Our instructors are chosen with special care. They demonstrate professionalism, enthusiasm, and the ability
to communicate effectively. They aim to provide you with personalized attention and to help you fly!

  • Ankur Hukmani   Big Chief

    New Orleans - Originally from New Delhi
    "As our Chief Flight Instructor, I am able to use my two passions, flying and teaching."

  • Emrick Laurent   CFI, CFII/Tour Pilot

    "I started flying as a child when I was 12 years old. I moved to the United States from France to pursue my career and passion for aviation. I can’t wait to share it with you!"

  • Tanner Matthews   CFI, CFII/Tour Pilot

    Orlando, FL
    "Any day is a good day to fly and have an exciting experience. My goal as an instructor is to give you the opportunity to go out and have your own flying adventures."

  • Kim Skaugvoll   Heli CFI, CFII/Tour Pilot

    "I always knew I wanted to be a helicopter pilot and have flown for some the best companies across the US. I’m happy to join NOAT&FT and help you see the best of New Orleans."

  • Timothy Dietrich   Instructor/Tour Pilot

    El Paso, TX
    "As a child, my dream was to become an aviator. Dreams do come true, and it would be a privilege to share that passion with you!"

  • Roy Maffe   Instructor/Tour Pilot

    New Orleans, LA
    "Flying is my passion! Come fly with us and let me show you the amazing views of New Orleans from above!"

  • Errol Terrio   A&P

    New Sarpy, LA
    "I takes great pride in my work as the staff mechanic. Reliability means taking the time to do it right the first time! There is no "cloud-side" maintenance available."

  • Jonathan Mauricio  CFI CFII MEI/Tour

    Midlothian, VA
    "Find a job you love and you won't work a day in your life. I went on a discovery flight and immediately knew I wanted to fly planes. Now, I’m an ambassador for aviation so I can show and teach others about the community I hold so dear. The sense of freedom and happiness flying can bring you is unparalleled."


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Our staff is here to help you enjoy your time with us, and become an excellent pilot!

  • Krystal Hukmani   Boss Lady

    New Orleans, LA
    "Nothing quite compares to seeing NOLA by air. The spectacular view from a different altitude combined with our crew's passion for flying and for this city we love sets us apart from common tours. Let us share the adventure. Come fly with us. It's Just Plane Fun!"

  • Brooke Rabon   Office Manager

    Des Moines, IA
    "Whether you want to see the city from above or want to learn to fly yourself, I'm here to get you off the ground. I'm ready to answer your questions and help you reach new heights!"

  • Sabrina Narcisse   Office Assistant

    New Orleans, LA
    "Being a support pro is something I was born to do. I’m here to answer questions and make sure you have a wonderful flight experience. I’m the wind beneath your wings!"

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