In 2008 Sun Valley Aviation Inc. was formed by a diverse group of investors to bring a new full service FBO facility to the Rio Grande Valley. Sun Valley Aviation Inc. provides high quality service and products to the Rio Grande Valley, Mexico and Latin America. Sun Valley Aviation Inc.’s team brings a wealth of knowledge and resources to the table but also a willingness and eagerness to make our standard of service second to none. Our team includes multiple commercially rated pilots and A&P mechanics with Inspection Authorization.


Patrick Kornegay (President) – Pat Kornegay began his career in aviation in 1974 when he began working as a commercial pilot. Since that time he has spent 25,000+ hours in the air flying heavy transports, agricultural aircraft, initial attack Fire Tankers, turboprop, turbojet and general aviation aircraft. In addition to his ATP license and all fixed wing instructor ratings, he holds an A&P mechanics certificate with Inspection Authorization. Pat also brings a wealth of knowledge on importing and exporting aircraft internationally.