Owner and President
ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, Master Instructor, Gold Seal, A&P, CSIP, CFAI+, CE-525, CE-650, EMB-145, A-320, B737
As a graduate of LeTourneau University (Longview, Texas), Brandon Ray holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Science, with a minor in Business Administration. He is a Gold Seal CFI, CFII, MEI, and AGI, as well as an A&P Mechanic. Brandon is certified as an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) with 5 PIC jet type ratings, and is a 4-time Master Instructor.
John Hollingshead III
Commercial Pilot, CFI, CFII, MEI, CSIP
John Hollingshead is a Commercial Pilot, CFI, CFII, MEI, and CSIP with experience instructing Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, and Instructor students. John’s background in technology gives him an excellent understanding of the systems of Technically Advanced Aircraft, and his varied classroom and one-on-one teaching experience allows him to adapt his instructional technique to suit any learner’s personality.
ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, CL-65, B757, B767
Dave Giese provides flight instruction and pilot services for clients of HPA. He has experience in a wide variety of aircraft including nearly all Cessna, Piper and Beechcraft single and multi-engines as well as all Champion Aircraft types.