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2019 Flight Training Experience Award Winners

Best Flight Instructor - National

Christopher Kreske | Wayne Executive Jetport Airport (GWW)
Goldsboro, NC

Best Flight Instructor by Region

Eastern
Jim Stover | Shannon Airport (EZF)
Fredericksburg, VA

Southern
Christopher Kreske | Wayne Executive Jetport Airport (GWW)
Goldsboro, NC

Great Lakes
Mike Biewenga | Lake in the Hills Airport (3CK)
Lakes in the Hills, IL

Central Southwest
Howard Davenport | David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)
Houston, TX

Western Pacific
Kinsey Moss | Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA)
Phoenix, AZ

Northwest Mountain
David Novotny | City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS)
Colorado Springs, CO

Best Flight School - National

AeroVenture Flight Center | Mansfield Municipal Airport (1B9)
Mansfield, MA

Best Flight School by Region

Eastern
AeroVenture Flight Center | Mansfield Municipal Airport (1B9)
Mansfield, MA

Southern
KingSky Flight Academy | Lakeland Linder International Airport (LAL)
Lakeland, FL

Great Lakes
Spencer Aviation | Delaware Municipal Airport – Jim Moore Field (DLZ)
Delaware, OH

Central Southwest
Nationwide Aviation | Parker County Airport (WEA)
Weatherford, TX

Western Pacific
Sierra Charlie Aviation | Scottsdale Airport (SDL)
Scottsdale, AZ

Northwest Mountain
SkyTrek Alaska Flight Training, LLC | Merrill Field (MRI)
Anchorage, AK

Distinguished Flight Schools and Instructors

Eastern

Colin J. Fischer | Stafford Regional Airport (RMN)
Stafford, VA

Cynthia Manente | Manassas Regional - Harry P. Davis Field (HEF)
Manassas, VA

Dan Miller | Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO)
Leesburg, VA

Elias James Kontanis | Manassas Regional / Harry P. Davis Field (HEF)
Manassas, VA

Phillip G. Smith | Windham Airport (IJD)
Willimantic, CT

Robert James Hepp | Manassas Regional / Harry P. Davis Field (HEF)
Manassas, VA

Aaron Harrington | Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK)
Frederick, MD

Christopher Freeze | Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO)
Leesburg, VA

Jim Henry | Laurence G. Hanscom Field (BED)
Bedford, MA

Justin Eshelman | Richmond Executive-Chesterfield County Airport (FCI)
Richmond, VA

Raymond de Haan | Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO)
Leesburg, VA

Steve Bussmann | Manassas Regional / Harry P. Davis Field (HEF)
Manassas, VA

Tyler Jusko | Mansfield Municipal Airport (1B9)
Mansfield, MA

Southern

Brett Provinsky | Wayne Executive Jetport Airport (GWW)
Goldsboro, NC

Ryan Medford | Gwinnett County – Briscoe Airport (LZU)
Lawrenceville, GA

Barry Loomis | Palm Beach County Park Airport (LNA)
West Palm Beach, FL

Bruce E. Allen | Cherokee County Airport (CNI)
Canton, GA

Kelly “Brad” Wooten | Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU)
Greenville, SC

Brandon Gardner | Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)
Orlando, FL

Charles Welden | Shelby County Airport (EET)
Alabaster, AL

Jay Nabors | Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee County Airport (TTA)
Sanford, NC

Lance Larsen | Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport (CRG)
Jacksonville, FL

Surrendra Beharry | Palm Beach County Park Airport (LNA)
West Palm Beach, FL

Todd Shellnutt | Gwinnett County – Briscoe Airport (LZU)
Lawrenceville, GA

Great Lakes

Kathryn Robine | Ann Arbor Municipal Airport (ARB)
Ann Arbor, MI

Ambyr Peterson | Flying Cloud Airport (FCM)
Minneapolis, MN

Antonio Rodriguez | Airlake Airport (LVN)
Minneapolis, MN

Dylan Ward | Dupage Airport (DPA)
Chicago, IL

Gregory Patchel | Wittman Regional Airport (OSH)
Oskhosh, WI

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

John Boos | Waukegan National Airport (UGN)
Waukegan, IL

Keegan Starkey | Porter County Regional Airport (VPZ)
Valparaiso, IN

Pat Gaston | Indianapolis Executive Airport (TYQ)
Indianapolis, IN

Peg Ballou | Port Bucyrus-Crawford County Airport (17G)
Bucyrus, OH

Central Southwest

Samuel R McLaughlin III | Tradewind Airport (TDW)
Amarillo, TX

Charles Copeland | Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK)
Manhattan, KS

Jeremy Deckinger | Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK)
Manhattan, KS

Joe Near | Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK)
Manhattan, KS

John Winslow | David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)
Houston, TX

Robert Choate | Addison Airport (ADS)
Addison, TX

Russ Roslewski | Sundance Airport (HSD)
Oklahoma City, OK

Trevor Hall | Parker County Airport (WEA)
Weatherford, TX

Western Pacific

Andrew Peterson | Susanville Municipal Airport (SVE)
Susanville, CA

Shannon Hicks | Lake Havasu City Airport (HII)
Lake Havasu, AZ

Batelle Rachmian | Reid-Hillview of Santa Clara County Airport (RHV)
San Jose, CA

Emily Meldrum | Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA)
Phoenix, AZ

Evan Paraskevopoulos | Hayward Executive Airport (HWD)
Hayward, CA

Scott Campbell | Scottsdale Airport (SDL)
Scottsdale, AZ

Thomas de Young | Scottsdale Airport (SDL)
Scottsdale, AZ

Northwest Mountain

Joseph Kuberka | Polson Airport (8S1)
Polson, MT

Spencer B. Mamber | Centennial Airport (APA)
Denver, CO

Anthony Cirincione | Cheyenne Regional - Jerry Olson Field (CYS)
Cheyenne, WY

Jess Padden | Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)
Bozeman, MT

Eastern

Air Fleet Training Systems | Essex County Airport (CDW)
Caldwell, NJ

APS Flight School | Warrenton-Fauquier Airport (HWY)
Warrenton, VA

Aviation Adventures | Manassas Regional / Harry P. Davis Field (HEF)
Manassas, VA

Aviation Adventures | Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO)
Leesburg, VA

Aviation Adventures | Stafford Regional Airport (RMN)
Stafford, VA

Chesapeake Sport Pilot | Bay Bridge Airport (W29)
Stevensville, MD

Dominion Aviation Services, Inc. | Richmond Executive-Chesterfield County Airport (FCI)
Richmond, VA

FCA Flight Center | Fitchburg Municipal Airport (FIT)
Fitchburg, MA

Learn 2 Fly CT, LLC | Windham Airport (IJD)
Willimantic, CT

Ocean Aviation, Inc. | Ocean City Municipal Airport (OXB)
Ocean City, MD

Potomac Flight Training | Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO)
Leesburg, VA

Southern

Aviator Zone Academy | Miami Executive Airport (TMB)
Miami, FL

Atlas Aviation | Peter O. Knight Airport (TPF)
Tampa, FL

Cape Fear Aviation | Grays Creek Airport (2GC)
Fayetteville, NC

Cherokee Flight | Cherokee County Airport (CNI)
Canton, GA

Dragonfly Aviation | Barrow County Airport (WDR)
Winder, GA

Flight Training Professionals | Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)
Orlando, FL

Holladay Aviation | Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport (CRG)
Jacksonville, FL

MIL2ATP | Wayne Executive Jetport Airport (GWW)
Goldsboro, NC

Murfreesboro Aviation | Murfreesboro Municipal Airport (MBT)
Murfreesboro, TN

Nashville Flight Training | Nashville International Airport (BNA)
Nashville, TN

Pilot Training Center – Lantana Airport | Palm Beach County Airport (LNA)
West Palm Beach, FL

Stratos Aviation | Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU)
Greenville, SC

WaterWings Seaplane School | Shelby County Airport (EET)
Alabaster, AL

Great Lakes

Air Trek North | Airlake Airport (LVN)
Minneapolis, MN

Air Trek North | South St. Paul Muni-Richard E. Fleming Field (SGS)
South St. Paul, MN

Blue Skies Flying Services | Lake in the Hills Airport (3CK)
Lake in the Hills, IL

Eagle Aircraft | Porter County Regional Airport (VPZ)
Valparaiso, IN

Fargo Jet Center | Hector International Airport (FAR)
Fargo, ND

Jeff Air Pilot Services | Columbus Municipal Airport (BAK)
Columbus, IN

Skill Aviation | Waukegan National Airport (UGN)
Waukegan, IL

West Michigan Aviation Academy | Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)
Grand Rapids, MI

Central Southwest

Aviator Air, LLC | Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (GPM)
Grand Prairie, TX

Chickasha Wings, Inc. | Chickasha Municipal Airport (CHK)
Chickasha, OK

Code 1 Flight Training | Van Zandt County Regional Airport (76F)
Wills Point, TX

Flex Air | Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK)
Manhattan, KS

Mike’s Flying Service | Terrell Municipal Airport (TRL)
Terrell, TX

Oracle Aviation | Millard Airport (MLE)
Omaha, NE

Texas Flight Aviation | David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)
Houston, TX

Thrust Flight | Addison Airport (ADS)
Addison, TX

Western Pacific

Bush Air | Kidwell Airport (1L4)
Cal-Nev-Air, NV

North-Aire Inc. | Prescott Regional-Ernest A. Love Field (PRC)
Prescott, AZ

Pacific Helicopters | Hayward Executive Airport (HWD)
Hayward, CA

San Carlos Flight Center | San Carlos Airport (SQL)
San Carlos, CA

Travis Aero Club | Rio Vista Municipal Airport (O88)
Rio Vista, CA

Northwest Mountain

Aeromania | Cheyenne Regional - Jerry Olson Field (CYS)
Cheyenne, WY

Angel Aviation – Alaska | Merrill Field (MRI)
Anchorage, AK

Arctic Flyers | Lake Hood Airport (LHD)
Anchorage, AK

Peak Aviation Center, Inc. | City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS)
Colorado Springs, CO

Rocky Mountain Flight Training Center | City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS)
Colorado Springs, CO

Summit Aviation | Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)
Bozeman, MT