Instructors

Lynda Brown

Lynda Brown

Chief Flight Instructor, Class 1, Designated Flight Test Examiner for Transport Canada, Authorized Person

Lynda “mothers” everyone and loves to tell how women are easier to train as pilots than men.

Daniel Judge

Daniel Judge

Flight Instructor, Class 4

Daniel began flying in 2014 while working in Grande Prairie, before moving back to Nanaimo in 2017 and starting work with Vital Aviation. 

 

His Favorite motto: “Per aspera ad astra.” which translates to “through hardship to the stars.

 

 

 

Tim Wang

Tim Wang

Flight Instructor, Class 3

Tim began flying in 1986 in Toronto, Ontario and obtained his private licence in 1987. He received his instructor rating in 1989 and taught at Buttonville Airport until 1996. He changed careers to join the RCMP, retiring in 2017 and renewed his flight instructor rating in 2018.

His favorite motto:  “Better be on the ground wishing you were up there rather than being up there wishing your were on the ground!”

Jonathan Bloomquist

Jonathan Bloomquist

Flight Instructor, Class 4

Jonathan completed his Commercial Pilots Licence, Multi-IFR, Float Rating, and Flight Instructor Rating in the Lower Mainland and now lives and works on Vancouver Island. Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Jonathan has a background in Mechanical Engineering and Project Management but decided to make a change in 2015 and move to the west coast to pursue a career in aviation. He is a graduate of the BCIT Airline and Flight Operations – Commercial Pilot Program.

His favorite motto: “Onward and Upward”