JEFF UNDERWOOD - CERTIFIED GROUND INSTRUCTOR
Mr. Underwood is a FAA certified ground instructor and is completing his CFI to begin flight training with A-Cent. Mr. Underwood is a U.S. Air Force Veteran. We are excited to have Mr. Underwood join our team, he brings an enthusiasm for flying that is contagious!
CARY HANLON - OFFICE LEAD & DISPATCHER
Mr. Hanlon is a proud Certified Sport Pilot seeking to obtain his FAA Ground Instructor Certification and proceed on to become a FAA Certified Sport Pilot Instructor. Cary was a tool and cutter grinder for Continental Motors. Mr. Hanlon supports the CFI's, Maintenance and Management to ensure we are providing service over and beyond the rest!
JEREMIAH KELNER - COMMERCIAL PILOT
Jeremiah is A-Cent Aviation's Commerical Pilot and conducts its FAA Part 91 Tours. Mr. Kelner provides each romance tour or sightseeing tour with personal service with a smile. Mr. Kelner was a former U.S. Army Helicopter Pilot and is pursuing his CFI to being training with A-Cent. Jeremiah performs daily administrative duties as well as web development and marketing.
FRED BINGAMAN - INSPECTION AUTHORIZATION AND AIRFRAME & POWERPLANT CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN and SAFETY PILOT
Mr. Bingaman is our resident Inspection Authorization Mechanic. He is available at the flight school seven (7) days a week. Mr. Bingaman retired from Boeing and has been in the Aviation Industry for over 38 years. He has been an IA/A&P for over 16 years, and has been with A- Cent Aviation for nearly two (2) years. He has a wealth of knowledge about maintenance, federal regulations and keeps us flying safely!
SAGE FOSTER - CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
Mr. Foster is an A-Cent Aviation Flight Instructor. He flies students in all of our offered programs. As a Certified Flight Instructor, he specializes in the Sport, Private, and Commercial training.
JOHN NAYFACK - CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
Mr. Nayfack is A-Cent Aviation's Chief Flight Instructor and has earned his CFI, CFII and MEI. With over 36 years of experience, and as a former U.S. Navy Instructor Pilot, Mr. Nayfack now flies students in all of our offered programs. As a Certified Flight Instructor, he specializes in the Sport, Private, Commercial, Complex, Instrument and CFI training.
JAMIE SHEARER - CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
Mr. Shearer is a FAA certified flight instructor and has earned his CFI, CFII and MEI. Mr. Shearer is active U.S. Navy and has been with A-Cent Aviation for nearly a year now and has gone above and beyond to ensure our students are receiving the very best training he can deliver.
Mrs. Vigil is A-Cent Aviation's Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mrs. Vigil graduated from Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology and attended graduate school at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas in its Organization Development masters program. Mrs. Vigil has worked in the aviation field for over 6 years and in the corporate arena for nearly 18 years.
She has successfully guided and lead all A-Cent's endeavors and looks forward to a bright future and growth of our operations. "Our goal is to provide not only flight training but a flight experience. We pride ourselves with a passion for aviation and give each and every student personal attention. We strive to employ instructors that enjoy training students to fly and fly safely. A-Cent is Above the Rest!" Donnell J. Vigil, CEO
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First Coast Flight Center
9300 Normandy Blvd. Suite 503
Jacksonville, FL 32221
DESIRE FOSTER - OFFICE MANAGER & DISPATCHER
Mrs. Foster is an A-Cent Aviation's Office Manager and weekend Dispatcher. Whether it is answering a phone, scheduling a flight, or other administrative duties, Desire's can do attitude and work ethic are vital to our A-Cent's team.