Ryan

Ryan – Ferry Pilot/Tailwheel Coach

Since 14 years old, Ryan has been flying airplanes and is one of the youngest Canadians to ever fly an airplane solo. Ryan completed an aerobatics course with a flight school in the Vancouver area in 2014, obtained his Commercial Pilot’s License in 2016, and purchased a nicely restored Piper Super Cub in 2017.  Ryan considers himself very lucky to have had one-on-one aerobatics training with both Luke Penner and with Patty Wagstaff in her Extra 300.  Ryan has a B.Sc. (Chemistry and Microbiology) and a B.Ed. from the University of Victoria, and is a strong believer in continuous learning and recurrent training to promote aviation safety.
 
Since most of Ryan’s experience was in tailwheel airplanes, he’s a very competent pilot and coach in conventional gear aircraft. Ryan is also currently in the process of obtaining his Class 4 instructor rating.

Why we are different

All our pilots and flight instructors have regular flying jobs in which they fly different airplanes ranging from a two-seater Cessna 150 at a flight school all the way to a Saab 340 at a regional airline. We have a combined experience in the thousands of hours of bush flying including on tailwheel and floats, flight instruction, real IFR and airline flying.  Our goal is to bring the best out of you and make you fly safer and confident every time you are in the cockpit. We are ready to spend the time and resources it takes to achieve your goals.