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Training That Comes To You

Independence Aviation (IA) is a premiere aviation services provider located in Denver, Colorado at Centennial Airport (KAPA). Founded in 2007, IA is a Platinum Cirrus Training Center, and was awarded the 2016 Cirrus Training Center of the Year. We offer the largest and newest Cirrus aircraft fleet of its kind in one location. Plus, with the flexibility of being a Part 61 Flight School, we can meet the flight training needs of all students.

Available Positions

Are you looking for an exciting career in aviation teaching on the newest aircraft? Independence Aviation is seeking to hire a CFII to join the Independence Aviation Team based at Centennial Airport in Denver, Colorado (KAPA). We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for aviation, who has the initiative and aptitude to make a significant contribution to the organization. We offer a large fleet of the newest Cirrus and Cessna aircraft in addition to two Flight 1 Aviation Technologies Simulators.
Position Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide flight and ground instruction for primary students, instrument students, transition students, currency training, proficiency training, and discovery flights.
  • Process and maintain a deep level of aircraft knowledge and be a model aviator, flight instructor, and Independence Aviation representative.
  • Enhance flight safety by providing excellent, high quality, and standardized flight and ground instruction.
  • Creatively adjust teaching methods to increase the value and effectiveness of each training opportunity.
  • Provide excellent and professional customer service.
  • Maintain communication with clients before and after flight training events.
  • Provide a first point of contact for clients to ensure all of their flight training questions are answered. Ensure that their experience is positive and place the needs and expectations of the customer first.
  • Escalate client and internal pilot issues to the Chief Flight Instructor.
  • Operate aircraft in accordance with applicable regulations and Independence Aviation company policies.
  • Make timely and accurate decisions regarding safety of flight.
  • Perform normal pre-flight and post-flight inspections as well as clean, fuel, add oil and de-ice fluid, update chart subscriptions, etc. for the aircraft.
  • Ability to maintain enthusiasm and eagerness in the face of demanding and differing customers and clients.
  • Adhere to all FAA regulations.
Required Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Certificates/Ratings: CFI, CFII, CSEL, Instrument Rating
  • FAA Class II Medical
  • 60 hours dual instruction given
Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Cirrus experience
  • Cessna 182 experience
  • Garmin Perspective experience
Are you looking for an exciting career in aviation working with the coolest Cirrus Aircraft?  Independence Aviation is a flight school and General Aviation services company specializing in Cirrus Aircraft and is the 2016 Cirrus Training Center of the Year. IA attracts top-notch Flight Instructors and clientele and is looking for a Line Service technician on the Ground Support team to help run all non-flight support for the company.
The Line Service Technician on the Ground Support team supports all non-flight activity, including but not limited to: towing and the servicing of general aviation aircraft, with a high priority for safety and strong customer service, aircraft, and hangar cleaning, updating databases, and charts, concierge services, hangar and aircraft management, simulator maintenance and support, planning, and scheduling maintenance activities for aircraft owners, and maintaining accurate logbook information for IA-managed aircraft.
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Derek Severns

Owner & President
Jason Ahbe sitting at a table at IA's Centennial Campus

Jason Ahbe

Vice President - Business Development & Operations
Diane Donovan, Independence Aviation

Diane Donovan

Office Manager & Bookkeeper
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