Michelle pursued her life-long dream of flying in 2000. After attaining her Private Pilot Certificate in northern Indiana, she continued her training in Loveland after moving to Colorado in 2001. She has been instructing since January 2004 and has given over 1,000 hours of instruction. She has an Associates Degree in Applied Science, General Aviation, from Aims Community College. She is an FAA Gold Seal flight instructor, rated for Advanced and Instrument Ground Instruction. Michelle also has her Remote Pilot Certificate for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS). She attended CFI Enhanced Safety Program training at the FAA center in Denver, Physiological Training (high altitude) at Peterson Air Force Base, and Radar Training International with Airborne Weather Radar. She is a member of AOPA and NAFI.
She is currently available to instruct Primary, Commercial, and CFI students in single-engine aircraft. She is also able to provide WINGS training, flight reviews, and high-performance endorsements. Michelle is enthusiastic about providing quality flight training, from aspiring private pilots to flight instructors.
She and her husband, Doug, and their dog, Baron, enjoy living in the mountains near Allenspark.