About Us

Philosophy We Strive For

In General Aviation, flight instruction doesn’t always fit around the pilot’s schedule. At the core of all of our programs we recognize the value of time while maintaining the highest level of safety. Our programs are industry leading and our instructors are among the top in their field.

Flex Air By The Numbers

Miles Flown in 2018
2018 Pilot Career Placements
Cups of Coffee
Cockpit Selfies

Team Members

Steven Bunde – Chief Pilot

Steve started out getting his Private Pilot training in Chicago before transitioning to the Professional Pilot program at K-State Salina. Currently serving as a Pilot for Vaerus Aviation, Steve serves as the Chief Pilot and Progress Check Pilot for Flex Air part-time.

Matthew Curtis – Senior Flight Instructor

For flight instructor Matthew Curtis, it all started with the Aviation Merit badge in Boy Scouts. Matthew began his adventure in aviation in 1996 at KMHK. Working at the airport, he traded hours fueling planes for dual flight instruction. Soon, at the young age of 16, he found himself a new Private Pilot!

Charles Copeland – Instructor/General Manager

After running a large explosives company, Charlie decided that flying was what he wanted to do. Currently attending K-State Salina in the Professional Pilot Program, Charlie is a CFI-MEI with advanced ground privileges. While working as an instructor and contract pilot for Flex Air, Charlie is also a pilot on the Citation Latitude, Soverign+ and X+.

Mike Williams