Mike McCracken is a native of Iowa and a graduate of the University of Iowa. Mike is a loyal Iowa Hawkeye fan thus the name of this site, Hawkeye, and his other love which is aircraft. Hawkeye Aircraft Acquisitions is the holding company for his private aircraft.
Mike started his aviation career while he was a sophomore in college. He has been in aviation since 1976 and has flight instructed, flown night freight, flown charter, corporate and was a demonstration pilot.
He is a 6000+ hour ATP pilot with three type ratings. His experience brings a practical versus theoretical approach to selling aircraft and the capabilities of the aircraft for your missions.
Mike worked for a major manufacturer for 30 years, and later started his own aviation consulting company developing several tools for helping people analyze aircraft options and usage including indexing used values for developing comparisons.
As of April, 2013 Mike started work with Embraer Executive Jets selling their large and ultra large cabin jets in the Southeast. For more information on the Legacy 650 and Lineage 1000 please visit www.embraerexecutivejets.com.