Private Pilot, MD
Cody is a local East Texas emergency room physician whose job requires long hours but affords him a lot of time off to enjoy his passion for flying. Along with being a private pilot, he is also an aircraft owner. He enjoys sharing his passion for flying with anyone who is interested.
ATP, CSEL, CMEL
MEI, CFI, CFII
Ryne is currently a chief pilot for a corporate flight department flying a King Air 350. He has thousand of hours in hundreds of different aircraft. Ryne developed a love of aviation at a very young age which lead him to attend LeTourneau University to pursue a degree in Professional Flight. Ryne worked as an instructor for LeTourneau for a few years before moving into the corporate world. Along the way, Ryne has also worked as PA-46 insurance instructor, Ferry Pilot, managed aircraft, and been a King Air Captain at a 135 EMS operation.
ATP, CSEL, CSES, CRW, CMEL
CFI, CFII, MEI
Brandon is currently an Airline Pilot for Endeavor Airlines. Brandon learned to fly in college and joined the Army soon after and mastered many planes and helicopters as well. He served our nation in both Iraq and Afghanistan. After he returned home, he worked for American Eagle flying ERJs and Christus Medical Group as an air ambulance helicopter captain. Brandon is an exceptional instructor, and we're proud to have a distinguished veteran on the team here at Texan Aero.
CSEL, CMEL, CFI, A&P
Jimmy has been around aviation his entire life, being the son of a missionary pilot/mechanic. The aviation bug bit him at a very early age. Jimmy attended LeTourneau University where he earned both his A&P and Commercial Pilot licenses. Currently, Jimmy works as both a pilot and mechanic at the Cherokee County Airport. Jimmy enjoys precise flying, good airmanship, and breaking out of an overcast into the sunshine. Above those items though, Jimmy enjoys sharing his passion for aviation and is pleased to be able to do so as an instructor at Texan Aero.