Ben Thompson – Instructor

Ben Thompson – Instructor

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Certificates: Commercial Pilot: Single Engine Land; Instrument Airplane

Education: Bachelor of Science, Geology: University of Colorado Boulder

Flight Instructor: CFI, CFII, Airplane Single Engine Land (Private & Commercial)


Ben began flying as a high school student in Pennsylvania. After attending college at the University of Colorado, he earned his Instrument, Commercial, and CFI ratings at Boulder and Metro. Before joining the CFI team at Western Air, Ben was teaching mountain flying and giving scenic aerial tours in the Teton range of Wyoming. His love of mountain flying as lead to many excursions into the back country of Colorado, Idaho and Montana in his Cessna 182E, usually with mountain bikes or skis in the back!

Ben is available 7 days a week, and has a very flexible schedule.