Jay Chavez

Head of Engineering


Jay’s journey began in the United States Marine Corps, mastering his technical skills on the F-18 aircraft. His passion for aviation later led him to explore the world of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), starting as a UAV pilot.

Gaining profound insight into UAV capabilities, he then transitioned into a UAV Flight Test Engineer, playing a pivotal role in testing and refining UAV systems. Jay’s dedication to innovation continued as an Autopilot Applications Engineer, developing cutting-edge autopilot systems crucial to modern UAVs. Now, as the Head of Engineering at Carbonix, Jay leads a dynamic team, pushing UAV technology’s limits.

Beyond engineering, Jay relishes outdoor activities, from kayaking to mountain biking and hiking, highlighting his adventurous spirit.