Hayden- Hayden is our in house DPE and our Chief Pilot. He received his pilots license in 2008, and has since then worked through all his other certificates and ratings here in Bend. He holds CFI, CFII, and MEI ratings and is our most experienced flight instructor with over 3,000 hours of instruction given. When not flying with his students, Hayden enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife and two kids
Josh is our Assistant Chief Pilot as well as our pilot for scenic tours in Bend and Sunriver. He currently holds Commercial Single and Multi-Engine ratings, CFI, CFII, as well as complex and high performance endorsements. After travelling for work for close to a decade, Josh decided to make flight instruction his permanent job.
Travis’s passion for aviation began as a child when he got his first ride in a Cessna 172. After earning his Private Pilot certificate at age 19, he joined the Army and served for six years as an aircraft mechanic. Travis then went on to attend Central Oregon Community College’s aviation program. Since that time, he has earned his Commercial Single and Multi-Engine ratings, CFI, CFII, and MEI, as well as complex, high-performance, and tailwheel endorsements.
Scott moved from Ohio to Central Oregon to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a pilot. Scott has been in the military for 18 years and is attached to the National Guard. He's a great choice for our students who appreciate a more structured approach to their training. Scott holds a single engine commercial rating along with his CFI. He also holds complex and high performance endorsements
Matt grew up on the east coast and was interested in aviation from a young age. Graduating with a degree in IT, and working in the financial industry in New York City, he was never satisfied working in an office environment. In 2009 he moved to Bend to be closer to the mountains. After taking up a career in public safety, working as a firefighter, EMT, and then in Search and Rescue, in 2017 he decided to follow his passion for aviation. He currently holds a Commercial Single Engine rating, CFI, CFII, as well as complex and high performance endorsements. When he is not at work you can find him climbing, biking, skiing, or just about anything in between.
My name is Cameron and I am originally from Encinitas, California. After high school, I joined the U.S. Coast Guard where I served 6 years as a Boatswain Mate. There, I was apart of countless search and rescue and counter narcotic missions. After the Coast Guard, I moved to Central Oregon to pursue my life long dream of becoming a professional pilot.