 1998 – 2006 represented a Cessna Citation Authorized Service Center in Portland, OR, as the Citation Program Manager and for eight years helped establish and grow that FAA Part 145 Repair Station facility into a respectable and capable full service Citation customer oriented maintenance center.
Our customers appreciate that regardless if we are representing them during a sale, a pre-purchase inspection at a factory Service Center, a comprehensive record and logbook review, or just an aircraft valuation, there is a quiet confidence our client has knowing they are being represented by an experienced and knowledgeable organization that brings over 50 years of aircraft maintenance, management, pilot experience and sales to the table.