Who & where we are?
Kentucky Flight Training Center is ready to teach you to fly!
Jennifer Nelson, CFI, CFII is a career change pilot. Graduating from the University of Louisville with an accounting degree and working in the corporate accounting sector for five years, she found her true passion of aviation while flying to obtain her private pilot license. Since then, she completed her flight training at a part 141 school in Southwest Florida and is currently studying for a Masters degree in Aviation Maintenance through Embry Riddle. She is a UPS Flight Operations intern. Jennifer is Treasurer of both Women in Corporate Aviation International and Women in Aviation Bluegrass Chapter. She is excited to…
Mr. Ron Patrick
I love to fly!!
Tanner R. Love
Tanner grew up in Louisville Kentucky. He is a Graduate of Trinity High School, Class of 2013. He then attended college at Texas Christian University. He graduated with a BS in Political Science in May of 2017. Growing up in a family of pilots, Tanner always had a passion for aviation. In 2017 he began his flight training and instantly fell in love. Now as a CFI, he looks forward to sharing his knowledge and experience in aviation with his students to help them become well-rounded aviators.
Certified Flight Instructor. All flight training completed in the high altitude state of Colorado. Graduated from Metro State University of Denver with a B.S in Aviation and Aerospace Science. 1st place 2018 U.S. aerobatics Champion in Primary Category. Intern in Flight Operations Tech and Safety with UPS Airlines. I strive to promote safety in all aspects of aviation, on the ground and in the air. Long term goal is to be an international pilot for UPS Airlines.
Mr. Dale Crigger
I love to fly!
Jim is a Louisville native and long-time pilot who soloed in 1972 at the old Kentucky Flying Service at Bowman Field. A CFI since 1975, he has trained numerous pilots ranging from first-flight intro lessons to airline jet checkouts on the B-747. Jim has a passion for aviation and a strong attention to detail, traits that lend themselves to thorough training for his students with an emphasis on safety. He retired from UPS as a Captain on the MD11 after more than 30 years of service, flying both domestic and international routes, in March 2018. He holds an ATP with…
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company. First flown in 1955, more Cessna 172s have been built than any other aircraft. Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history. Cessna delivered the first production models in 1956. As of 2015 Cessna and its partners had built more than 43,000. The Cessna 172S was introduced in 1998 and is powered by a Lycoming IO-360-L2A producing 180 horsepower (134 kW). The maximum engine rpm was increased from 2,400 rpm to 2,700 rpm…