About Us

AIR Flight Training is your PA-46 Expert!

Safety is our top priority. That’s why AIR Flight Training focuses on detailed, scenario-based training for Piper Malibu, Mirage/M350, Matrix, Meridian/M500, Jetprop and M600 pilots. We arm pilots with the knowledge and experience to react in any situation.

AIR Flight Training is:

  • Insurance Approved
  • Train at Your Airport
  • Exceptional Value


INSTRUCTOR: Christopher M. Carmody

Christopher has been instructing pilots for nearly two decades in various aircraft models. He is a former demonstration pilot and regional director of sales of new Piper Aircraft for one of the oldest Piper distributors in the world. Christopher’s passion for aviation and thirst for knowledge drives his unending quest to make general aviation safer and aircraft training more enjoyable.






– Airline Transport Pilot Multi-Engine Land
– Commercial Single Engine Land & Sea
– Instrument Rated
– Beechjet (BE-400; MU-300); Falcon 2000, Falcon 20 SIC Type Rated
– Socata TBM 850
– Pilatus PC-12/47E (PC-12NG) current
– Certified Flight Instructor
– Instrument Instructor
– Multi-Engine Instructor
– FAA First Class Medical Certificate
– FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
– Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums Training (RVSM) completed


Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics majoring in both Aviation Science / Professional Pilot and Aviation Management with a Business Certificate from Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology at Saint Louis University.


6,300+ Flight Hours, 3,100+ Hours in P46T and the PA-46 Airframe and two decades of providing instruction


– 2012-2015 Kansas City Business Aviation Association Board (KCBAA) Member
– 2009-Present Industry Advisory Board Member, Parks College of Aviation at Saint Louis University
– National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI)
– Aircraft Owner’s and Pilot’s Association (AOPA)
– Malibu/Mirage Owners & Pilots Association (MMOPA)
– Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
– Seaplane Pilot’s Association (SPA)
– FAA FAST Team member


– 2014 Regional Certified Flight Instructor of the Year
– 2014 Master Flight Instructor awarded by the National Association of Flight Instructors
– 2009-2010 Leadership Academy Fellow, Parks College of Aviation at Saint Louis University
– 100% pass rate for flight student’s FAA check-rides for certificates and ratings
– Eagle Scout
– Former Marathon Runner