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Certified
Flight
INSTRUCTORS

CFI'S

MICAH BOWLES

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CFI, AMEL and ASEL commercial

900 hours total 52 hours in PA-23

Played basketball at Lindsey Wilson College

Completed flight training in Wichita, KS. Flight Instructor since 2019, previously instructed at Airgo International Flight school in Southern, IL Started instructing with Flight Club 502 in late summer of 2021 Favorite plane- cessna 150

AUSTIN COLLIVER

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 CFI, Commercial, and Instrument. Over 400 hours of flight time 

Played tennis at Georgetown College.

CAPTAIN

DEAN "DENO" RICE

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FC Volunteer since 2018

MA/BA University of Southern California Airline Transport Pilot/CFI CFIl: 12500 hours Pilot/Officer USAF: 1974-1994 T-37/T-38/KC135/Boeing 707/E3A

Assistant Professor of History and Flight Instructor: US Ar Force Academy Pilot: Airlines 1994-2015

Flight Engineer B747

First Officer: B727/B757/B767

Captain: A-300 Airbus

Adult Advisory: Scholarships & Young Eagles

GRAY BUCKHART

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CFI, AMEL and ASEL commercial

900 hours total 52 hours in PA-23

Played basketball at Lindsey Wilson College

Completed flight training in Wichita, KS. Flight Instructor since 2019, previously instructed at Airgo International Flight school in Southern, IL Started instructing with Flight Club 502 in late summer of 2021 Favorite plane- cessna 150

MATTHEW SUTHERLAND

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Matthew earned his Private Pilot Certificate through Flight Club 502 as a senior in high school. He attended Southern Illinois University where he earned the rest of his flight ratings and certificates. After graduating in May, he returned home to work as an instructor for Flight Club 502. He currently has 700 hours, and he’s planning to fly for Republic Airways when he hits 1000 hours. 

CAPTAIN

DEAN "DENO" RICE

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FC Volunteer since 2018

MA/BA University of Southern California Airline Transport Pilot/CFI CFIl: 12500 hours Pilot/Officer USAF: 1974-1994 T-37/T-38/KC135/Boeing 707/E3A

Assistant Professor of History and Flight Instructor: US Ar Force Academy Pilot: Airlines 1994-2015

Flight Engineer B747

First Officer: B727/B757/B767

Captain: A-300 Airbus

Adult Advisory: Scholarships & Young Eagles