Jon Pounds - Chief Flight Instructor
Originally from Chicago, IL, Jon graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Operations Management. Jon came to Nationwide Aviation to obtain his Commercial and Flight Instructor Certificates. After training as a student he now has joined our team to begin his professional aviation career and instructs full time with us!
Bernie Olson - Certified Flight Instructor
Tyler Titus - Certified Flight Instructor
Originally from Aledo, Texas, Tyler graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a degree in Education. Tyler was formerly a High School School Teacher and Coach before making the career change to Aviation. His education and teaching experience along with coaching transfer to making him an outstanding Flight Instructor here at Nationwide Aviation!
Jade “9 Toes” Cross – Certified Flight Instructor
Originally from Marietta, OK. Jade served 14 years in the United States Marine Crops Reserve as a KC-130 Crew Master at NAS Fort Worth. Before entering General Aviation, Jade worked as certified training instructor for Union Pacific Railroad teaching locomotive movers at Fort Worth’s Davidson Yard. Jade has lived in the Parker County area since 2010 and is dedicated to quality flight instruction.
Kirkland Monaghen - Flight Instructor
from outside San Antonio, TX, Kirkland is a graduate of Oklahoma State
University with degrees in Aerospace Admin, Professional Pilot, and a minor in
Aviation Management. Kirkland
began flying gliders at the age of 14, had his private-glider certificate at
16 and now flies as a Captain for Skywest Airlines.
Trevor Hall - Owner/President
from Sanger, TX, Trevor graduated from The University of Louisiana at Monroe in
2011 with a degree in Aviation Management, and a minor in Business. Trevor began
flying in 2007, and started Nationwide in 2012. He holds his ATP Certificate and has over 12 years experience in General Aviation, Corporate, and Commercial Airlines combined.