Jens Nerness

Jens grew up in Portland, OR and attended university in Walla Walla Washington where he began studying nursing. While in nursing school, he discovered his love of flying in an Intro to Aviation class he took as an elective. With excitement, he eagerly switched his...

Basil Sonin

While working as an Electrical Engineer for the government, Basil started flying airplanes around Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2014.  In 2019, he finished all of his rating through CFII in Colorado after taking a brief break from flying.   In his free time, Basil enjoys...

James Swiggart

James, a Colorado native, graduated from University of Utah where he studied Kinesiology.  After graduating, he moved back to Colorado where he reconnected with an old friend and flight instructor who quickly convinced him to experience his first flight.  Ever since,...

John Huntsman

John started flying in Walla Walla, WA in 1985 while attending Whitman College and got his CFI in 1987. Since then, he has earned his CFII-MEI-ATP. John has a broad range of experience in his vast career in aviation. He has 4,500+ hours, 500+ hrs actual instrument,...

Rob Lawton

Rob learned to fly in the Navy in the T-34C Mentor and later went on to fly SH-60 Seahawk helicopters. Since leaving active duty Navy, he joined the Colorado Army National Guard where he flew the UH-60 Blackhawk for 20 years before retiring in 2020. Rob also spent...