Our Certified Flight Instructors
Chief Flight Instructor
Dave has been a Corporate Pilot for 4 years, Holds a type rating in a CE-650, CE-550, Former Instructor on the CRJ-900 for Endeavor Airlines. Experience in King Air and Other Turbine Powered Aircraft. CFI for over 6 years with over 450 hours Dual given. Owner of Both Single Engine and Multi-Engine Aircraft. Left Non-Flying career to pursue his aviation passion Full-Time back in 2010.
Assistant Chief Flight Instructor
Patrick retired from the Army in 2021 after 28-years of active service with the goal of sharing his passion for flight. As a former Army Ranger and UH-60 MEDEVAC helicopter pilot with more than 1750 hours, including over 600 hours flying in combat, Patrick brings with him a wealth of experience flying throughout the world in a variety of terrain and harsh environments. He is proficient in G1000 avionics, and actively volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol. Outside of flying, he enjoys volleyball, hunting, fishing, skiing, primitive camping and bushcraft.
CFI/I & MEI
Mason is a Flight Instructor, Multi-Engine Instructor and Single-Engine Sea Plane Instructor. 1500hrs total time, 900hrs Dual Given. 400hrs Dual Given in Tailwheel. Mason has been flying since 2015. His passions and experience include Alaskan Bush Flying, Multi-Engine Training, and Tailwheel transition training. He is now focused on accelerated Multi-Engine Ratings!
CFI/I & MEI
Scott retired from the Air Force flying T-37, T-38, and F15C aircraft. Scott currently works for a Major airline flying the 757/767. He also flies for a government contracting agency for the Air Force flying the L-159 as an Aggressor Pilot. Scott has flown more than 20 different aircraft and over 9000 hours of flight time. Scott has been an instructor for over 25 years.
A lifetime passion for flying became a full-time endeavor when Al retired from industry as manufacturing engineer and corporate quality leader. With over 3,400 hours, and 2,300 hrs. of dual given, Al is multi-engine rated, fluent in the G1000 avionics suite, and tailwheel qualified. Al has also reached the coveted status of Gold Seal Flight Instructor. In 2018 Al was awarded a Midwest Region Flight Instructor of Distinction by the AOPA. As a Wright Brothers Master Pilot, Al is working on his second half-century of safe flying.
A software engineer by trade, Mahbub is a passionate aviator with CFI, CFII, AGI, IGI ratings. He loves sharing the joy of flying with others. He is proficient with various aircrafts, G1000 and other popular avionics. Mahbub actively volunteers for Civil Air Patrol operation. He is also a FAA Safety Team representative for Minnesota. Outside flying, Mahbub enjoys skiing in the local resorts and the Rockies.