Robert Duncan had an active interest in aviation and the family business, soloing at age sixteen and becoming the president of Duncan Aviation at age 26.

Robert grew Duncan Aviation from a Learjet dealership into the largest family-owned aircraft support facilities in North America before handing over day-to-day operations to his son Todd in 2007.

Robert has participated in many different aviation organizations including The National Business Aircraft Association, the National Aviation Transportation Association, and the National Aircraft Resale Association.

He was recipient of the "Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award" at the 9th Annual Awards.