Advanced Flight Training & Leasing (AFT&L) is the only Wipaire approved advanced training provider for amphibious Cessna Caravans and Fire Boss aircraft. Offering customers personalized training one to one or in a group, we will give you the knowledge and confidence to safely operate your seaplane.
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 CE-500 and the AT-802F and over 17,000 flight hours. Dale specializes in training clients in amphibious aircraft operations including the Cessna 208 Caravan.