01. Your safety is our No. 1 priority
All of our instructor pilots exceed the highest standards for safety. We take your safety, and ours, seriously. Our aircraft are maintained to the highest level of safety and will not fly if they do not meet our stringent safety standards.
02. We guarantee your intro flight and training with us will be experiences of a lifetime
When you go for an intro flight at Platinum Aviation, you become part of our aviation community. We want you to be happy with every part of the experience, from when you sign up to when you meet land again. It's our goal to make sure every moment is the thrill of a lifetime.
03. You'll test your limits
Flying is an amazing adventure, one that many people add to their "bucket lists" or pursue as a career. When you take an intro flight with us, we're helping you accomplish a goal -- whether it's overcoming a fear, taking an item off that list, or pursuing a dream. We'll help coach you to achieve your goal.
Rick Strong is partner, cofounder and A&P of Platinum Aviation with 0ver 20 years experience with aircraft maintenance. He is also an experienced pilot with over 1,500 hours of flight experience in a variety of aircraft. Ricks tenure as an aircraft mechanic includes years of experience at the Spanish Fork Airport as well as UVU in Provo.
Shaun Briggs is an ATP and flight instructor in single engine airplanes with 1,700+ hours of flight experience in single, multi, turbine and jet aircraft.
Heyden Hoyt is a private/instrument and commercial flight instructor in single engine airplanes with 700+ hours of flight experience. Heyden has experience in Cessna and Diamond aircraft.
Glenn Whicker is a seasoned veteran flight instructor and retired Air Force aviator with over 4,000 hours. Glenn's primary role is to provide high quality ground instruction for private pilot students and perform stage checks. Glenn's breadth of experience provides tremendous value to students and seasoned pilots alike.
Brandon Winters is a private/commercial and instrument flight instructor in single engine airplanes with 3,000+ hours of flight experience. Brandon has experience in Cessna, Piper and Diamond aircraft as well as gyroplanes and flies Cessna Caravans for Corporate Air.
Jaron Trentman is a private/instrument and commercial flight instructor in single engine airplanes with 300+ hours of flight experience. Jaron has experience in Piper and Diamond aircraft.