About Clay Lacy
Hershel Clay Lacy, widely known as Clay Lacy, is an American entrepreneur, pilot, business aviation executive, world-record setter, and pilot, known for his company, Clay Lacy Aviation and as an aerial cinematographer.
Clay Lacy Aviation, founded by Clay Lacy, was the first executive jet charter company based in the western USA. Hershel Clay Lacy has also worked as a sales manager at Learjet Aviation, famous among professionals in the entertainment industry.
Clay Lacy Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Clay Lacy's net worth?
Lacy Aviation CEO, Clay Lacy, has an estimated net worth of approximately $3.5 million.
How much does Clay Lacy earn per year?
Clay Lacy's exact annual income is not known.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Clay Lacy?
Clay Lacy stands at 6 ft 1 in (155 cm) tall.
How old is Clay Lacy?
Clay Lacy was born on August 14, 1932, in Wichita, Kansas. He is currently 89 years old and will turn 90 on August 14, 2022.
Childhood And Education
American entrepreneur, Clay Lacy, was born Hershel Clay Lacy on August 14, 1932, in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Clay Lacy built his first airplane model when he was five years old. Lacy flew his first actual airplane when he was 12 years old.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Clay Lacy's partner?
Clay Lacy has previously been married to Lois Lacy.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Clay Lacy is an American entrepreneur, known as the founder of Clay Lacy Aviation, an American business charter jet company founded in 1968. He is also known as a professional airline captain, air race champion, experimental test pilot, military aviator, and aerial cinematographer.
Clay Lacy's best-known works as an aerial cinematographer are for films 'Octopussy' (1983), 'Behind Enemy Lines' (2001), 'Top Gun' (1986), 'The Great Santini' (1979), 'Cliffhanger' (1993), 'The Right Stuff' (1983), and 'Armageddon' (1998).
Clay Lacy Aviation offers aviation scholarships for students from Southern California to encourage them to pursue careers in aviation through Flight Path Learning Center.
What awards has Clay Lacy won?
Hershel Clay Lacy was honored with various awards as a commercial pilot, including the Southern California Howard Hughes Memorial Award, Aero Club of Northern California Crystal Eagle Award, Seattle Museum of Flight Pathfinder Award, and Robert A. 'Bob' Hoover Trophy.
Other Interesting Clay Lacy Facts And Trivia
The August-born entrepreneur, test pilot, and cinematographer, Clay Lacy, was born in Wichita, Kansas. His nationality is American.
Clay Lacy was friends with William Powell Lear, a fellow aircraft entrepreneur. Lacy worked as a sales manager and pilot for Learjet aviation, which is highly popular among celebrities in the entertainment industry.
Clay Lacy has flown more aircraft types and competed in more air races than most commercial pilots. He is a world-record setter who has passed more than 300 aircraft types and has logged more than 50,000 flight hours as a senior captain at United Airlines.
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