Instructors

Alex Erker – Flight Instructor

Alex Erker

Flight Instructor

Mobile: (303) 550-2768
Email: Alex.erker@FrontRangeFlightSchool.com
Flight Instructor: CFI

Alex Erker grew up on a farm in Northeastern Colorado and began flying at the age of 14. Since then he has obtained his Commercial Pilot Certificate and become a Certified Flight Instructor. Alex graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a degree in Aviation and Aerospace Sciences and has experience as a contract pilot flying across multiple states gathering crop data with the use of infrared imaging.

Alex flies for pleasure whenever he gets the opportunity. He also enjoys traveling, camping, and playing the piano.

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Alex Toussaint - Flight Instructor

Alex Toussaint

Flight Instructor

Alex Toussaint comes to Front Range Flight School with 15 years of aviation instruction and knowledge. Alex is currently employed at the Aviation Department of the Metropolitan State University of Denver. He is the Lab Coordinator for the World Indoor Airport, managing all the aviation related simulators and equipment that is keep within the aviation department. Alex has an extended background in aviation being a chief pilot for a local flight school, a Part 135 On Demand Operation. He was also a corporate pilot for a local Denver company. His passion with aviation shows when he is teaching the art of flying to new and former students.

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Breydon Franklin – Flight Instructor

Breydon Franklin

Flight Instructor

Mobile: (720) 340-9223
Email: Breydon@FrontRangeFlightSchool.com
Education: Metropolitan State University of Denver, Bachelor of Science in Aviation and Aerospace Science
Certificates: Commercial Pilot – Airplane Single & Multiengine Land, Instrument Rating, CFI/CFI-I

Breydon Franklin is a Colorado native and first generation pilot. He began his flying career in February 2016 and obtained his CFI-I certificate in less than one year. Breydon Franklin is in his senior year at Metropolitan State University of Denver and is in the process of completing his Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation and Aerospace Science. He is in pursuit of becoming a professional pilot in the aviation industry.

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Brian Eaton – Flight Instructor

Brian Eaton

Flight Instructor

Mobile: (720) 982-7263
Email: Brian@FrontRangeFlightSchool.com
Education: Metropolitan State University of Denver, Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology
Certificates: Gold Seal CFI, CFII, MEI

Brian Eaton started flying as a child with his father, Burt, a Continental Airlines 737 Captain and has continued on to make a career of helping people learn to enjoy aviation in a safe and fun environment. While developing his teaching technique over the last decade Brian has come to enjoy building new relationships and sharing in the achievements and satisfaction his students feel with each milestone accomplished. It continues to be his pleasure to operate as Chief Pilot of Front Range Flight School where people can come together and be around like minded individuals who are passionate about aviation and work to help each become better pilots.
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Brian Haub – Flight Instructor

Brian Haub

Flight Instructor

Mobile: (832) 647-5241
Email: brian.haub@frontrangeflightschool.com
Flight Instructor: CFI/CFII

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Brian Grieve – Flight Instructor

Brian Grieve

Flight Instructor

Mobile: (303) 601-9803
Email: Brian.Grieve@frontrangeflightschool.com
Flight Instructor: CFI/CFII/Multi-Engine

Brian Grieve grew up in Evergreen, Colorado and has always had a great interest in the aviation world. He started flying in January of 2017 and has loved every moment of it. Since starting flying he has been able to obtain his Multi-Engine and Single Engine Commercial Certificates along with his Flight Instructor Certifications. Brian’s long term goal is to become an Airline Pilot and he plans to be an instructor to help him reach that goal.

Outside of flying Brian enjoys trying to stay outside and active as much as he can. When the time allows, he will be camping, hiking, or playing any sports that allow him to stay outside.

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Burt Eaton – Flight Instructor

Burt Eaton

Flight Instructor

Mobile: (720) 837-3929
Email: Burt@frontrangeflightschool.com
Flight Instructor: CFI/CFII/Multi-Engine

As a retired airline pilot, Burt has many years of experience, and is now able to fly as a hobby and help others achieve their dreams of flying as well. Burt has been type rated in the following aircraft: B-737, B-757/ 767, BA-3100, and F27.

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Frank Diehl – Flight Instructor

Frank Diehl

Flight Instructor

Mobile: (303) 949-5472
Email: frank@FrontRangeFlightSchool.com
Flight Instructor: CFI

Frank's passion for aviation began at a young age when his Uncle took him for his first flight in a small airplane. Among the many great aspects of flying some of Frank's favorites are the freedom, accessibility, and challenges present in every flight. Frank believes one of the most rewarding things about instructing is watching students work hard at a skill and then one day seeing the look in their eyes when it all comes together and they get it. Frank likes to teach by being patient and building the students understanding and skill to create a confident, competent pilot.

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Jorma Jennings - Certified Flight Instructor

Jorma Jennings

Mobile: (970) 396-4326
Email: jorma@frontrangeflightschool.com
Flight Instructor: CFI/CFII & Mountain Flying

Jorma Jennings has been working as a CFI at Front Range Airport since 2005. From that start, he has found great joy in working with new pilots and helping them achieve their flying goals. Jorma graduated from Embry-Riddle in 2007 with a Bachelors of Professional Aeronautics. When not flying, Jorma teaches people to use web-conferencing and eLearning software.

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Mike Dennis – Flight Instructor

Mike Dennis

Flight Instructor

Mobile: 720-257-2790
Email: Mike.dennis@FrontRangeFlightSchool.com
Flight Instructor: CFI/CFII

I started flying in 2007 as a full-time flight student. In 2008 I got my CFI rating and instructed for the next year. I also became a driver's ed instructor where I specialized in training autistic students. I am working to get into the airlines. I enjoy teaching and getting students to improve their flying skills.

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Rick McCullough – Flight Instructor

Rick McCullough

Chief Pilot/Flight Instructor

Mobile: (720) 280-7897
Email: Rick@FrontRangeFlightSchool.com
Education: Metropolitan State University of Denver, Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Science, Regis University Masters Degree in Management Science
Certificates: CFI, CFII, Multi-Engine, CFIMEI

Rick McCullough recently retired from United Airlines after 39 years of service with 23,000 accident and incident free hours. He worked as a Captain, Line Checkman and Aircraft Fleet Manager for United Airlines 727, 737, 747, 757, 767 and 777 fleet. He also worked as Chief Pilot for United Airlines Los Angeles Flight Office and as an Event Review Chairman for United Airlines Aviation Safety Awareness Program.

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Tim Sale - Mountain Flight Instructor

Tim Sale

Mountain Flight Instructor

Mobile: (303) 882-3659
Email: Tim@frontrangeflightschool.com
Certificates: Commercial, ASES, ASEL, AMEL
Flight Instructor: CFI/CFII/MEI, Mountain and Tailwheel Instruction

Tim Sale has been flying in the Rockies for almost 40 years. His first mountain experience was in a Piper J-3 Cub. The J-3 Cub is grossly underpowered and flying one in the mountains takes a lot of skill. Tim’s students come from all over the USA and Canada to learn how to fly in the Rockies. His approach is to teach pilots how to safely fly in the mountains, not just over them. Tim will develop your skills on how to extract the maximum performance from your aircraft and use the terrain conditions in the mountains to their greatest extent.

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Travis Weidemann - Certified Flight Instructor

Travis Weidemann

Mobile: (303) 330-5430
Email: travis@frontrangeflightschool.com
Flight Instructor: CFI & CFII

As long as I can remember I have been interested in flying. As a kid, my dad would take me to watch planes at the old Stapleton Airport. Although my dad is not into aviation himself, I know he is the reason I am because of that. I attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and obtained a Bachelors of Science in Aviation technology, meanwhile doing my flight training at the same time at Rocky Mountain Metro Airport. In June 2016 I obtained my CFI and CFII, and have been enjoying instructing since bring brought on at Front Range Flight school. I have always dreamed of becoming an airline pilot one day so I’m excited to see where my career takes me from here!

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Wade Wood – Flight Instructor

Wade Wood

Flight Instructor

Mobile: (303)931-1720
Email: Wade@frontrangeflightschool.com
Education: B.S. Business Administration, University of Northern Colorado
Certificates: Commercial
Flight Instructor: CFI/CFII

Wade Wood first received his pilot license back in 1978. Over the course of the next two years he received his commercial license, instrument rating and his instructor rating. Wade then worked as an air traffic controller for the next twenty-five years at the Denver AARTC (Denver Center). After retiring in 2007, Wade decided to return to flight instruction and received his Instrument Instructor rating. Wade Wood holds ASEL Instructor rating and Instrument Instructor rating.

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