Owner and pilot Andy Bibber has over 35 years of flying experience and about 30,000 hours. Having grown up in Maine, Andy spent summers flying floats and winters on skis, hopping frozen lakes. After working as a cropduster, Andy flew for 20 years in Alaska, hauling people, freight, and whatever else they could stuff through the door of an airplane.
No BS here, Andy is one of the best instructors around. He’s passionate about what he does and loves to share his knowledge with those who want to learn. His team includes a crew of highly experienced and fun pilots who use a combination of years of technical experience and a positive attitude to create a fantastic learning experience.
Our highly experienced aviators will help you achieve your goal of becoming a private pilot.
Steve "Shaggy" Shulte
Steven “Shaggy” Schulte has been aviating since well before he could see over the panel of truckster, the Stinson Voyager. He became a licensed pilot in 1993 and has amassed over 4300 hours in a wide variety of over 60 different aircraft to include the Thunder Mustang, SNJ, N3N-3, Stearman, every Century Cessna, Lake Amphibian, Osprey, RV-4, RV-6, RV-8, and RV-10.. the list goes on.
Steve’s passion and specialty is in the flying and teaching of tailwheel aircraft. He enjoys sharing his experience with others in order to pass on his knowledge. He currently is the caretaker of a 1947 Cessna 120, two Pitts S1C and a Thunder Mustang.
Be it a tailwheel endorsement, Flight Review or just to get upside down in the SNJ or N3N-3, Steve will make sure you learn a lot while having a ton of fun!
He recently obtained his multi-engine rating and prides himself on not being douche like other instructors and brand-x flight schools.
Kristina's talents lie in getting you ready for the technical components of private pilot licensing, there's not much in the FAR AIM can't recite. Her expertise lies in modern technology such as ForeFlight.
Ledwith says, "I’ve been around aviation my whole life. Upon starting my flying journey, I immediately fell in love with it and the aviation community and dove into the deep end to earn my hours and ratings. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of overcoming a healthy challenge. My goal as an instructor is to instill a passion for safe, fun and rewarding flights."
Our weekend pinch hitter, Growing up watching the Reno Air races he has always loved aviation, especially radial engines. Murray earned his license about ten years ago, and has been flying ever since. Adventure Flight gave him the opportunity to fly classic cool stuff like the WWII Navy Biplane and the T6 a few years ago, now he gets to share the amazing wonders of flying vintage aircraft.