Mr. Bobby Smith is our Chief Flight Instructor. He also acts as our training program coordinator and project manager. Mr. Bobby Smith has over 30 years business experience, with 20 years of that as a flight instructor. Mr. Smith has owned Vidalia Aviation Services for over 15 years and has been a pilot since 1970. He has logged over 30000 hours of flight time, and over 12000 hours of flight instruction.
All of MidCoast Aviation Services’ flight instructors have been personally evaluated by Mr. Smith. All of our flight instructors are FAA certified flight and ground instructors. They are also required to maintain proficiency and are in continuous training programs.
We have Instrument Instructors and Multi-Engine Instructors available.
Travis Duncan CFI
Specialization: Private and Commercial flight instruction, rotary wing to fixed wing transition training. 2 years CFI experience with 400+ hours of instruction given.
Ratings: Commercial Airplane Single Engine Land and CFI Airplane.
Other info: Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) in the US Navy Reserve, Navy Surface Warfare Officer
Christian Rushing is our newest Flight Instructor based at Wright Army Airfield.
Mark Dement is the Assistant Chief Instructor at Reidsville. He is not only a fixed-wing instructor as well as a helicopter instructor. Mark has been a flight instructor since the 1980’s. He has trained pilots for the military as well as civilian.