THE STORY OF P&N

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BONNIE ROTH

Expert Flight Instructor

Bonnie is a CFI, CFI-I, MEL, AGI, UAS, and a Gold Seal Instructor with over 7,000 hours. She is a passionate pilot with a great ability to relate to students with real-world flight experience! 

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JACKIE SEBETKA

Manager, VP

Jackie is P&N's VP and the fligh school manager at Marion. The owner, Cole Norton, is her son and she is proud to be a part of a family run business.  She is currently a student pilot and is passionate about aviation. 

DEREK HARSEN

Flight Instructor

Derek has over 7,000 hour in single and multi engine airplanes. His flight time includes thousands of instruction-given time as well as flying for charter companies and corporate flight departments. 

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TANNER RAU

Manager, Flight Instructor

Tanner is the Clinton flight school manager and is a CFI. He is very passionate about aviation and loves sharing his passion with others. He graduated with a degree in Aviation Management from University of Dubuque. 

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ALEX HAGGIN

Private Pilot, Dispatcher

Alex is a private pilot and he is one of our dispatchers. He is attending University of Dubuque majoring in Flight Operations and later plans to join the airlines.

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TERRELL BROWNLEE

Flight Instructor

Terrell has been a CFI at P&N for two years and holds COM, SEL, MEL, and INST certificates. Terrell has over 1,200 hours of flight time and extensive flight line experience.

SARA MUCH

Dispatcher

She loves aviation but plans to get her license in the future after college. She is studying Biochemistry at Kirkwood and later plans to be a forensic scientist. Her dad is a pilot as well. 

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JAN WALTON

Pilot Examiner, Instructor

Jan is a Commercial Pilot (SEL, MEL, RTC), Certified Flight Instructor (SEL, MEL, RTC, Instrument), Advanced Ground Instructor, Master CFI, NAFI 2006 CFI of the Year, & FAA Designated Pilot Examiner. 

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COLE NORTON

President, Flight Instructor

Cole is the president of P&N and loves sharing his passion for aviation with others. He holds COM, SEL, MEL, INST, RTC, and UAS certificates. He also is an advanced and instrument ground instructor.

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COREY WOLFE

Commercial Pilot

Corey bring nearly 10 years of line experience to the team and is a commercial pilot. 

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CHRIS BICKEL

Manager, Private Pilot

Chris is the flight school manager in Independence and currently holds a Private Pilot License and is working towards his Instrument and CFI.

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NIGEL MARIA

Commercial Pilot

Nigel is our business development coordinator. He holds his SEL, MEL, COM, and Instrument rating. He has a BS in Flight Science and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. 

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MALCOLM CLEOPE

Flight Instructor

Malcolm is a CFI-II & MEL who loves to teach and passionate about flying.  Previously, he was a missionary/bush pilot overseas, flying to various remote islands and grass airstrips.  Malcolm is a former college instructor and has extensive multiengine experience. 

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BENNY (AND THE JETS)

Airport Dog

He would stick his head out of the airplane window like the car we let him. He will be your co-pilot in exchange for any type of food or if you leave the airplane door unattended he might just jump in.