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Meet Our Team

Flight Instruction Pricing

Instructor Type Club Rate Walk-In Rate
Flight Instructor $60.00 $65.00
Assistant Chief Flight Instructor $65.00 $70.00
Chief Flight Instructor $65.00 $70.00
Multi-Engine Instruction $80.00 $85.00
Owner Aircraft Instruction $80.00 $85.00


Michael O'Neal

Chief Flight Instructor

Michael is responsible for the check out of all Certified Flight Instructors (CFI’s) at SkyBound Aviation. Michael, along with the other CFI’s, will check out a renter or student in any aircraft at SkyBound in addition to instructing and providing commercial piloting services. Michael’s other responsibilities at Skybound Aviation include oversight of aircraft maintenance and scheduling. Michael operates for Skybound Aviation through AV8 Inc.; Skybound Aviation purchased AV8’s assets September 2006.

Michael O’Neal has been in the aviation industry since 1976, and his ratings include commerical pilot with instrument rating, single engine land, multi engine land, flight instructor and instrument flight instructor. He has over 28,000 flight hours, of which 80% are in instruction. Michael has flown and instructed in single engine land, multi-engine land, complex, and high performance aircraft, and has been flying in the Atlanta area for over 35 years. His number is 770-377-2169 or Email Michael O’Neal.

Kerwin Day

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Kerwin is a career professional independent instructor. He is a CFII who can instruct and provide private pilot services. His ratings include commercial pilot with instrument rating, single engine land, multi engine land, flight instructor, instrument flight instructor, and atp. Kerwin has been flying for 40 years and about 75% of his hours are instructing. His number is 770-634-9301 or Email Kerwin Day.

You can also visit Kerwin’s website, K&M Aero Services.

Cindy Massey

General Manager/Advanced Ground Instructor/Flight Instructor

Cindy provides instruction for Skybound Avaition’s Ground Schools. On her first Instrument Ground School class every student passed and all were the highest scores of the testing center for that day.

Cindy’s ratings include Commercial Pilot, SEL, Instrument, AGI and she currently received her CFI and CFII ratings under the tutelage of Michael O’Neal. Cindy started flying approximately 6 years ago. Her number is 770-616-8048. Email Cindy Massey

Nathan Glasser

Full-Time Flight Instructor

Nathan is a full time flight instructor dedicated to seeing his students through from beginning to end. He has been flying since 2009 and instructing since 2012. He is passionate about aviation and wants to share his experience in aviation with others who wish to learn. Nathan is also pursuing his bachelors in aviation business administration at Embry Riddle in addition to receiving his associates in science of aviation.

Nathan’s ratings include commercial pilot with instrument rating, single and multi-engine land, high performance and complex endorsements, and Certified Flight Instructor. Most recently, he studied for and passed his ATP written and is working towards his instrument instructor rating.

His number is (412) 478-6395 or email at glasser.nathan@gmail.com

Bruce Dance

Full-Time Flight Instructor

Bruce is a full time independent flight instructor with almost 40 years experience. He insists on keeping each lesson fun, but is dedicated to professionalism and safety. Whether you’re a first time student pilot, or already a pilot training for an advanced rating, Bruce has the experience to help you reach your goal.

He holds a Commercial Certificate with Single Engine Land, Multi Engine Land and Glider ratings. He is also a Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument Instructor, with an Advanced Ground Instructor and Instrument Ground Instructor Certificate. He also teaches tail-wheel techniques.

For more info, check out Bruce’s website: www.brucedance.com.

Alex Bishop

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Joe Lanier

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Joe is a part time instructor who received his CFI in 2010. He has over 1,800 hours. His ratings include Commercial Pilot, SEL, Instrument, AGI, CFI.   His number is 706-773-1504 or Email Joe Lanier.


Steven Hurst

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Steve is a commercial. single and multi-engine, instrument rated flight instructor. He has helped build two experimental aircraft and is experienced in both ultra light and tail wheel aircraft. He has been instructing for more than 40 years and his students are currently flying for major airlines as well as for your business and pleasure. He specializes in personalized instruction to help you meet your aviation goals. His cell phone number is 678-371-2920. His email is terry_hurst@bellsouth.net.

Rodney Russell

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Rodney is a retired Air Force Lt. Colonel and Delta Airlines Captain. His ratings include – ASEL, AMEL, ASES, Instrument, ATP, CFII, Cessna 150 Owner Ratings – B-757; B-767; CE-500; DC-9; EA-500S. His total flying time is approximately 23,000 hours.  His number is 404-931-1872 or Email Rodney Russell.

David Thomason

Part-Time Flight Instructor

David teaches primary and advanced training to students and pilots. His expertise will benefit all those who fly with him. Currently David is working towards instructing in the Decathlon. Way to Go David! David’s number is 770-328-2573 or Email David Thomason.

Jeff Kidd

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Jeff is a part-time flight instructor balancing flying with his computer software consulting firm. Jeff began flying seriously in 1995 . His ratings include Commercial Pilot SEL/MEL Instrument (1997), Flight Instructor SE/ME Instrument (1997-1998), Commercial Pilot Glider (1999), and Airline Transport Pilot MEL (2000). Jeff has over 3,000 hours total time with 1,000 of those hours instructing. His number is 404-664-9833. Email Jeff Kidd.

Cecily Lyons

Part-Time Flight Instructor

As a child Cecily never thought about flying, had no idea that at age 18 she would become a Private Pilot. Flying became the most exciting part of her life, she wanted to get all my ratings immediately! It took twelve long, hard years. Her qualifications include more than 15,000 hours of flight time, Instrument Rating, CFI,CFII, Multi Engine, and the ATP. Her experiences include Charter Flights, Corporate Flying, and of course Flight Instructing. This is what she loves, teaching people how to fly. Call her at 404-398-9026 or Email Cecily Lyons.

James Weisberg

Part-Time Flight Instructor

James Weisberg is a CFI-A, CFI-I and CFI-ME (Multi-engine) Instructor. As a full-time faculty member of the Emory University School of Medicine, he is understands and appreciates the fine art of balancing flying with other responsibilities. James flies with SkyBound evenings and weekends and every other chance when his very understanding wife and kids allow him. His number is 404-290-0115 or Email James Weisberg.

Randy Ferrell

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Randy flies professionally and loves to train on weekends and his down time. His number is 678-386-9341 orEmail Randy Ferrell.

Todd Fine

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Todd flies professionally and loves to train on weekends and his down time. His number is 404-431-3130 or Email Todd Fine.

Andrew Woeber

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Andrew is a CFI/CFII/MEI with Commercial Single and Multi –Engine land ratings. He enjoys teaching and is ready to help you reach your aviation goals. Call him at 678-468-7752 or Email Andrew Woeber.

Anna Nguyen

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Anna instructs part time with Skybound. Call her at 765-631-9698 or Email Anna Nguyen.

David Campbell

Part-Time Ground Instructor

David is former airline pilot. He is a CFII who can do simulator and ground instruction. His certificates and ratings include Airline Transport Pilot, Airplane Multiengine Land with an L-188 Type Rating. David has about 800 hours as flight instructor. David currently has no medical, and offers Simulator and Ground instruction at this time. He also leads the mini ground classes on Saturday mornings. Call him at 770-605-2176 or Email David Campbell.

James Archer

Part-Time Flight Instructor

James C. Archer, ATP (ASEL and AMEL), CFI, CFII, MEI, AIGI
10,000+ flight hours
Extensive commercial cabin class PIC experience in Beechcraft King Airs

With over 15 years experience as a seasoned professional pilot and flight instructor, James has also held senior executive roles at Plaut Consulting, PwC, JD Edwards, SAIC, and MCI Telecommunications. James resides in Atlanta, Georgia, since 1989 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Tulane University in addition to earning a Summa Cum Laude Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Miami, Florida. A Florida native, James is an active member of AOPA and enjoys providing top shelf advanced flight instruction. James also has extensive cabin class experience in Beechcraft King Airs. Call him at 678-427-2142 or Email James Archer.

Ken Hairr

Part-Time Flight Instructor

Ken flies with Civil Air Patrol and instructs part time with Skybound. Call him at 770-343-8826 or Email Ken Hairr.