We are very proud of the following six Captains who are currently in the process of upgrading to Instructor Pilots. In order to earn this promotion within our company, Captains must exhibit exemplary performance and professionalism, have past instructing experience, and reasonable tenure as a PlaneSense, Inc. Captain. Congratulations to Rob, Mathews, Mallory, Douglas, Grady, and Justin! You can read more about each Captain below.
ROB BARRETT Rob has been a PlaneSense Captain since 2011. He attended the University of Georgia and continued on to the Falcon Aviation Academy for flight training and three and a half years of flight instruction. A native of Athens, GA, Rob enjoys hiking, golfing, barbecuing with friends, and training his family’s new Labrador! Rob’s favorite place to fl y into is Dallas, TX, where he enjoys the food and people of the “Lone Star State.”
Mathews has worked at PlaneSense for 8 years. A New Hampshire native from Concord, he attended Daniel Webster College in Nashua, NH. In his free time, he enjoys a unique hobby – working on antique clocks! He’s also a big fan of the mountain regions. Mathews’ favorite place to fly into is Colorado Springs because of the great scenery.
Mallory has been a PlaneSense Captain since June of 2011. A graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL, Mallory grew up in Culpeper, VA. She enjoys running, hiking, skiing, and spending time with family friends. Her favorite place to fly into is Charleston, SC. You might remember Mallory from a recent PSIQ article about her animal rescue missions with Pilots N Paws®!
Doug has worked at PlaneSense for just over 2 years now. He attended Liberty University in Virginia, and currently lives in Calhoun, GA. Doug spends a lot of time with family and friends, is an avid sports fan, and enjoys motocross and fishing. When it comes to the skies, Doug’s favorite place to fly into is Savannah, GA. He loves River Street and downtown Savannah’s atmosphere and restaurants.
Grady has been a PlaneSense Captain since January of 2012. A graduate of Texas Christian University, Grady grew up in Vermont and now lives in Cleveland, Georgia. An avid Red Sox fan and a golfer, Grady and his wife have three dogs, a cat, and a miniature horse! His favorite place to fly into is Georgetown, SC, where he visits Harvest Moon Ice Cream Shop for dessert in a homemade waffle cone.
Justin has been a PlaneSense Captain for 2 years, and graduated from the University at Albany with a degree in economics. Growing up, Justin lived in Milford, NY, where he discovered his love for the outdoors – including hiking, hunting, fishing, and camping. Justin currently resides in Newmarket, NH, and his favorite place to fly into is Asheville, NC.