Our Instructors


 

Richard Newman 

  • 16700+ hours of General Aviation and corporate flying
  • 4500+ hours as an aviation instructor
  • Airline Transport Pilot with Single- and Multi-engine Land certifications
  • Certified Flight Instructor for Airplane, S&MEL, and Instrument
  • Graduate Magna Cum Laude of Old Dominion University, M.S. Education
  • Graduate Magna party of University of Houston, B.A. Business Administration
  • 24 year career as officer in the United States Army (in Artillery, so speak loudly)
  • Proud father of a wonderful little girl who does not know she wants to be a pilot

Elise Mckinnon

  • 1500+ hours of Military and General Aviation Flying
  • 400+ hours as an aviation instructor
  • Commercial Pilot with Single- and Multi-engine Land certifications
  • Certified Flight Instructor for Airplane, S&MEL, and Instrument
  • Graduate of Liberty University, B.S. Aviation
  • Graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. Aerospace Engineering
  • 10 year career as officer in the United States Navy
  • Mama to the best little co-pilot ever!