Our Team makes the difference

We employ a diverse team at North-Aire Flight Training to help our students get off the ground quickly and into the routine of aviation education. Beyond dedicated instructor pilots and excellent flight instruction, we offer support services to ensure that each student’s educational and life critical needs are served while training with us. Our employees work tirelessly to help you become the pilot you aspire to be.


Jason Kopscak
President & Chief Instructor

Dennis Henson
Director of Maintenance

Angela Mintzmyer
Student Services Manager

Lea Ann Prestia
Accounting Manager

Aaron Fargher
A&P Mechanic

Dan Schmit
IA Mechanic

Julie Bales
Operations Controller

Patrick Needham
Operations Controller

Michael Trovato
Operations Controller

Gary Medevielle
Operations Controller

Colleen Cox
Operations Controller

Justin Endres
Check Pilot

Reece Dunn
Flight Instructor

Daniel O’Brien
Flight Instructor

David Pickard
Flight Instructor

Michael James
Flight Instructor

Chris Diaz
Flight Instructor

Melvin (Fox) John
Flight Instructor

Robert Hancock
Flight Instructor