OUR TEAM

The Founder of CHI

CHRIS HOSFORD

CHI Aerospace Founder & Owner

CHI’s founder and owner, Chris Hosford, built CHI Aerospace in hopes of helping individuals pursue their aviation aspirations, and promote aerospace safety and education for everyone.

Flight Instructors

GREG CRAVEN

Chief Flight Instructor
CFI | CFII | MEI | B737 Type

“A mile of highway will take you a mile. A mile of runway will take you anywhere”

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MIKEY MCDONOUGH

Full-Time Flight Instructor

"I am incredibly thankful for the opportunity to share aviation with those around me and I can’t wait for what the future holds."

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SARAH MCCONN

Full-Time Flight Instructor

"The excitement of the hustle and bustle of the airport and then finally walking onto the airplane, finding my seat, and relaxing as I watched the world as it passed below me was exciting to me."

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JAKE GREENBERG

Full-Time Flight Instructor

“Sorry Goose, but it’s time to Buzz the tower!”

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ANDERS DACHSTEINER

Full-Time Flight Instructor
CFI | CFII

"The more I was able to learn and fly, the more I fell in love with aviation. I knew I had found what really made me happy."

Read more about Anders here

DERRICK CHOW

Full-Time Flight Instructor

Bio coming soon...

DAN SULLIVAN

Part-Time Flight Instructor

"Whatever the future holds, whether in an RV-12, PC-12, 737, or the 777, I am so thrilled to be on this journey and share my passion with the next generation of aviators."

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ROBERT SCOTT

Part-Time Flight Instructor 
CFI | CFII

"Growing up as a kid I was always fascinated with aviation and I knew that one day I was going to be a pilot."

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SCOTT FORTE

Part-Time Flight Instructor
CFI | CFII | CE-500 Type

Scott has been a part-time instructor at CHI for three years! On top of flying, Scott also works as a real-estate agent. 

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ROB BURRUS

Part-Time Flight Instructor
CFI | CFII | MEI | ATP

"Having spent over 27 years in the military with multiple deployments to all corners of the world- combined with my commercial experience- I am still amazed by the opportunities that exist in aviation"

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Managers & Dispatchers

TINA LAMONTAGNE

General Manager & Pilot

"Being able to see the world from that viewpoint and having the freedom to fly anywhere made me immediately fall in love."

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ELORA MCCUDDY

Operations Manager & Student Pilot

"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to learn from, and be a part of, such a kind and passionate community of instructors, pilots, and students."

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JOSEPH PALMER

Social Media Manager, Lead Dispatcher & Pilot

"My motivation to serve has taught me a lot about myself and what my passions are. The passion that tops them all, is my passion for aviation."

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KAMERON VIRKAITIS

Dispatcher & Pilot

"My first trip to the National Air & Space museum in Washington, D.C. as a kid opened my eyes to the incredible world of aviation that I quickly fell in love with."

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MICHAEL GORHAM

Dispatcher & Pilot

"Ever since my first flight, I’ve been hooked and I’m looking forward to advancing in my aviation career." 

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ZACHARY BUZZELL

Dispatcher & Pilot

"All it takes is a taste of being in the sky, and you’ll know if it’s something you’ll be hooked on for life."

Read more about Zachary here