Lis Hendrickson

Total time exceeds 4000 hours.

Lis has a FAA Commercial certificate. She is also a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI/CFII) as well as a Platinum Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot. Lis is well known in the Duluth/Superior area and beyond. She specializes in advanced pilot instruction; instrument rating, commercial certificate, CFI certificate and Cirrus transitions.

Mark Sowl

Mark has been a pilot since 1975.  He is a retired US Marine Officer and a retired Captain, Duluth Fire Department.  He has been interested in aviation since his days as an enlisted crewmember on aircraft in Vietnam.  He currently is a Command Pilot in the Civil Air Patrol and an Aircraft Commander in the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Air.   He holds an FAA Commercial Certificate and is licensed as a CFI, CFII and MEI and was initially certified as a flight instructor in 1988.  Mark has been very active during the past four years instructing in various aircraft in the Duluth Superior area and has prepared numerous students as Private, Instrument, Commercial, and Certified Flight Instructor pilots in single and multi-engine aircraft.

Dan Mini

Dan Mini with Duluth Flying Club

Total hours exceeds 10,000 hours

Dan is a veteran with approximately 4000 hours flying with the AirForce. He holds a FAA Commercial certificate as well as a Flight Instructor with Instrument certificate and Multi-Engine Instructor rating. Dan is a graduate of UWS with a B.S. in sociology and history.

Collin Blair

Collin CFI in Duluth

Collin has an FAA Commercial certificate and is a Certified Flight Instructor with over 500 hours. He started flying in 2012 as a family hobby then later pursued aviation professionally attending the University of North Dakota where he earned a B.S. in Aeronautics.

Lauren Entringer

Lauren Entringer CFI in Duluth

Lauren holds an FAA Commercial Certificate for Single Engine and Multi-Engine Land Aircraft. She is a Certified Flight Instructor, CFII, MEI, and AGI. She received her B.S. in Aviation Science with an emphasis in Professional Piloting from Utah Valley University online while pursuing all of her flight ratings in her hometown of Green Bay, WI.

Flight instructors are welcome to apply.

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