Austin holds an ATP certificate and instructs primary, instrument, and commercial students in single and multi-engine, tail-wheel, and mountain flying.
He was first introduced to general aviation at a very young age and really got into it at age 18. Anyone can see that the enjoyment and gratification he finds in his work runs deep. Austin claims "As a flight instructor, helping others discover that same passion is what makes flying so much stinkin’ fun."
During the summer months, he and his beautiful and adventurous young family head north to Alaska.
Forrest holds an FAA commercial pilot certificate.
He instructs single engine land and sea, multi engine, and tailwheel. He grew up on the front range of Colorado, and is a 3rd generation commercial pilot.
Forrest has been flying floats in Alaska every summer since 2015, and works for a fishing lodge flying DeHavilland Beavers. He also flies a Cessna 180 for Dive Bomb Industries, as well as his own Piper Super Cub.
Forrest has been captivated by aviation since his early childhood, and loves sharing his passion with students and fellow pilots alike.
For Forrest, nothing beats the freedom offered by the open skies, and back country lakes and strips.
Will holds an ATP certificate, and instructs primary, instrument, commercial students in single and multi-engine airplanes, and has extensive mountain flying experience.
Will grew up in the Loveland area, and began flying in 1993. After a 20 year career in construction, Will left carpentry and began his second career in aviation. Along the way, he has flown long distance pipeline patrol, and then flew for SkyWest airlines. While he is currently a line pilot at Frontier Airlines, he has continued to share his passion for aviation with his students.
The joy of helping others achieve their aviation dreams is what keeps Will involved in instructing.
Kirk was born and raised in northern Colorado. He had a dream and desire to fly since he was a little kid. He started flying at 19 years old as a hobby, and as he progressed, he decided he wanted to turn it into a career and get paid to do what he loves!
He has owned a handful of small airplanes and has flown anywhere from Florida to Alaska and everywhere in between for fun!
Aside from flight instructing, he is also a cloud seeding pilot and training captain flying anything from light piston twins to King Airs in inclement weather conditions for weather research and cloud seeding operations.
Aviation is a huge passion of his and he loves sharing that passion with others!
Russ holds a FAA commercial certificate and instructs primary, instrument and commercial students in both single engine and multi-engine aircraft as well as mountain flying.
Russ started flying over 30 years ago and in that time, built up his current ratings. He loves to fly and after being in the Public Service industry for almost 30 years he started a second career flying in support of the State forest service; flying a Pilatus PC-12 for high altitude surveillance of forest fires.
He has owned a handful of airplanes from a Cessna 150 to Cherokee’s to a Super Decathlon. Currently he loves spending time, and working on maintaining a 1949 Ryan Navion.
He loves sharing his passion of flying with new as well as seasoned pilots and looks forward to helping all aviators with their goals surrounding flight and the beauty that it holds.
Tony Doran is a CFI, CFII, and MEI with nearly 13,000 hours, of which over 3,000 of those have been dedicated to instruction
Both at the GA level and at the airlines
He started with the airlines in 2004 and is currently a First Officer with United. Tony enjoys skiing, cooking, and travel.