THE STORY OF P&N

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BONNIE ROTH

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! She contributed to the F22 project for 8 years at Rockwell Collins before starting flying herself. Bonnie's students have a 90% pass rate. She also flies corporate charters on occasion.

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JACKIE SEBETKA

Manager, Vice President

Jackie is P&N's VP and the flight school manager. She is very proud to be a part of a family run business.  She is currently a student pilot, airplane owner, and is passionate about aviation. Jackie was a senior project manager at a Fortune 500 for 20 years before joining P&N. 

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DEREK HARSEN

Flight Instructor

Derek has over 7,000 hours 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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Dustin Storjohann

Flight Instructor

Dustin is a CFI and is instructing full time at Marion.

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Luke Niemi

Flight Instructor

Luke is based at Marion and instructing full time. 

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Paul Armstrong

Dispatcher, Private Pilot

Paul Bear

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Julia Protexter

Dispatcher, Student Pilot

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Joseph VanHook

Manager, Student

Joseph is the Independence FBO Manager and student pilot.

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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. Jan is most happy when flying a helicopter with the doors off, but will happily instruct in airplanes as well. 

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COLE NORTON

President, Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Instructor

Cole is the president of P&N. He holds ATP, COM, SEL, MEL, INST, RTC, UAS certificate, advanced and instrument ground instructor. Cole specializes in instructing Commercial pilot students, Initial CFI students, and stage checks for P&Ns private pilot students. He is also an FAA Safety Team Representative and Cheif Pilot of the FAA approved 135 air charter certificate.

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Lucas Rinaldi

Airline Transport Pilot,

Flight Instructor

Lucas holds an ICAO ATP with 737NG Type rating. He is also a CFI with 3000 total flight hours. He has experience with banner towing and tailwheel airplanes.

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Matt Reed

Manager, Private Pilot

Matt is the Clinton FBO manager and a private pilot working on the instrument rating. 

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MALCOLM CLEOPE

Flight Instructor

Malcolm is a CFI-II & MEL who loves to teach and is 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 in the car if we would 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.