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, Matrix and Meridian pilots. We arm pilots with the knowledge and experience to react in any situation.

AIR Flight Training is:

  • Insurance Approved
  • FAA Industry Training Standards (FITS) Accepted
  • Train at Your Airport
  • Exceptional Value

ABOUT AIR FLIGHT TRAINING’S INSTRUCTORS

chrisINSTRUCTOR: 
Christopher M. Carmody

Christopher has been instructing pilots for over a decade 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 drive his unending quest to make general aviation safer and aircraft training more enjoyable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AVIATION EXPERIENCE:

– 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

EDUCATION:

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.

TOTAL FLIGHT TIME:

3,800+ Flight Hours, 1,550+ Hours in PA-46 Airframe and over a decade providing instruction

MEMBERSHIPS:

– 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)
– National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
– Malibu/Mirage Owners & Pilots Association (MMOPA)
– Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
– Seaplane Pilot’s Association (SPA)
– FAA FAST Team member

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

– 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
– Marathon Runner