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About Us

Annuit Aerospace Corporation (AAC) offers consulting services across the globe under vertically integrated verticals. Our expertise is focused on aviation industry and related services.  Although being newly established, AAC stands tall with an accumulated professional experience that prevails over a century.

Commercial UAV and UAS technologies are the new frontiers with tremendous opportunity and exponential growth. Our focus remains on the advancement in this newer aviation vertical and we strive to stay ahead of the curve. AAC plans to invest into these new horizons to address the needs of our clients.

AAC is established to fulfill the needs of aviation business by providing solutions that relies on the flight safety, process enhancement, professional efficiencies, and technology advancement.

AAC brings seasoned aviation industry experience, along with profound command of pertinent methodology, skills and leadership. In addition, AAC relies on databases and case studies containing critical and important information of the aviation market, flight safety methodologies, advance technologies, and comprehensive solutions.

AAC operates with logical business approach to integrate communication between the key players and stakeholders within this industry and provide customized-integrated aviation management solutions. Our focus on operational surveillance and security management solutions.


Jacques Astre has over 31 years of service with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as an aviation safety inspector. He founded IASS, LLC, an aviation consultancy, in 2013. For 27 years he has served on general aviation, airline, and international aviation safety oversight assignments in over 50 countries. He has provided technical assistance to civil aviation authorities around the world. For 10 years he was an FAA IASA Team Lead conducting assessments in over 50 countries. During his career, he certified pilots, airlines and flight schools, investigated incidents and accidents, and conducted regulatory enforcement.

Mr. Astre holds Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Engineer, Flight, and Ground Instructor licenses issued by the FAA. He holds type ratings in the Lear Jet, Gulfstream II/III, Lockheed, L-1011, and the McDonnell Douglas, MD-11. He is also sea plane rated. Mr. Astre graduated Dowling College with a B.S. Degree in Aeronautics & Professional Pilot and holds a M.S. Degree in Human Factors Aerospace from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He currently provides training to FAA safety inspectors and to foreign aviation safety inspectors for ICAO. He is fluent in French.

Captain Suhail Baluch is an Air Force veteran and has been a part of the aviation industry over 30 years. He is strong team player with an emphasis to implement CRM (crew resource management programs). His focus remains on initiatives to pursue new ideas and challenges in line with vision and priorities of Flight Operations.

He is a seasoned aviator with a solid track record of Flight crew and Flight operations management experience. He has logged more than 14,000 accumulative flying hours as pilot in command for (P1) Boeing 777, Airbus 310, Boeing 737, Fokker 27 over 8,500 Hours.

Suhail has been instrumental in serving the airlines with his vision and aviation expertise. He has flown from Pakistan International, Qatar Airways and various other carriers. During his past aviation carrier, he has held key positions as, President Pakistan Airline Pilot Association, Chairman Cost cutting committee PIAC, Member of International Society of Air Safety Investigators, Founder Chairman of PALPA Institute of Aviation Management Sciences, President Wish foundation and an Air Traffic Controller. He currently holds ICAO ATPL P1 Boeing 777-200,300.

He holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration) in Aviation Management from University of Karachi and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aero Sciences from Air University.

Captain Chakar Shah is a seasoned aviation professional with over 24 years of flying experience as an Airline Pilot command on with on multiple equipment.

In addition of his flying experience he also brings extensive aviation management experience to our team. He has served Pakistan International Airlines in various capacities and help key positions like, General Manager Fuel Control, General Manager Brand Management, Special Advisor to Managing Director, Special Assistant to Deputy Managing Director (Training and Development), Special Assistant to Deputy Managing Director(Special Projects), Chief Administrator PIA Flying Academy. In lieu of his valuable services he has been award many recognition awards from the airline.

Captain Shah has over 10,400 flying hours with 2,556 hours Pilot in command hours. During his flying carrier he served as Captain A320, Captain ATR42/72 and First Officer Boeing 777,300-200, LR ,Airbus 300 B4,Boeing 737 300-800, Fokker 27 equipment’s. He currently holds A-320 Type Rating, ICAEO (Pakistan) and ATPL 1599.

Arshad Khan is a  Senior Business Executive with an accumulative professional experience of over 30 years with global firms including American (Fortune 500 – 1000). In his professional career he has been successful in developing highly skilled business teams that aligned business objectives with technology solutions.

He is a genuine leader focused on organizational building that is foundation for a profitable business operation.  His success is derived by focusing on clear objectivity, goal-oriented approach, diversity, corporate governance and security. He expertise also includes, agile business practice, robust project management methodologies, cost inefficiencies, continuous process improvement with change management, business systems integration. He is a firm advocate of elite customer service / deliverance, precise communication, functional training and retaining top quality people.

He has been a C level executive at CA Ventures for the last 6 years. Previously, he was National Vice President (FTS) for CBRE. In addition, he has held various Executive Management positions at Mesirow Financial, JLL- Jones Lang Lasalle.

Arshad graduated University of Berkley with a Bachelor of Science  Degree in Information technology. He has attended MIT Graduate Executive Training Programs in Technology Management / Business Leadership.