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The Skybound Family consists of highly dedicated flight instructors and operations staff and very caring owners.

Meet our Crew!

Instruction Crew

Our instructors' are independent contractors. Some teach for the love of flying and some teach because they are building hours in order to work for a commercial operation or the airlines. Either way, we are very excited to be able to offer our clients a well rounded option for their flight training. Check out our instructor rates!

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Flight Instructor

Joe Lanier has spent most of his adult life working in and around textiles mills in the southeast. When manufacturing moved overseas, he pursued his lifelong dream of flying. Joe became a private pilot in 2006 and began teaching in 2010.  Except for a short training stint in Greensboro, NC, Joe has been based at PDK Airport. He is a full-time instructor for private and instrument students in the Cessna and Cirrus aircraft. | (706) 773-1504

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Flight Instructor

Glenn is a part-time independent flight instructor.  He is a retired Air Force Lt. Colonel and former military instructor pilot.  In addition to teaching in our primary trainers (Cessna’s and Piper’s), Glenn is one of our CFI’s that teaches in our tail wheel airplane “Fiona”.  Glenn enjoys sharing his love of taildragger flying with others…and occasionally getting things a little upside down (if you know what we mean!). | (770) 630-9222

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Assistant Chief Instructor

Airline Transport Rated Pilot, 6000+ hours. | (404) 234-7775

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