South Carolina Flight Instructors


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Bud Coward – Aiken, Barnwell

Phone: 803-645-4806 Email: cubpilot47@gmail.com Credentials: ATP, CFI Years as a flight instructor: 40 Cities that you instruct in: Barnwell/Aiken

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Carla Mueller – Pelion

Carla Mueller – Pelion

I have been flying for the past 15 years, I have worked for the FAA as a Light Sport Aviation Safety Inspector, I have flown for the NCDENR as a Forestry Pilot in a C185, I flew the Grand Canyon as a tour pilot in Piper navajo’s, I flew for a Start up airline in Jetstream 3100s, and I flew for USA Jet Freight airways in a Falcon 20 Jet. Most recently, I flew for Bankair in their Mitsubishi MU2b aircraft out of Teterboro,NJ. Then they lost the contract about the same time when my mom had a severe stroke, so I became a FT caregiver for her. Now she is better, and I’m trying to go back to FT flying again. I am flight instructing in my own Cessna 150 aircraft out of Pelion Airport, SC 6J0, trying to grow that airport. Come on out and see me.

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Carroll Joye – Orangeburg

Phone: (803) 682-5177 Email: joyeavia@bellsouth.net Credentials: ATP asmel, ases; CFI-I asmel ases Years as a flight instructor: 42 Cities that you instruct in: Orangeburg

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Cecil Tune, Jr. – Greenville, SC

Phone: 864-907-8248 Email: cectune@gmail.com Credentials: CFI, CFII, CFIMEI Years as a flight instructor: 38 Cities that you instruct in: Greenville, SC (KGMU)

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Chris Minton- Lancaster

Chris Minton- Lancaster

Name: Chris Minton Phone: 803-718-2628 Email: flybuddy553@hotmail.com Credentials: CFI-CFII-MEI Years as Flight Instructor: 26 Cities that you instruct in: UZA-DCM-LKR Biography: 26 Years as a flight instructor in the northern counties of SC. Primary training thru multi add ons and instruments and IPC’s . All done in your Airplane. A/P and IA ratings as a mechanic helps make me help train pilots using experience of the whole Airplane. Have been Airport Manager and FBO manager at various Airports in the upstate....

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Daniel Ahern – Beaufort

Daniel Ahern – Beaufort

Recently reactivated (after retiring from engineering) CFI instructing with Anderson Aviation at KARW.
Over 1200 hours of instruction and over 3000 hours total time.

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Everett McMillian – Columbia & Charleston

Everett McMillian – Columbia & Charleston

Phone:  803-255-9545 Email:  everett_mcmillian@alumni.citadel.edu Credentials:  ATO, CFI-I, AGI, IGI Years as a flight instructor: 13 Cities that you instruct in: Columbia & Charleston Currently an attorney at law (General Litigator and Aviation Law) and former Airline pilot for a major...

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George Roberts – Camden, Sumter, Hartsville, Florence, Darlington

Phone: 803-229-2678 Email: mwatkins1@sc.rr.com Credentials: ATP, ASEMELheliRW, ASES, CFII, MEI Years as Flight Instructor: 51 Cities that you instruct in: Camden, Sumter, Hartsville, Florence, Darlington George Roberts worked for Professional Instrument Courses (PIC) for 9 years, Part 135, Chief Flight Instructor for 9 years for a FAR 141 military flying club, FAR 91 pilot for business enterprizes, air traffic controller 25 years, FAA Safety Counselor for 11 years, SAR with Civil Air Patrol, flown to Alaska 2 times, flown in Europe. BORN TO...

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H.B. “Wally” Wallace –
Beaufort, SC

H.B. “Wally” Wallace – Beaufort, SC

DELTA AIR LINES, Atlanta, GA – 1978-2005 2008-2013

Captain, DC-9/MD-88/B-727/L-1011/B-767/B-757
Pilot-in-Command – domestic 6500+ hours, international 2500+ hours

FALCON AVIATION ACADEMY, Falcon Field, Peachtree City, GA – Oct. 2006-2008

Part 135 Chief Pilot – responsible for all administrative and operational issues of the charter operation. After transitioning to DA-42s established training syllabus for new aircraft type added to charter certificate and managed the training of new pilots. Established framework for SMS program. Completed the FAA Online Op Specs training in OKC.
Certificated Flight Instructor – SE, ME & INST – Senior Instructor, instrument training, ATP training & new owner checkouts in DA40 & DA42. Developed DA-42 training presentation for other flight schools. Trained 4 new DA42 instructors in HSV.

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Hartsell Rogers – Florence, Marion

A pilot for nearly 40 years. More than 5,000 hours. Not looking to build time, just interested in helping folks get into flying.

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