Who We Are
Rod Richeson, CP-ASEL, PP-ASES, A&P/IA, CFI, Owner
Rod has been involved in aircraft maintenance for 13 years, maintaining mostly 100 series Cessna's, with a few other models scattered in for good measure. Rod completed a 14CFR147 Aviation Maintenance School in lieu of using experience to test for his Airframe and Powerplant licenses. While in school Rod was successful in attaining multiple field approvals for his personal aircraft. Many of his projects in school were upgrades to his airplane; IFR GPS install, fuel totalizer, engine monitor, and other pieces in the panel. After successful completion of his A&P license, Rod began working with a local restorer of aircraft to gain additional knowledge of tube and fabric work. While working for this company he completed a full installation of the Dynon SkyView system in a E-AB aircraft. Rod is a Commercially rated pilot in addition to his A&P licenses. Rod added Inspector Authorization to his A&P license in 2021 and Certified Flight Instructor in 2023. Rod enjoys flying conventional gear aircraft, and doing off-airports ops.
Joshua Oord, CP-ASEL, CFI, CFI-I, A&P
Joshua is a Moses Lake native who started flying at Big Bend Community College in 2016 where he earned both his Commercial Pilot's License and his A&P mechanic certificate. Josh received his CFI and CFI-I ratings in the summer of 2022. Joshua enjoys sharing the joy of aviation through thorough, thoughtful training tailored to each individual student's interests and goals.
Ty Svancara, CP-ASEL, CFI, A&P
Ty is an Idaho native, and started his flying career in with his Private Pilot license shortly after graduating High School. Ty then attended Big Bend Community College for his Instrument rating and Commercial Pilot license. While studying for his IR/Comm Ty attended the AMT program at BBCC also. Ty added his Airframe and Powerplant licenses in 2023, along with his CFI. Ty enjoys tail-wheel and high performance aircraft, and currently flies a Aeronca Champ. In his free time Ty is pursuing a career in Aerial Application.