At Pilot Rise Flight School, we pride ourselves on having a roster of top-notch, FAA Certified instructors dedicated to elevating your flying skills.

Our rigorous selection process ensures you’re learning from the best—providing not just test preparation, but comprehensive training to make you an extraordinary pilot.

Through personalized, one-on-one instruction, you’ll benefit from the consistent guidance of a highly skilled professional committed to your aviation journey from takeoff to landing. Choose your instructor and soar higher with us.

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Carson Trummel - Chief Instructor

Certificates: CFI, CPL ASEL/AMEL, Instrument

682-593-5887 | [email protected]

Meet Carson, a dedicated flight instructor with a rich aviation background from Oklahoma State University. Carson chose to join the Pilot Rise family because he was drawn to our unique approach and well-structured program for part 61 schools. Now based in Texas, he brings his enthusiasm and expertise to our team. Carson is deeply committed to helping students exceed their flying goals, making him an exceptional choice for anyone looking to elevate their piloting skills. Choose Carson, and take your flight training to new heights.

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Ricky Carazo - Assistant Chief Instructor

Certificates: CFI, CFI-I, CPL ASEL/AMEL, Instrument

817-264-6230 | [email protected]

Having graduated from the American Airlines Cadet Academy, Ricky has been deeply involved in aviation from a young age. While still in high school, he attended college courses to jump-start his flight training at 18. With a wealth of knowledge and a genuine passion for the field, Ricky enjoys sharing his expertise with aspiring pilots, helping them launch their careers in aviation.

Flight Instructor Jordan Connors

Jordan Connors - Instructor

Certificates: CFI, CPL ASEL/AMEL, Instrument

(817) 706-7773 | [email protected]

Jordan has been soaring the skies for 4 years, choosing Pilot Rise as his foundation to train as a CFI. Renowned for his exceptional knowledge and unwavering dedication, he not only brings standard expertise but also enriches each session with custom training materials. His preparation and fervor for aviation make him an invaluable asset to our team and students alike.

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Diana Crump - Instructor

Certificates: CFI, CFI-I, MEI, CPL ASEL/AMEL, Instrument

661-617-9400 | [email protected]

With 7 years of flying and a decade of experience in aviation safety, Diana brings a deep expertise to her field. Her knowledge is enhanced by both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Aviation Safety. When not immersed in her work, Diana savors her free time with family and friends, enriching her personal life with meaningful connections.

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Eli Gossett - Instructor

Certificates: CFI, CPL ASEL/AMEL, Instrument

817-422-4534 | [email protected]

Having completed the American Airlines Cadet Academy, he is deeply enthusiastic about instructing future pilots.  Eli brings his passion for aviation and safety.  

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Amy Raymond - Instructor

Certificates: CFI, CFI-I, CPL ASEL/AMEL, Instrument

[email protected]

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Joseph O'Rourke II - Instructor

Certificates: CFI, CFI-I, MEI, CPL ASEL/AMEL, Instrument

254-931-3074 | [email protected]  


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Michael Forseth - Founder / Manager

Not available for primary training

Certificates: ATP, CFI, CFI-I, MEI, Instrument, A320, CL-65

430-558-2003 | [email protected]

Michael has always had a love for flying. He started flying when he was 16. Michael wanted to make the aviation world better in any way he could, so he started this flight school. He re-imagined how flight training could be done to increase safety and make it more affordable.

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We offer 30-minute discovery flights to see how you like flying! It’s only $149. You can schedule online, it only takes 5 minutes. Or give us a call or text at 817-755-5652.

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