Industry Veteran, Geoff Heck, Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Aero Centers

SAR Trilogy Management, LLC (“SAR-T”), the holding company of the Aero Centers portfolio of FBOs, today announced that industry veteran, Geoff Heck, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. As the newest and most experienced addition to the leadership team, Heck will manage and oversee Aero Centers’ FBO portfolio. “We are pleased to attract […]

Sharyar Aziz Announced As Chief Financial Officer Of Aero Centers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL: SAR Trilogy Management, LLC announces Sharyar Aziz as Chief Financial Officer of its Aero Centers fixed-base operators (FBO) business. Aziz reports to founders and co-CEO’s S. Michael Scheeringa and Sanjay Aggarwal and is responsible for leading all financial, accounting, information technology and procurement functions. Sanjay Aggarwal, co-founder and managing director of SAR […]

SAR Trilogy Management Completes Acquisition of Epps Aviation 

Aero Center Epps Atlanta PDK

SAR Trilogy Management, LLC has completed the previously announced acquisition of Epps Air Service, LLC, aka Epps Aviation. The business will be rebranded Aero Center Epps Atlanta as it joins the growing Aero Centers portfolio of FBOs.  “We believe that SAR Trilogy Management was the absolutely right choice of a buyer to take Epps Aviation […]

Aero Centers Adds Epps Aviation to FBO Network

Aviation holding company SAR Trilogy expands into the Atlanta market with purchase agreement for family-owned Epps Aviation We are proud to announce the acquisition of Epps Aviation at Peachtree Dekalb Airport. Epps Aviation FBO is a well-known and respected FBO was founded in 1965 and has been in operation for several decades. The FBO has been […]

Aero Center FBO Breaks Ground at Spokane International Airport

Aero Center Groundbreaking at Spokane International Airport

Aero Center will be opening a new $10 million FBO facility at Spokane International Airport Read the Original Article at the Spokesman Review While the Aero Centers Spokane facility is hoping to attract private airplane owners and private business back to the big airport, the history behind what’s called a “fixed-base operation” facility has its […]

Aero Center Wilmington Open for Business

Aero Center Wilmington FBO at ILM

PRESS RELEASE JUNE 13, 2022 Wilmington, NC (KILM):  SAR Trilogy Management, LLC announces its Aero Center Wilmington (aka “AC-ILM”) full service fixed base operation (FBO) is open for business effective today.   “Aero Center Wilmington will bring more aviation activity to ILM,” says S. Michael Scheeringa, founder and managing director of SAR Trilogy Management, LLC. […]

Ashley Udick Appointed General Manager Aero Center Lakeland

SAR Trilogy Management, LLC has announced Ashley Udick as General Manager of Aero Center Lakeland, its FBO complex at Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL). Udick is currently overseeing the construction of the company’s first FBO complex, which will open in late May 2021. Aero Center Lakeland is located midfield off taxiway A (for pilots) and […]

Lakeland Airport Inks New Deal With Aero Centers

Aero Centers, a new FBO aviation company, has signed a lease agreement for Lakeland Airport. A brand new facility will be opened by the Spring of 2023. The company plans to invest $6 million+ in the new facility, hangars and fuel storage. Read the Full Article on BizJournal

ILM Lands A Second General Aviation Services Provider

Aero Center ILM Hangar

Read the Original Article Online The New Hanover County Airport Authority approved at its Wednesday meeting a lease agreement with Marathon FBO Partners LLC to develop a new fixed-base operator on airport property, according to Gary Broughton, ILM’s deputy director. At the same meeting, the due diligence period was extended for the potential development of a gas […]

Group Wins Contract To Open New Wilmington FBO

Read the Original Article Online North Carolina’s Wilmington International Airport (ILM) will receive a second FBO after a group led by business aviation industry veterans Marty Hiller, Michael Scheeringa, and Sanjay Aggarwal won a contract after a request for proposal was issued by the New Hanover County Airport Authority. According to Hiller, who operates two FBOs at The […]

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Jeremy Epperson

“Jeremy is a true world-class leader in the aviation community,” said S. Michael Scheeringa, co-founder and managing director of SAR Trilogy Management.

His life-long passion for the industry and history of developing both people and markets made Jeremy the first and natural choice to lead Aero Centers.

Epperson started his aviation career in the United States Marine Corps, where he developed his leadership and passion to serve. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego, and is a commercial pilot with P135 experience. He has demonstrated his affection for the business with successful FBO leadership roles at Signature and Republic. 

Aero Centers will bring a level of professionalism and experience back to aviation communities,” added Jeremy Epperson. “Our FBOs demonstrate to the industry we are committed to first-class facilities with knowledgeable and experienced local team members with a passion for aviation. I am very excited to lead the team responsible for developing full-service FBOs and delivering customer-centric service to all aviation customers in a community. I had a vision for bringing passion, fun, and expertise back into aviation communities, just like it was 30 years ago. Aero Centers’ focus on full-service FBOs brings the dream to reality.

Jeremy Epperson

Sanjay Aggarwal

Aggarwal has over 25 years of experience in the aviation and hospitality industries. Aggarwal is a co-founder of SAR Trilogy Management. Previously until 2015, he was the CEO of Global Crew Logistics (GCL), a Miami-based travel management company specializing in the movements and accommodation of business aviation and cargo airlines’ flight crews. GCL doubled its EBITDA in a short two-year period under Aggarwal’s leadership. 

Between 2008 and 2013, Sanjay served as CEO of two commercial airlines in India – Spicejet (a private-equity-backed low-cost air carrier) and Kingfisher Airlines (a publicly listed full-service carrier). Under his leadership, Spicejet saw its first profitable year and increased its domestic market share from 7% to 12%. Prior to that, he served as COO of Flight Options LLC, one of the world’s largest operators of business jets. He and Scheeringa worked together to take Flight Options to profitability. 

Earlier, Sanjay worked in IT, strategy, financial planning and other roles at Marriott International and US Airways. He received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Nagpur University in India and his MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech. 

Sanjay Aggarwal is a co-founder of SAR Trilogy Management


Scheeringa has almost 30 years of experience in general and commercial aviation as an operator and supplier. Scheeringa is a co-founder and managing director of SAR Trilogy Management, an aviation investment and management company. Before he founded SAR Trilogy in 2015, he was the President and CEO of BBA Aviation Flight Support, which comprised Signature Flight Support, the world’s leading FBO network, and ASIG, a leading operator of commercial aviation fueling services. Under his leadership, Signature grew from 85 to 124 global locations, almost doubled in revenue and tripled profit resulting in the company outperforming the market in 65 out of the last 72 months of Scheeringa’s tenure.

From 2004-2008, Scheeringa served as CEO of Flight Options LLC, one of the world’s largest operators of business jets. He was responsible for the turnaround of the business taking it from a negative 20% margin to a positive 5% margin. Prior to that he spent 13 years at US Airways in officer-level positions in network and operations planning and as the head of the company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries. 

Scheeringa received his BS in Transportation and Logistics Management from Arizona State University. Scheeringa was a board member of the Central Florida Expressway Authority. He is a Past Chairman of the National Air Transportation Association and a private pilot.

Michael Scheringa Founder of Aero Centers