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These listings are submitted to the IAA by those who are offering their services. The IAA does not verify the content of the listings nor does the IAA accept any responsibility for any errors, misstatements or omissions in these listings. Anyone having a question about the accuracy of a listing should contact the person listing his/her services directly. The IAA cannot be an arbiter of any challenges or disputes.

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Garth Baker
702-201-0752
garthbaker1@gmail.com
Instruction Specialties Biennial Flight Review
Advanced Ground Instructor / Part 61 Certificates and Ratings excluding Instrument
Airplane Provided? No
Schedule Evenings/Weekends
Location Twin Falls Area
Kurt Becker
208 630 4331
the1KGB@gmail.com
208 315 2705
Instruction Specialties Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Single engine Sea, Amphib, complex, high performance, skis,
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule By appointment only.
Location Based at Sunrise Skypark (ID40) but can meet anywhere.
Retired Pilot/biologist with over 17,000 hours of flight time and over 3,000 hours of CFI time. Former Instructor, McCall Mtn and Canyon Seminars Have flown all over Alaska, Western U.S. and Canada since 1974 Have several aircraft available or can instruct in your plane. Specialize in quality, customized instruction.
Jeff Beers
(208)761-1219
learntofly.jeff@gmail.com
www.learntoflyidaho.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Back Country
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule 7 days a week by appointment.
Location Caldwell, Nampa and Boise
I am a full time flight instructor with almost 10 years of flight training experience. I love what I do and truly enjoy teaching others to fly.
Ken Couey
209 304 4874
kencouey@volcano.net
Hm 209 274 4060 - MESG
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Airports of interest in the Central Sierras
Airplane Provided? No
Schedule By Appointment.
Location Jackson, CA. ( Amador County - KJAQ ) Westover Field.
Jeffrey Fouche
2088185547
jeff.f@flylatitudeaviation.com
www.flylatitudeaviation.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Tues-Sat 8am-4pm or by appointment
Location KCOE Coeur D' Alene
I'm Chief Instructor for Latitude Aviation, KCOE's premier flight school. The school has a C150, C172, Aeronca Champ/L16B 90hp, and C170B for rent and instruction use. We also offer advanced training in our stunning AATD for primary and instrument students.
Amy Hoover
509-899-5178
alhoover@aracnet.com
www.canyonflying.com
Instruction Specialties Biennial Flight Review
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Specializing in tailwheel and back country operations. Experience instructing in all Cessna, Piper, Maule, American Champion, and other tailwheel aircraft. Possible use of 2009 American Champion Explorer if pilot has appropriate experience
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Idaho back country June 15 to August 30; Washington Cascades September 1 to June 1.
Location Idaho back country (MYL based,) or as arranged. Washington Cascades or other as arranged.
Former Idaho back country air taxi pilot - Amy has been giving back country flight instruction since 1991. Current owner of Canyon Flying, CFII with over 3000 hours dual given and 2000 hours Tailwheel dual given, over 1500 hours C180/185 time.
Hunter Horvath
208-946-1950
hunterairak@gmail.com
www.flynorthidaho.com
Instruction Specialties Tail Wheel
Back Country
Floats, straight & amphib; DHC-2 Beaver
Airplane Provided? No
Schedule Availability by request, please call or email.
Location Our home base is Sandpoint, KSZT. We can fly to your airport or grass strip in our Scout. We do trips to Central Idaho, Eastern Washington and Western Montana.
Our "under-construction" website is Flynorthidaho.com, please enjoy it. Safety, Learning and Fun are the basics of our instruction. Instrument instruction and BFR is certainly available, just not our "specialties" as above. We LOVE to make trips to Alaska combining instruction and adventure.
James Hudson
2088634835
flynjim@yahoo.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Back Country
High Perf Endorsement.Spin Training (Only C152/172)
Airplane Provided? No
Schedule Most Anytime, By Appointment
Location Boise, Nampa, Caldwell, Emmett. Other locations by arrangement.
I have 14 years of Back Country (BC) experience, and 12 years giving BC instruction. I'm an active CFI and the Membership/Safety Director for T-Craft Aero Club (www.t-craft.org). I have presented the annual BC refresher ground school for T-Craft for 12 years. I have taken training from the Challis and McCall Mountain/Canyon flying clinics. I have most of my experience in Cessna 182's. My BC training is limited to tricycle gear. I have flown into most of the popular BC strips, the most difficult being Cabin Creek. BC flying,camping, hiking and fishing are my passion.
Jason Hull
2088671066
hullpirate@gmail.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Airplane Provided? No
Schedule Anytime Upon Request
Location Treasure Valley, McCall, Southern Idaho
I have been a CFI for 16 years, a corporate and airline pilot for over 20, and have experience instructing in everything from a C-150 to Beech Premier Jet, King Air, PC-12.
Darin Hunt
(209)989-8604
airidaho@yahoo.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Tail Wheel
Back Country
All aspects of flight training basic and Advanced, including Commercial, CFI and CFII.
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule 7 days a week. Call, or e-mail for appointment.
Location Owner of Air-O-Drome Aviation based at the Caldwell Industrial Airport (KEUL). Online information available www.airidaho.com
I am an Idaho native with extensive experience in nearly all types of aircraft and runway environments. I thoroughly enjoy teaching the many intricacies of aviation, and seeing my students progress efficiently. I feel privileged to take flight, and the excitement of it never ceases!
Kenneth Larson
208 263-0326
ken@imaxmail.net
cell 208 304-1121
Instruction Specialties Basic
Instrument
Tail Wheel
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule By appointment. Also upset recovery training at 65S in Citabria
Location KSZT for Part 61 primary, private and sport pilot. At 65S for upset recovery training at Northern Air
www.pilottrainingnw.com
Paul Leadabrand
208-477-1318
kitfox.training@gmail.com
www.stick-rudder.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Kitfox-specific flight training and sales demonstration - for builders or buyers - to meet common-sense currency, proficiency, and insurance requirements.Turbo-charged tailwheel-configured AND nose-wheel Kitfox's available
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Year round All days - All hours. Prefer Email for contact - as we can more timely receive & reply, via satellite internet, when training in the backcountry.
Location Our Kitfox's are based in Boise, Idaho (BOI) - yet we'd be happy to bring the Kitfox to you, for training on your home turf. If traveling in from out-of-state or country - please see the web site, for hotel and travel logistics recommendations.
Stick & Rudder Aviation is the only factory-endorsed Kitfox-Specific flight training school in the world. Specializing in Mountain-oriented tailwheel flight training in NEW Big-tired, Spirited (turbo-charged), factory-built, Light Sport Kitfox's. We offer an "Accelerated" flight training program toward a Sport, Recreational, or Private Pilot license. Please review our web site for an extensive amount of information.
Lori MacNichol-Gregory
208-634-1344
admin@mountaincanyonflying.com
www.mountaincanyonflying.com
Instruction Specialties Tri-cycle, conventional gear/tailwheel, backcountry, turbine, and piston. Aviation safety training addressing off pavement landing areas that include side hills, doglegs, dips, and steep gradient landings within confined areas to minimize risk while flying in this unique environment. I give dual in every type of aircraft from twin turbines to piston from general aviation to military aircraft.
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Year round; email or call for scheduling.
Location Idaho and Utah backcountry. Flight school located on the field in McCall, Idaho. I have lived in McCall for 30+ years.
I advocate pilots use their own aircraft for dual flight instruction; rental aircraft are also available from my school. I learned to fly in 1981 in McCall, Idaho and became a commercial pilot flying as an air taxi pilot in the Frank Church Wilderness in 1989 and founded McCall Mountain and Canyon Seminars with the late Lyn Clark. McCall Mountain and Canyon Flying currently employs 12 CFI's that have collectively given over 75,000 hours of dual flight instruction in the backcountry.
Jeanne MacPherson
406-459-9408
jemacpherson@msn.com
www.mountainairdancellc.com/
Instruction Specialties Biennial Flight Review
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Emergency Maneuver Training,Spin and basic aerobatics
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Available year round: call or email for scheduling.
Location KHLN, Helena, MT
Jeanne MacPherson, Master CFI- Aerobatic, has been flying throughout the Northern Rockies for over 24 years. Jeanne is a former Chief Pilot with the Aeronautics Division, Montana Department of Transportation. Prior to working for the State of Montana, Jeanne was a freight pilot, and flight instructor. She is a commercial pilot and CFI-I with SEL, MEL, and SES ratings.
David Martin
208-830-8390
sanjuancfi@gmail.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Available upon request, as well as through the Ponderosa Aero Club of Boise
Location BOI based. Available for all parts of SW Idaho, from MYL to TWF to BOI.
Please find the Ponderosa Aero Club (http://www.ponderosaaero.org/) and see how they can make flying enjoyable!
Doug McFall
208-324-0011
djmcfall@yahoo.com
Instruction Specialties Biennial Flight Review
Tail Wheel
Jump pilot training.Insurance check rides.Pre Alaska training.
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Weekends
Location KTWF-KJER-Buhl
Club check outs for local flying clubs. Law Enforcement related flight training. Pilot since April 1972, CFI since July 1986.
Robert Patrick
208-549-0303
nx149tw@yahoo.com
208-315-3706
Instruction Specialties Biennial Flight Review
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Airplane Provided? No
Schedule Retired; any time.
Location Weiser or McCall
Backcountry experience in Alaska, Montana, Idaho, and Canada.
Bobby Picker
208-521-1446
ipilot1@q.com
Avcenter KIDA 208-523-8855
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Airplane Provided? No
Schedule Just about anytime I am not in the air already
Location KIDA
Leigh Smith
574-806-6661
Leighc46@hotmail.com
www.techflying.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Multi-engine, Glider
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Year around by appointment.
Location Based in Knox, IN, KOXI, many good practice strips at my base. Will instruct in the Idaho Backcountry in your plane. Flying to all the strips the plane is capable of performing in.
See my website www.techflying.com
Rich Stowell
805-218-0161
Rich@RichStowell.com
www.RichStowell.com
Instruction Specialties Biennial Flight Review
Tail Wheel
Spin, emergency maneuver, and basic aerobatic training.
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Summer months in Cascade/McCall, generally mid-June through mid-October. Other times weather permitting.
Location Home base is Cascade, ID (U70); other locations by prior arrangement.
As appropriate, emergency maneuver training can be provided in owner-supplied airplanes in conjunction with use of my Decathlon. Eight-time Master Instructor and 2006 National CFI of the Year.
Jerry Terlisner
208-859-7959
jtflys@live.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Airplane Provided? No
Schedule Anytime by arrangement.
Location Based in Boise, but can meet anywhere.
Instructor since 1989. Tailwheel owner since 1972.
Amanda Vansickle
541-450-4075
vansickleamanda@yahoo.com
Instruction Specialties Advanced Ground Instructor
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Variable
Location Oregon Idaho
Will come to your airport at your convenience for Ground instruction in preparation for FAA testing.
TIm Wilson
541-447-0475
TimWilson@Bergair.com
Tim@butleraircraft.com
Instruction Specialties Basic
Biennial Flight Review
Instrument
Tail Wheel
Back Country
Airplane Provided? Yes
Schedule Mondays thru Fridays , other days by appointment.
Location In Oregon, Madras and Redmond Oregon.
I have been Flight Instructing in central Oregon for over 11 years. I have over 6000 hours total time, and over 4000 hours dual given. I have a Cessna 170A, C-172, and C-150 available for instruction. My personal airplanes are a Cherokee 180D, a 135 Tripacer, and a 150 Pacer (the camping airplane).

Would you like to join our list of instructors? Click here for the application!

These listings are submitted to the IAA by those who are offering their services. The IAA does not verify the content of the listings nor does the IAA accept any responsibility for any errors, misstatements or omissions in these listings. Anyone having a question about the accuracy of a listing should contact the person listing his/her services directly. The IAA cannot be an arbiter of any challenges or disputes.

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