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About our Company

Facility/Location Valkaria Airport 

Commercial aircraft hangar

6,400 square feet

Product Support

Additionally, ATG is a supplier of gas turbine components for both commercial and military operations. 

ATG houses one of the world’s largest GE J-85 inventories

Meet the Team

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Chris Larsen

President Aerospace Technology Group

CEO Larsen Motorsports

With nearly four decades of aerospace background, Chris Larsen has a lifelong relationship with the aerospace industry. He holds a degree in aerospace technology in applied science, an FAA pilot's certificate, FAA Part 107 Commercial UAS certificate, and FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certificate. Chris has substantial experience with electric, reciprocating, and gas turbine aircraft propulsion systems, as well as extensive experience with airframe design, maintenance, and repair. He has held maintenance, quality control, and management positions within the global aerospace supply chain, working with companies such as Textron Aerospace, the Cessna Aircraft Company, and Superior Aviation, along with other general aviation operators. Chris spent over 17 years in combined experience in maintenance, quality control, and management at Textron Aerospace in its Cessna Citation Business Jet Division. Furthermore, Chris possesses over three decades of engineering, maintenance, research & development, and prototyping experience with gas turbines, applied in various models for both racing and aerospace applications.

Gary Hamme


Business Development

Responsible for ATG Initiatives and Business Development. He collaborates with the CEO and President on company strategy and decisions, as well as client relations, to move ATG forward.

Gary served as a higher education executive with over 45 years of increasing responsibility in senior line and staff functions - a proven manager and team player with significant accomplishments in enrollment management, financial aid, marketing, communications, co-operative education, career management services, human resources and office administration functions with four major private universities (Drexel University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida Institute of Technology)  and an international accounting firm (Price Waterhouse & Co.).

Elaine Larsen

President of Larsen Motorsports

Vice-President of Aerospace Technology Group

Executive Director/Chairwoman of Blazing Trails

Elaine Larsen, a 2x world champion in jet drag racing, has 21 years of experience in the sport. The future holds limitless possibilities as she sets her sights on achieving even greater accomplishments. Elaine's dedication and drive ensure that her best days are still ahead..  In addition to her racing accomplishments, Elaine is a dedicated advocate for inspiring the new generation in STEAM careers. She took the initiative to establish Blazing Trails, a 501(c)3 educational outreach program, with the aim of guiding, inspiring, and supporting students in pursuing careers in STEAM fields. At 56 years old, Elaine takes pride in her achievements and the impact she has made in the racing and education communities. As the sole testing driver for Larsen Motorsports, she contributes to pushing the boundaries of high-performance vehicles through cutting-edge research and innovation in safety, aerodynamics, and materials.

Josette Roach

Vice President of Race Operations

Director Blazing Trails

With 12 years of racing experience, including two professional years racing jet dragsters since 2021, Josette Roach is a dedicated force in the motorsports industry. Her journey began with a family legacy in drag racing and the automotive finishes industry. She has made her passion a career, becoming the primary driver for the House of Kolor Jet Racing Team. Beyond racing, Josette is equally passionate about education and community impact. Graduating soon with a Bachelor's in nonprofit management, she actively contributes to Blazing Trails 501(c)3 Educational Outreach by grant writing to support their initiatives and participating in their outreach events. Her commitment extends further as she now holds the position of Director at Blazing Trails, inspiring the next generation to explore STEAM careers. As part of Larsen Motorsports and Larsen Industries, Josette leverages her expertise to create compelling videos, promotional content, web development, strategic plans, and so much more. Her dedication to both motorsports and STEAM education drives her to empower others to “shoot beyond the stars” and make a positive change in the world.

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