Meet our Instructors

Leading Edge Aviation is focused on providing our clients with a wide range of flight training services. This is accomplished through highly qualified, motivated and customer-focused employees.

Our professional flight instructors enjoy providing safe and efficient ground and flight instruction to our customers.

We look forward to providing you with the highest quality in flight training services!

James Gale

James Gale

Chief Flight Instructor

James is a graduate from Utah State University in the Professional Pilot Program. He has been instructing since 2006 with over 2000 hours instruction given. He is married with 3 great kids who keep him busy when he is not in the airplane. Ratings: CFI/CFII/MEI

Dan Boston

Dan Boston

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Dan started flying in 1970 and flew for three years before starting dental school. He purchased a Cessna 182 about 15 years ago and received his instrument rating, commercial pilots license, and became a certified flight instructor. Dan mainly teaches ground school, and flight instructs a few students. His love is mountain flying. Dan has his tailwheel endorsement and is currently building his own Kitfox airplane. Ratings: CFI/CFII Courses Taught: Private Pilot Ground School, Mountain Flying

Ivy Smith

Ivy Smith

Flight Instructor

Matt Baczuk

Matt Baczuk

Flight Instructor

Britt Christiansen

Britt Christiansen

Flight Instructor

Clair Shaffer

Clair Shaffer

Flight Instructor

Chase Boswell

Chase Boswell

Flight Instructor

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