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Our Leadership

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Adam Walters

President • Gold Seal CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP

Adam started taking flying lessons in 2014 where he quickly progressed through training, achieving his first solo in under 4 days and 8 hours. He joined the Blue Line team in 2015 after serving an enlistment in the US Army. He has worked in almost every position in the company including, maintenance, front desk, flight instructor, assistant chief instructor, chief operating officer and has worked at PSA airlines as a first officer. He has almost 3,000 flight hours having endorsed more than 100 students for checkrides and holds gold seal CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP BE-300 and CL-65 type ratings. 

Kelsey Walters
Kelsey Walters

Vice President of Human Resources

As a co-founder of Blue Line Aviation, Kelsey brings over 10 years of small business experience. She served as our Vice-President and oversaw all administrative functions.
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Ashley Tucker

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Ashley graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and moved to North Carolina a few years later. After dreaming of becoming a pilot her whole life, she decided to begin her flight training at Blue Line in the summer of 2018. After a few months of training and experiencing the Blue Line culture, she couldn’t wait to join the team! Ashley started as a Training Advisor and is now leading the team as the VP of Sales & Marketing. 
Megan Robinson
Megan Robinson

Chief Financial Officer

Megan has 10 years of experience in the financial industry and holds a degree from Liberty University in Accounting and Finance. She moved to Raleigh in 2014 when she met her husband Trey Robinson, who is the Chief Operating Officer of Blue Line Technical Services. Megan has been a member of our team since 2015. She came to Blue Line from the banking industry where she learned her financial skills that play so well in her role today.
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Cody Richards

Chief Pilot • CFI, CFII

Cody joined Blue Line in September 2021. He has over 10 years of management experience and has been flying commercially for the past two years. After attending Blue Line’s academy, he knew this talented team was something he wanted to be a part of. Cody works hand in hand with instructors and administrative staff to oversee and improve the flight training process, as well as preparing students for life as career pilots.

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Josh Weber

Sales Manager

Josh is a Private, Instrument and Commercial rated pilot. Before joining the team at Blue Line, Josh worked for United Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, and Alaska Airlines, and he now leads our team of Training Advisors.

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Franklin Steele

Manager of Programs • Gold Seal CFI, CFII, MEI

Franklin started flight training out of Erie, Pennsylvania in June of 2019, shortly after graduating high school. After receiving his Private Pilot certificate and graduating with his associate’s degree in aeronautics that same year, he moved to North Carolina to begin training with Blue Line. Franklin completed the Career Pilot Program in 3 months and 3 weeks, and has worked at Blue Line since June of 2020. He is currently a Gold Seal CFI, CFII, and MEI, is instrument rated, and holds Commercial Single-Engine and Multi-Engine Land certificates. 
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Ronald Lee

Manager of Programs • CFI, CFII, MEI

Ron started flying lessons at Bellingham International airport at a small school with 2 aircraft "Garys Flying Service" Gateway to Alaska. After obtaining his PPL he was selected to attend US Army Warrant Officers Course and Rotary wing Course. Ron transitioned to the AeroScout track and graduated near the top of his class, then went to the US Army Attack Helicopter Course. During the Military career as a Cobra Attack Helicopter PIC Ron served 3 overseas tours and 1 combat tour in Gulf War One with the 3ACR. After a 10 years in the Army he started his 38 year civilian career including offshore helicopter piloting in support of oil and gas production and EMS helicopter pilot. During his career he has obtained 9 type ratings and recently the Challenger 350. Ron obtained his CFII MEI in 1990 and has been training pilots at local airports during his free time while managing corporate jets for companies. Ron has a passion for teaching aviation safety, maintenance and flight curriculum and can use his experience to add valuable insight to the students training experience. Currently Ron holds an ATP Multiengine Airplane, Commercial Helicopter Instrument and CFII, MEI and a Class 1 Medical Certificate.

Cindy Davis
Cindy Davis

Executive Assistant

Cindy is the Executive Assistant to our Board of Directors, and an active member of several internal teams.  She provides hybrid support in the business including analytics, infrastructure and security management, organizational design, and is pivotal in making sure the Blue Line office runs smoothly. Cindy is active in the community and volunteers her time in different organizations.

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Goose Tucker

Chief Barketing Officer

#Woof

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Benny Walters

Director of Mischief

Woof (mischievously)!                                                                                                                                                                               .

Abby Walters
Abbey Walters

Chief Snuggle Officer

Woof (snugglely-like)!

Our Administrative Staff

 

 

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Brian Zuercher

General Counsel

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Andy Pate

Content Manager • CFI, CFII, MEI

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David Tracey

Videographer

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Jason Draper

Training Advisor • CFI, CFII, MEI

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Amber Hunter

Training Advisor

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Ronald Johnson

Training Advisor

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Paul Drosnes

Training Advisor

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Craig Whitaker

Dispatcher

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Laura Hill

Dispatcher

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Leslie Jordan

Sales Staff Assistant

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Emma Smith

Administrative Assistant

Our Instructors

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Lake Tucker

CFI, CFII

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Brandon Campbell

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Trevor Garrard

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Nicholas Athans

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Michael Farrell

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Anthony Giacobello

CFI, CFII

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Lee Crohan

CFI, CFII

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Noah Alda

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Joe Picarella

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Hunter Bright

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Hector Velez

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Gabe Alda

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Emily Rubio

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Zach Beerli

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Christian Ceccato

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Connor Leonhart

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Jack Curtis

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Kyle Smith

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Andrew Cocozza

CFI, CFII, MEI

David Scerbo - FSP Photo (1)
David Scerbo

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Johnathon Bentley

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Abdul-Jalil Abdullah

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Calvin Kim

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Austen Taylor

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Noah Hartland

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Thomas Schmeltz

CFI, CFII, MEI

Tyler Gow - FSP Photo
Tyler Gow

CFI, CFII, MEI

Wyatt Rymer - FSP Photo
Wyatt Rymer

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Paul Norris

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Ryan Enwald

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Blaine Emch

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Bo Gregg

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Matt Schaffer

CFI, CFII, MEI

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Thomas Griffith

CFI, CFII, MEI

Check out the fleet…

Diamond DA42-VI

The Diamond DA42-VI features FADEC controlled Austro Turbo Diesel engines,G1000 NXi avionics, GFC 700 autopilot, synthetic vision, air conditioning, and more! It is simply a beautiful, comfortable flying experience!

Diamond DA40 NG

The Diamond DA40 NG seats four people while cruising over 140 KTAS! Designed with safety in mind, this Technologically Advanced Aircraft features composite construction, a passenger airbag system, G1000 NXi avionics with integrated autopilot and synthetic vision, and air conditioning.