Advanced Flight Training & Leasing (AFT&L) is the only Wipaire approved advanced training provider for amphibious Cessna Caravans and Fire Boss aircraft. Training on your schedule and at your location, or at our facilities in South St. Paul, MN KSGS and Leesburg, FL KLEE. If you are seeking insurance recurrent, transition training or brushing up on your skills, we will give you the knowledge and confidence to safely operate your seaplane. We also provide Fire Boss initial and recurrent training in our two-seat AT 802F.
Advanced Flight Training and Leasing instructors are available to train at our South St. Paul Minnesota location, Fleming Field (KSGS), or provide custom training at a client-specified location.
Meet the Team
General Manager - Commercial Pilot, CFI, CFII, MEI
Steve is a Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor with single and multi-engine land ratings as well as a single-engine sea rating. Passionate about seaplane flying, he has served on the board of Directors of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association and the Seaplane Pilots Association. Steve holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA.
Chief Pilot - ATP, CFI, CFII
Dale is an Airline Transport Pilot and Gold Seal flight instructor with single-engine land and sea and multi-engine land ratings. He has type ratings in Citation Jet CE-500 Series, King Air BE300/350 and the AT-802F and over 17,000 flight hours. Dale specializes in training clients in amphibious aircraft operations including the Cessna 208 Caravan.