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Mitch has spent 34 years in the cockpit and has acquired over 13,000 hours of flight time globally. Most of Mitch’s flight time comes from 9000 hours in Challenger and Gulfstream aircraft. The remaining flight time is divided between King Air’s and Bell helicopters. 

Mitch has a Bachelor’s Degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and has participated in postgraduate studies in Aviation Safety.  He is an experienced safety officer and was also an IS-BAO project manager for a Fortune 500 flight department.

He has a passion for instructing and he joined Dave Stohr and the Air Training International team in early 2012. Mitch launched 30West IP in 2017 as ATI ceased live training and used the transition to create new courseware and personalize his operational approach.

He has presented on Safety and Operations topics at the NBAA International Operators Conference, the Canadian Business Aviation Association Convention and the International Society of Safety Professionals Conference. 

Mitch is currently on the NBAA International Operators Committee and serves as the North Atlantic Regional Lead.  He also works with the NBAA representing GA interest on a FAA working group on international tabletop discussions and LOA processing.  

Terry Giasson | SCHEDULER


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Terry brings an expertise in superb client support. For the last 15 years she has worked as a client support representative responsible for both ATI and 30 West IP providing numerous fortune 100 corporate flight departments with training support.

Terry’s customer support skills married with a thorough understanding of corporate flight department’s operational training needs, provides 30 West IP with an invaluable link to the departments we serve.

DOROTHY LAUNIUS | Finance and Certificates


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Dorothy Launius has extensive experience in finance, account management, and administration assistance. She has previously worked in customer service and the travel industry. Dorothy has a passion for serving others and will be an asset to the needs of our clients.