About Us

Dan Howard Aircraft Sales, LLC was started in Tulsa, OK by Dan Howard in 1999.  Dan Howard is an accomplished pilot, currently flying a Gulfstream IV and V internationally.  Mr. Howard's love of aviation, and his business education have given him the staying power in a volatile industry.  Starting with one office and just himself, Mr. Howard has turned Dan Howard Aircraft Sales, LLC into a multimillion dollar company.  Dan Howard Aircraft Sales, LLC has become synonymous with honesty, integrity, and we pride ourselves on our repeat business and word of mouth referrals.  We also provide export assistance, aircraft refurbishment, ferry services, avionics services, and have a list of insurance approved pilots.  We can provide you with the right instructor, whether you need to get current or initial training.  Tulsa, OK is located in an aviation maintenance hub and is home of Spartan School or Aeronautics, as well as other well recognized aviation training facilities. 

We own two large hangar facilities and have access to overflow hangar facilities.  Our base is R.L. Jones, Jr. Airport, also known as Riverside Airport (KRVS), in Tulsa, OK. R.L. Jones, Riverside, is the fifth busiest general aviation airport in the United States.  We can assist you with travel arrangements if traveling to Tulsa International Airport, KTUL, or directly to us in South Tulsa at KRVS.  We have special rates at local hotels, so please let us know if you plan to visit us.  Dan Howard Aircraft Sales, LLC now exceeds sales of over 1,000 aircraft.  Please join us in buying, trading, or selling your aircraft! 

Meet the Staff

Dan Howard

Dan W. Howard - President

Dan W. Howard is an Oklahoma native and has been flying for three decades. He obtained a Bachelor's in Aviation Sciences from Oklahoma State University. He currently holds an ATP certificate, various type ratings, which include Cessna Citations and Gulfstreams. Dan Howard has flown emergency missions for state agencies, commercial airline operations, and flown cargo while previously residing in Alaska. Mr. Howard exceeds 8,000 hours of flight time. He is experienced in nearly all piston single and twin aircraft, tail wheel aircraft, King Airs, Cessna Citations, Gulfstreams, and a plethora of types of aircraft. Dan Howard also owns an aircraft instrument company, Visual Instruments, LLC. Contact Dan Howard via email at dan@howardaircraft.com.

Tuomas Martinez

Tuomas Martinez - Sales Associate/International Sales Lead

Tuomas Martinez is a Texas native, and attended college for aeronautical engineering in Texas. He moved to Tulsa, OK to attend flight training at Spartan School of Aeronautics. Mr. Martinez is fluent in Spanish and English, and holds Commercial, Multi, Instrument ratings. Mr. Martinez has over 2,500 hours in all types of aircraft, including agricultural, single and twin piston, and turboprop aircraft. He provides international sales services, ranging from export to international ferry pilot services. He is also experienced in the field of aircraft maintenance. Contact Tuomas Martinez via email at tuomas@howardaircraft.com.

Erika Swaim

Erika Swaim - Director of Operations

Erika Swaim has worked as Director of Operations for Dan Howard Aircraft, LLC since 2009. Ms. Swaim received a Bachelor's of Science in Business from Southern Nazarene University. She currently holds private and instrument ratings, and has 750 hours flight time. The majority of her flight time has been accrued during ferry trips for Dan Howard Aircraft, LLC. Ms. Swaim was formerly Vice President of Swaim Transport Ltd., Inc, and has a background in finance and DOT safety compliance. She also provides professional aviation photography, web, and print ad design. Contact Erika Swaim via email at erika@howardaircraft.com.



Daniel Fernandez

Daniel Fernandez previously worked in our Tulsa, OK sales office for five years. He graduated from Spartan School of Aeronautics, and currently has over 2,000 hours flight time in single and twin engine piston aircraft. Mr. Fernandez currently holds Commercial, Multi, and Instrument ratings. He is currently based in the Los Angeles, CA area, and provides contract sales assistance. He specializes in South American export sales, and is fluent in Spanish and English. Contact Daniel Fernandez via email at daniel@howardaircaft.com.






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