Air Tours is happy to introduce our flight instructors.
Our Chief Flight Instructor is Craig Miller, Craig has been working at Punta Gorda Airport many years so many of you may already know Craig. He is highly qualified CFI, CFII and MEI. Craig has been working for Western Michigan University the past couple years and brings the latest protocols and instructional training techniques for ground as well as flight.
Neal McConochie is a long time flight instructor and has added a wealth of experience to Air Tours. Neal is dedicated to the advancement of Aviation and providing the most advanced and safe instruction. possible. Neal is a CFI, CFII, MEI
Jeff is a highly qualified Instructor with many hours as a Flight Instructor in Indiana before Graduating from Purdue University and joining the U.S. Air Force! Jeff continued instructing for Legacy for Piper Customer Service in Vero Beach. Jeff will audit and oversee Standards and Aircraft logs. Jeff has CFI, CFII, MEI
Dick started RJM and provided lectures and expertise to many operators and EAA here and is well know by all of the Aviation Community! Dick is noT a full time instructor because he just accepted an appointment as Designated Pilot Examiner for the FAA. However, Dick has not given up on us and he continues to provide his expertise and advice to me and all the flight instructors here at Air Tours! We operate with his guided assistance and his expertise in Federal Regulations. Dick has CFI, CFII, MEI, A&P and DPE
I guarantee of all the Instructors listed above I am the lest qualified and it is a challenge for me to keep up with the Instructors we are so lucky to have helping. I try to keep the Flight Schedule Pro program and keep us within our scope and mission. I have a CFI, CFII in both Airplane and Helicopters, MEI and A&P