Meet Your Instructors!

Warren Benson

Chief Pilot - CFI/CFII/MEI

 

Wes Cauley

CFI

 

Wes joined us in April of 2020. He’s from the Baytown area and attended Texas A&M University in College Station ,where he also received his private pilot’s license. After graduating in 2018, he moved to Denver to pursue his commercial pilot training. When Wes isn’t flying, he enjoys hanging around his family and friends, spending time outside, and hunting and fishing. Wes’ goal is to become an airline pilot.

Dillon Dudley

Check Airman/CFI/CFII

Dillon started pursuing aviation in Central Texas after realizing that he wanted more out of life. After taking 13 months to earn a private pilot's license, he moved to Florida and earned Instrument, Commercial, CFI, and CFII in only 11 months! 

Addison "Addi" Hemphill

CFI

Addi is has been with us since December of 2019. Even though she comes from small town Anahuac, she's done most of her flight training here in the "big city" of Houston! When she’s not instructing, Addi also flies corporate part time throughout the Houston area. Her career goals include flying corporate aircraft full time and continuing her already successful teaching career.

Jay Heth

Check Airman/CFI/CFII

Jay has been flying for more than 30 years. He began flying as a hobby, but quickly discovered he was able to effectively manage construction projects across the United States by flying to job sites when the opportunity allowed. Jay decided to share his love of flying with others and completed CFI, CFII, AGI and IGI certifications. Jay enjoys teaching safe “old school" and "new school” technologies to students seeking to complete private, commercial and instrument ratings. In his time away from the airport he enjoys outdoor activities that include snow skiing, scuba diving and biking.

Jonathan Johnson

CFI/CFII/MEI

Patrick Sanders

CFI/CFII/MEI

Patrick has been around aviation as long as he can remember. His father became a pilot when Patrick was 5, and ever since then he has wanted to fly for an airline! Patrick started his flight training in 2018, and only 10 months later he began teaching! When he isn't flying, Patrick enjoys golf, playing basketball, or spending time with his son.

Austin Wenzel

Director of Operations - CFI

With more than 8 years of service in the Army, Austin is currently a military aviator who began his career as a Combat Engineer. Austin starting flying helicopters in 2016, and transitioned to flying airplanes and teaching not long after. His experience as a military aviator, commercial pilot, and flight instructor allow him to help others find their passion in aviation. Austin graduated from the University of Houston in 2018.

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