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.
JAA CPL MEP MEIR ATP(f) CAA Fl(a) Fl(aero)
Stuart Jackson has a consuming passion for every aspect of aviation. His greatest passion is found in the joy that aviation brings to others and seeing how it brings people together. Stuart is a JAA Multi-Engine Commercial, Instrument, ATP(f) and CAA CFI with an aerobatics instructor rating. His wide-ranging knowledge of general aviation spans multiple countries.
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.
Nathan Biles plans to attend LeTourneau University after graduating high school in May, 2017. He will pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Flight with a concentration in Aviation Maintenance. Before heading off to college this fall, Nathan will work as an aviation intern at High Performance Aviation, LLC, learning the basics of general aviation.
Aircraft Sales Associate
Commercial Pilot, CFI, CFII, CE560, CE560XLS, KA90
Darrell has accumulated over 4,000 hours of flight time and has over 15 years of experience in Part 135 & Part 91 Flight Department Operations. He has functioned as both a flight instructor and commercial pilot. Darrell currently assists HPA clients with aircraft sales, acquisition, and consultation services.
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.