Welcome aboard

Walter Aviation was founded in 2012 and offers a wide rage of services including private charters and cargo transportation. Locally owned and operated, we’re headquartered in Perry, IA, and can fly to more than 5000 destinations.

meet your crew

Jonathan Walter

owner/chief pilot (ATP/CFII/MEI/AGI)

Jonathan is qualified as a Certified Flight Instructor and Airline Transport Pilot with more than 3500 hours of flight time. Over half of that time has been spent giving instruction to beginning students and professional pilots. He also holds a Statement of Aerobatic Competency Card from the FAA with an 800’ low level waiver endorsement for solo aerobatics performances.

Gretchen Walter

administration/charter department

Gretchen serves as our dispatch control and handles the day to day administrative functions for Walter Aviation. Gretchen is also a fully certified commercial pilot and serves as a backup pilot as needed.

John Erickson

charter department

John is a native of Central Iowa and graduated from Iowa Central Community College with an Associates in Aviation Sciences. John is a flight instructor and commercial pilot for Walter Aviation.

Troy Lester

Sales & Logistics

Troy specializes in trip planning, logistics, and sales, and serves as Walter Aviation's point of contact for our customers and concierge services.

Be home in time for quick round before dinner.

our fleet

7 passenger

Beechcraft King
Air F90-N605EA

The King Air F90 offers spacious comfort for up to seven passengers and cruises at nearly 300mph making travel time throughout the Midwest fast and easy.

3 passenger

Grumman GA-7
“Cougar” N763WA

The Grumman GA-7 seats up to three passengers and can quickly reach hundreds of Midwest airports—an affordable way to get to your event and back home quickly.

Online Quote Request

Call us at (515) 465-3970
Email at info@charterdsm.com

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