Our Instructors represent the best in the industry. Our first goal in teaching is safety. When you pass your check ride we want you to be
the safest, most efficient pilot you can be - with emergency procedures as your best maneuver.
The safer you are as a pilot, the more confident you will be, and the more fun you will have. The more fun you have, the better you'll learn - so we make flying fun!
CFI - Certified Flight Instructor
CFII - Certified Flight Instructor, Instrument
MEI - Multi-Engine Instructor
AGI - Advanced Ground Instructor
AGI - Advanced Ground Instructor
IGI - Instrument Ground Instructor
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BVFS Flight Instructors

Gary Gandy has been involved in various aspects of General Aviation
for most of his life. He is a CFI, CFI-I, and MEI, in addition to being a Glider
Instructor. He has been an instructor for over 30 years, including being a
Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) for several years. His depth of knowledge
and sense of humor are a great resource for our students and for the entire
BVFS team. Gary also writes novels for which he does in depth historical research.

Gary Gandy

CFI, CFI-I, MEI

Glider Instructor

Bill Brady is a Certified Flight Instructor (Gold Seal) with single engine land,
multi-engine land and instrument teaching privileges. He also holds an
Advanced Ground Instructor rating. Bill received his private pilot's certificate
in 1970 and has accumulated over 5000 flying hours in various civilian
aircraft. In addition, Bill has over 30 years in engineering and project
management experience and has owned several aircraft.

Bill Brady

CFI, CFI-I, MEI, ATP

David Kelly is a Certified Flight Instructor with single engine land, and instrument
teaching privileges. He also holds an Advanced Ground Instructor rating. David
received his private pilot certificate in 1976 and has accumulated over 4,400 flying
hours in various civilian aircraft including 700 hours in tailwheel aircraft. In addition,
David has over 30 years in civil engineering designing refineries and power plants.

David Kelly

CFI, CFI-I, AGI

Tom Freund is a Certified Flight Instructor (Gold Seal) with single engine land,
multi-engine land, and instrument teaching privileges. He received his private
pilot license in 2000 and has accumulated over 4000 flying hours. In June of
2007, he began flying the Embraer 135 and 145 regional jets at Expressjet
airlines, (Continental Express), until September 2008. He obtained a bachelor's
degree in Agricultural Studies with a minor in Agronomy from Iowa State
University in 1999.

Tom Freund

CFI, CFI-I, MEI, ATP

Christian Bruccoleri is a Certified Flight Instructor with Single Engine Land
and Instrument teaching privileges. Born and raised in Italy, came to Texas as
fast as he could! After getting a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering from
Texas A&M he decided to explore the practical side of aviation and loved it
so much that went all the way to CFI, CFI-I, and AGI. He has more than 900
hours of flight experience. He works for industry and academia doing engineering
and research for NASA, U.S. Air Force, and private entities. Christian also has a
passion for World War II era aviation since young age.

Christian Bruccoleri

CFI, CFI-I, AGI

Caleb Jones is a Certified Flight Instructor with Single Engine Land
and Instrument teaching Privileges. In 2012 Caleb received a discovery
flight at Brazos Valley Flight Services as a gift from his father. From that
day, He knew he wanted to not only pursue aviation as a career, but as a
degree as well. In 2015 He graduated from Central Texas College and
Texas A&M-Central Texas where he received a degree in aeronautical
science, as well as obtaining his CFI and CFI-I ratings.

Caleb Jones

CFI, CFI-I

Adam is a Certified Flight Instructor with single engine land privileges. He received
a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University in 2009 and spent 6 years as a
high school teacher and coach before entering the aviation community. He took
his first discovery flight in January 2015 and knew from that moment he wanted to
pursue a career in aviation. Adam went on to receive his private, instrument,
commercial, and CFI ratings right here at Brazos Valley Flight Services.

Adam Hambrick

CFI

Brennan Miller is a Certified Flight Instructor with Single Engine Land privileges.
In 2017, he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from
Texas A&M University. He began his dream to become a professional pilot when
his parents bought him a discovery flight on his 16th birthday. Since then he has
acquired his private, instrument, commercial, and CFI ratings and looks forward
to continuing his education in aviation.

Brennan Miller

CFI, AGI

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