Our Instructors

Our top notch FAA Certified Flight Instructors include:

Leo LeBoeuf - Chief Flight Instructor- CFII

Leo Started flying in 1970 and earned his Private Pilot Certificate in 1971. Since then he has completed his CFII - Flight Instructor with Instrument, ATP single engine and Commercial Pilot Multi Engine. He has accumulated over 6200 hours of flight time with over 4600 hours of instruction given. He also is familiar with Technically Advanced Aircraft.  

 

His longest flight was from KMMV McMinnville OR to 7B6 East Windsor, CT in a Piper Archer.

 

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Howard Fields - Flight Instructor - CFII

While a grad student at University of Michigan (Nuclear Engrg) Howard received his Private Pilot License and Instrument rating. He now holds a Commercial and Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) and is a CFII in single and multi-engine aircraft.  He has flown aircraft from tail wheel to multiengine piston and Jets e.g. Lear 31As, Hawkers, King Airs, Citations, Barons, PA28-200R, C-172, PA23-250, PA-23-181, PA28-180, Mooney 201, and is type rated in CE-560XL.  He has flown real world flights, coast to coast in all types of weather. He has been teaching for many years and loves sharing his experiences and knowledge!

 

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Mark Butler - Flight Instructor - CFII

Mark's passion for flying started at a young age when he soloed at 16, earned his Private Pilot License at 17, his Commercial and CFI rating at 19, continued on to earn his instrument, MEL and ATP with an age waiver at 20!!  Mark had enjoyed 40 years with major airlines, 33 as captain!  He is type rated in a DC9, B737, B757 B767 and AB330 and has logged over 31,300 hours. He is a CFII/ SEL/ MEL.  48 years and still enjoy teaching!

Stephen Smith - Flight Instructor/Part Time

Original Founder of Future Flyers of CT in 2006! Retired CEO Aerosance/Continental Motors 2008 
Retired Engineer Hamilton Standard/UTC 1996, 46 years experience as a Flight Instructor CFII, ASEL, AMEL. Served as Flight Test Engineer on Lockheed’s Company L1011, guest pilot for NASA on FMS systems, Test pilot for HS/UTC on Automatic Prop system (C172) and V4000 Engine development (C340). Flown T33, L39,C340, C320,C310,B58, Seneca II, A36, SR20/22, PA28, PA1, J3, Extra 300 and more!

 

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