Matt Hewlett also known as “Hewy” is the director of operations for Universal Helicopters Provo campus. Matt has been with Universal Helicopters since 2003. He completed his flight training at the Universal Helicopters Provo campus. Matt initially began his flight training as a “hobby” and quickly discovered he had a deep passion for Helicopter Flight. He made major changes in his life and career so he could devote all his time to embrace aviation and become a career pilot. Matt has a distinguished resumé holding an ATP Helicopter Certificate, Gold Seal Instructor, 135 Director of Operations, 141 Chief instructor, Designated Pilot examiner and 145 Repair Station Manager. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Operations Management. Matt was lucky early on and had opportunities to meet very affluent and well-respected individuals that mentored him and helped pave the way for him to quickly advance and develop as a Pilot, Instructor and eventually an Examiner.
Matt is happily married since 1998 and has 5 children and 3 grandchildren.
Matt loves the outdoors including motorcycle riding, fishing, hunting and working out with his wife. They also enjoy road trips and spending quality time together as a family.
Matts Goals are to focus on a healthy lifestyle and staying close to his family.