Meet the certified flight instructors based at our San Marcos, Texas, flight training school.

Creig Rice

Creig is a retired Air Force pilot with more than twenty years of F-16 flying experience and a track record for exceptional flight instruction. He directed the Air Force Training Command’s flight, ground, and weapons safety programs for more than eighty-two thousand people and 1,100 aircraft, and he also set policy for industrial, traffic, aviation, and explosives safety. His aircraft and pilot qualifications include F-16 Falcon Instructor/Evaluator, T-38 Talon Instructor, Mi-17 Hip Pilot, ATP, CFII, and more than 4,300 total flying hours.

Simon Baier

Simon completed his bachelor of arts in business and master of business administration at Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas, and then he started pursuing his real passion: flying. He attended Redbird ProFlight Academy, where he completed his Instrument Rating and Commercial Pilot License. He went on to attend American Flyers in Addison, Texas, where he completed his Certified Flight Instructor Ratings. He currently holds a Commercial Pilot License (ASEL/AMEL/ASES), and he is a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI/CFII). He also holds a high-performance, complex, and tail-wheel endorsement. He plans on completing his Multiengine Instructor Rating in the near future while he enjoys sharing his passion for flying with others.