Robbie Irons comes from a strong M&A and business aviation background. Having led the Africa aircraft sales business unit for ExecuJet Aviation Group (2008-2012) as Bombardier’s authorized representatives and later becoming independent agents for other OEM’s, together with offering pre-owned solutions to select clients in the territory. Robbie has had the benefit of visiting multiple aircraft OEM factories worldwide and has become passionate about attention to product detail, with safety and quality at the forefront of everything he overseas. His clients were VERY high profile businessmen of large successful corporate entities, Government officials, Presidents, Ministers, Air Force Units and HNWI’s in and around the African continent. Robbie Irons is well known in this territory for his aggressive business attitude and unfloundering ethical and transparent business acumen. He has also been intimately involved with all the leading financial institutions in the aviation industry (locally and internationally).
Irons Aviation (Pty) Ltd, was established end of 2012 to grow the industry even further and focus purely on aviation infrastructure projects on the continent.
In August 2012, he was awarded the lead aviation advisory consultancy appointment to develop and implement the first exclusive VVIP Fixed Base Operator (FBO) on the continent, based out of OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg). FIREBLADE Aviation was born in the latter part of 2013 and is now globally recognized as one of the most outstanding FBO facilities. Robbie Irons was duly appointed to the FIREBLADE Board of Directors in an advisory capacity (2013 to present)
Having been a close friend of Dr. Reza Mia for many years and suitably impressed by the steady progression of the design and neoteric technology applied to the Pegasus VBJ, having acted in an ad-hoc advisory role to Pegasus since inception. Effective 01 April 2019, Robbbie Irons became CEO of Pegasus Universal Aerospace to grow and develop the business into a competitive and dynamic global leader.