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2017 Flight Training Experience Award Winners2017 Flight Training Experience Award Winners

Best Flight School - National

SkyTrek Alaska Flight Training (AMR)                      
Anchorage, AK 

Best Flight School by Region                

Northeast                                                      
Take Flight Aviation (MGJ)                                          
Montgomery, NY                                                            

Southeast                                                      
FL Aviation Center (TLH)                                               
Tallahassee, FL                                                                 

Midwest                                                        
Blue Skies Flying Services & Pilot Shop (3CK)       
Lake in The Hills, IL                                                         

Southwest                                                     
Texas Flight Aviation (DWH)                                       
Houston, TX                                                                       

West                                                              
SkyTrek Alaska Flight Training (AMR)                      
Anchorage, AK                                                                 

Best Flight Instructor - National

Zoan Harclerode, Rocky Mountain Flight Training Center
Peterson AFB, CO

Best Flight Instructor by Region

Northeast
Robert Keleti, Republic Airport
Farmingdale, NY (FRG)

Southeast
Chris Dupin, Destin Flight Works
Destin, FL (DTS)

Midwest
Jim Fellers, Blue Skies Flying Services & Pilot Shop
Lake in The Hills, IL (3CK)

Southwest
Scott Campbell, Sierra Charlie Aviation
Scottsdale, AZ (SDL)

West
Zoan Harclerode, Rocky Mountain Flight Training Center
Peterson AFB, CO

Distinguished Flight Schools and Instructors

Distinguished Flight Schools by Region

Northeast
AeroVenture Flight Center (1B9)
Mansfield, MA

Air Fleet Training Systems (CDW)
Caldwell, NJ

American Flyers (MMU)
Morristown, NJ

Big Sky Aviation (MIV)
Millville, NJ

Bravo Flight Training (FDK)
Frederick, MD

Chesapeake Sport Pilot, LLC (W29)
Stevensville, MD

Energy Aviation (IPT)
Williamsport, PA

FCA Flight Center (FIT)
Fitchburg, MA

Harford Air Services (0W3)
Churchville, MD

Orlandi Flight Center (1N7)
Blairstown, NJ

Premier Flight Center, LLC (HFD)
Hartford, CT

Smoketown Helicopters (S37)
Smoketown, PA

Somerset Air Service (SMQ)
Sumerville, NJ

Southern Maine Aviation, LLC (SFM)
Sanford, ME

Valley Aviation Inc. (WBW)
Forty Fort, PA

Southeast
American Flyers (PMP)
Pompano Beach, FL

APS Flight School (HWY)
Warrenton, VA

ATP Flight School (800-ALL-ATPS) (LZU)
Lawrenceville, GA

ATP Flight School (800-ALL-ATPS) (DAB)
Daytona Beach, FL

AV-ED Flight School-Leesburg (JYO)
Leesburg, VA

Aviation Adventures (JYO, HEF, HWY, RMN)
Leesburg, VA

Centennial Aviation Academy (PDK)
Atlanta, GA

Cherokee Flight (CNI)
Canton, GA

Cirrus Aviation (SRQ)
Sarasota, FL

Curtis Eads Flight School (PVG)
Norfolk, VA

Dominion Aviation Services, Inc. (FCI)
Richmond, VA

Dragonfly Aviation (WDR)
Winder, GA

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (DAB)
Daytona Beach, FL

First Landings Aviation (X04)
Apopka, FL

Flight Training Professionals (ORL)
Orlando, FL

Harmony Air (JWN)
Nashville, TN

Holladay Aviation (CRG)
Jacksonville, FL

ICON Flight Training Center (TPF)
Tampa, FL

JLS Aviation, LLC (EZF)
Fredericksburg, VA

KingSky Flight Academy (LAL)
Lakeland, FL

Murfreesboro Aviation (MBT)
Murfreesboro, TN

Nashville Flight Training (BNA)
Nashville, TN

OpenAir Flight Training (JYO)
Leesburg, VA

Palm Beach Helicopters (LNA)
West Palm Beach, FL

Paragon Flight Training (FMY)
Fort Myers, FL

Pilot Training Center Homestead (X51)
Homestead, FL

Potomac Flight Training (JYO)
Leesburg, VA

Sterling Flight Training (CRG)
Jacksonville, FL

Stratos Aviation (GMU)
Greenville, SC

Sunrise Aviation (VQQ)
Jacksonville, FL

Superior Flight School, Inc. (RYY)
Kennesaw, GA

WaterWings Seaplane School (EET)
Alabaster, AL

Wayman Aviation Academy (OPF)
Miami, FL

Wayman Aviation Academy (HWO)
Hollywood, FL

Wings of Carolina Flying Club (TTA)
Sanford, NC

Midwest
Avel Flight School (DPA)
West Chicago, IL

Crosswinds Aviation (OZW)
Howell, MI

DCT Aviation, LLC (PTK)
Pontiac, MI

Illinois Aviation Academy (DPA)
Chicago, IL

Skill Aviation (UGN)
Waukegan, IL

Sportys Academy (I69)
Batavia, OH

St. Charles Flying Service (SET)
Portage Des Sioux, MO

Warsaw Flying Club (ASW)
Warsaw, IN

Windy City Flyers, Inc. (PWK)
Wheeling, IL

Wisconsin Aviation-Dodge County (UNU)
Juneau, WI

Southwest
Brazos Valley Flight Services (CLL)
College Station, TX

Destinations EFC LLC (RVS)
Tulsa, OK

Fox Aviation International, Inc. (16X)
Justin, TX

Sierra Charlie Aviation (SDL)
Scottsdale, AZ

Slipstream Aviation (RBD)
Dallas, TX

Soaring Club of Houston (89TA)
Waller, TX

The Flight School, Inc. (EYQ)
Houston, TX

US Sport Aircraft (ADS)
Dallas, TX

West
Above All Aviation (SBA)
Santa Barbara, CA

AeroDynamic Aviation - San Jose (RHV)
San Jose, CA

Aviation Facilities, Inc. (FUL)
Fullerton, CA

Bakersfield Flying Club, Inc. (BFL)
Bakersfield, CA

CP Aviation (SZP)
Santa Paula, CA

Du Bois Aviation (CNO)
Chino, CA

Executive Flight Institute (F70)
Temecula, CA

ICON Flight Training Center (VCB)
Vacaville, CA

Latitude Aviation (COE)
Hayden, ID

McAir Aviation (BJC)
Denver, CO

Northway Aviation (PAE)
Everett, WA

Rocky Mountain Flight Training Center (COS)
Peterson AFB, CO

San Carlos Flight Center (SQL)
San Carlos, CA

West Valley Flying Club (PAO)
Palo Alto, CA

Western Air Flight Academy (BJC)
Broomfield, CO

WINGS Flight School (VCB)
Vacaville, CA

Distinguished Flight Instructors by Region

Northeast
William Allen
Mansfield, MA (1B9)

Infazal Baksh
Schenectady, NY (SCH, BGR, BMX)

David Burton
Pittsgrove, NJ (MIV)

David Hall
Montoursville, PA (IPT)

Aaron Harrington
Frederick, MD (0W3)

Kyle Lacey
Caldwell, NJ (CDW)

Domenic Lafauci
Townsend, MA (EWB)

Harrison Martin
Millmont, PA (IPT)

Geoffrey Orlandi
Blairstown, NJ (1N7)

Jim Powell
Fitchburg, MA (FIT)

Ronald Semanski
Swoyersville, PA (WBW)

Brenda Tibbs
Frederick, MD (FDK)

Southeast
Maggie Broman
Deltona, FL (ORL)

Ed Cominsky
Orlando, FL (ORL)

Chuck Copley
Hilton Head, SC (HXD, AVP)

Raymond De Haan
Leesburg, VA (HEF, JYO)

Bob Garity
Leesburg, VA (JYO)

Ross Garoniak
Orlando, FL (ORL)

Bob Hepp
Fairfax Station, VA (HEF, TTA) 

David Herwig
Raeford, NC (2GC)

Todd Houchins
Panama City, FL (75FL, ECP)

Sarina Houston
Pittsboro, NC (TTA)

James Austin Kaminski
Culpepper, VA (HEF)

Veronica Ko
Gainesville, VA (HWY)

Jonathan Kotwicki
Sarasota, FL (VNC)

Barry Loomis
Hypoluxo, FL (LNA)

Daniel Miller
Haymarket, VA (JYO)

Jay Nabors
Cary, NC (TTA)

Anh-Thu Nguyen
Indianapolis, IN (PDK)

Rajiv Nowbutt
Pembroke Pines, FL (LNA)

Dimitri Partafyllas
Greenville, SC (GMU)

Jason Schappert
Ocala, FL (X60)

Todd Shellnutt
Lawrenceville, GA (LZU)

Jim Stover
Fredericksburg, VA (EZF)

Gary Sumner
Knoxville, TN (DKX)

David Thomspon
Lawrenceville, GA (LZU)

Jack Tunstill
Seminole, FL (SPG)

Giacomo Ventimiglia
Oviedo, FL (ORL)

Charles Welden
Alabaster, AL (EET)

Truman Whiting
Yorktown, VA (PHF)

Midwest
Jim Ader
Libertyville, IL (UGN)

Jeff Anderson
Hartland, WI (UNU)

Peg Ballou
Bucyrus, OH (17G)

Mike Biewenga
Arlington Heights, IL (3CK)

Andrew Dow
Quincy, IL (UIN)

Nick Loftus
St. Charles, MO (SET)

Scott Malcolm
Geneva, IL (DPA)

Greg Patchel
Kenosha, WI (RAC)

Joe Standley
Lake in the Hills, IL (3CK)

Mike Williams
Saint Marys, KS (MHK)

Joseph Zubay
Buffalo Grove, IL (C81)

Southwest
Tom DeYoung
Phoenix, AZ (SDL)

Norman Rathje
Willis Point, TX (76F)

Russ Roslewski
Oklahoma City, OK (PWA)

West
Susan Ballew
Redwood City, CA (PAO)

Mark Erwin
Menlo Park, CA (PAO)

Kelli Graham
Parker, CO (APA)

Mark King
Wendell, NC (SZP)

Marc Lee
Rcho Sta Marg, CA (SNA)

Anissa Mohler
San Jose, CA (RHV)

Jamie Patterson-Simes
(AMR)

Adam Peterson
Bakersfield, CA (BFL)

Christilyn Repp
Fairfield, CA (VCB)

Robert Spitzer
Seattle, WA (BFI)

David Werntz
Altadena, CA (EMT)

William Woodbury
Bakersfield, CA (BFL)