Certified Flight Instructors

Certified Flight Instructors at TCA

Third Coast Aviation (‘TCA‘) is proud of our Certified Flight Instructors (‘CFI‘) corps and believe it is one of the most qualified and fun group to learn to fly with in Houston!  Take a look at who will be available to help you along your journey to secure your pilot’s licenses…

TCA’s Certified Flight Instructors

Jon Disler | Jonathan Johnson

Jon Disler, Acting Chief Pilot

As one of the senior certified instructors in Houston, Mr. Disler is a huge addition to the TCA staff, as well as the instructor for a number of other CFI’s in the U.S.  Mr. Disler retired as an engineer from NASA after a career spanning from the Apollo 9 mission, to the Space Shuttle missions, and finally to the International Space Station. His certifications include:

  • Commercial Pilot (‘CPL‘),
  • Certified Flight Instructor (‘CFI‘),
  • Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (‘CFII‘), and
  • Certified Multi-Engine Instructor (‘MEI‘).

Jonathan Johnson

Mr. Jonathan Johnson is our newest addition to our primary flight instructors and has a full spectrum of certifications for instruction, including:

  • CPL, CFI, CFII, and MEI.

About Third Coast Aviation

Founded in January 2017, Third Coast Aviation (‘TCA‘) is a Texas Gulf Coast aviation company providing Part 61 flight trainingaircraft acquisition, sales, and management services.  Our seasoned Certified Flight Instructors (CFI, CFII, and MEI) deliver flight training from Discovery Flights to Private Pilot License (PPL), Commercial Pilots License (CPL), CFI and beyond. Our admissions professionals help individuals transition into professional careers through our partnerships with regional air carriers such as GoJet Airlines Inc.; our business-to-business (‘B2B’) clientele provide explosive growth opportunity and longevity for our staff of Certified Flight Instructors (‘CFI’), maintenance professionals, and an exhilarating place for our students to learn!


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