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General Aviation Pilot

Aviation Faculty & Staff

Learn to Fly with First-Class Instructors

Learn from real pilots and air traffic controllers with years of experience; receive extra attention through small class sizes to develop your skills. Contact our staff and we will be happy to help you get started today.

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Norma Keeney

Staff Associate, Aviation

Meet the Director of Aviation

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Himler has numerous FAA certifications and ratings including Airline Transport Pilot, the highest-level certificate and now he brings his one-of-a-kind expertise to the students of Aims.

Eric Himler, Aims Director of Aviation leads a talented group of faculty and staff. Himler has over 25 years of experience flying in general, military and commercial aviation.

Himler is a veteran who served for 20 years as a Naval Aviator. His flight experience includes Marine KC-130 Pilot, Blue Angel C-130 Demonstration Pilot and First Officer for Alaska Airlines. He has numerous FAA certifications and ratings including an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and a B-737 type rating. Now, he and his team of aviation professionals are ready to lead you through the clouds and into an exciting aviation career.