Mike Harbison, Owner and Accountable Manager
Mike has been in the aviation industry for over 39 years. He started working in the family crop dusting business at the age of 14. He is an A&P mechanic with inspection authorization and also holds a pilot certificate with single-engine, multi-engine and instrument ratings. Mike also holds a type rating in the Aero Vodochody L-39. Mike has served as the Director of Maintenance for several FAR Part 135 charter companies including: Travel Lear Charter Services, Crotts Aviation, Silver State Aviation, Million Air OKC Aircraft Charter and Business Air Management. He currently serves as Director of maintenance for Oklahoma Aviation. Mike has attended many different engine, airframe and specialized area training courses over the years.
Bryson Pogson, Owner and Director of Business Development
Bryson has been professionally involved in the aviation industry for over 30 years. Bryson grew up around airplanes and went on to attend the University of Oklahoma’s aviation program. Bryson is an accomplished pilot holding ATP and flight instructor certificates with single engine and multi-engine ratings. He is type rated in several aircraft including: Learjet 20/30/50 series, Learjet 40/45, Citation 500 series, Hawker 125 series and the Boeing 737. Bryson spent 5 years of his aviation career as an aircraft dealer/ broker where he successfully transacted and managed many different aircraft of various makes and models. He also served 7 years as the Director of Business Development for a large, Oklahoma based dental service organization.
Curtis Morphew, Director of Maintenance
Curtis has over 41 years of aviation industry experience. Curtis began his career as a line mechanic at a small maintenance facility and worked his way up to a maintenance management position with AAR Oklahoma. He went on to join Mike Harbison to form a company that would eventually became TAS. Curtis has taken the opportunity to attend many different engine and airframe technical schools over his career.
Michael Harbison, Inspector
Michael has over 16 years of experience working and learning right alongside his father in the company business. Michael holds an A&P certificate with inspection authorization and is very integral in the daily operation of the repair station in his capacity as inspector and a lead mechanic. Michael has attended Citation Mustang, Learjet 60, Hawker 750, Challenger 350 and King Air 200 line maintenance courses. Michael is also level II NDT certified.
Ryan Morphew, Inspector
Ryan has been around aviation for over 14 years working and gaining knowledge from his father. Ryan has an A&P certificate with inspection authorization. Ryan plays a very important role with the company as he serves as a lead mechanic while also performing the role of an inspector. Ryan has been to Learjet 60, Citation 525 Series, Embraer Legacy 600 and King Air 200 maintenance schools while also being level II NDT certified.
Bob Rollins- Parts Sales Manager
Bob has over 30 years of aviation experience, specifically in aircraft parts sales and support for both corporate and general aviation. Bob spent 25 years as the owner of Dalton Aircraft Parts where he specialized in supporting both Cessna and Beechcraft parts. Bob has been trained in the transportation of hazardous materials. Bob has brought his vast experience in research and technical assistance to TAS in order to serve our valued clients.
Jeremy Michaels- Avionics Manager
Jeremy brings over 27 years of avionics experience to the team at TAS, including 10 years serving our country in the United States Air Force. Jeremy has also held roles from avionics line technician to various sales and managerial positions with several top companies before landing at TAS including Cessna's Citation Service Center in Wichita, Bombardier's Flight Test Center in Wichita and Continental Services in Mobile. He is very knowledgeable with today's modern avionics and is very adept at integrating them in to existing aircraft systems. Jeremy’s penchant for customer service stands at the ready to serve our customer’s avionics needs.