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!
Meet Our Staff
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.
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