Leadership Team

Our leadership team is comprised of experienced aviation professionals who are passionate about aviation and committed to providing the highest level of training and support to our students.

Bill Macon

Bill Macon

Managing Director

Bill comes from a family with a long history of aviation in St. Louis Bill began his flight training when he acquired Ideal Aviation in 2011.

Kimberly Nagel

Kimberly Nagel

Director of Administration

Kimberly Nagel is a management and accounting professional and joined Ideal Aviation in 2012. Kimberly has flown a variety of aircraft.

Jim Mosely

Jim Mosely

Chief Flight Instructor
Director of Operations

Jim graduated Magna-Cum-Laude from Saint Louis University with a B.S. in Flight Science. He and was awarded the 2018 Flight Instructor of the year in the St. Louis area.

Our Instructors

Our experienced instructors at Ideal Aviation are committed to providing the highest quality flight training to students. With a passion for aviation and extensive knowledge, they create a supportive and safe learning environment for students to achieve their goals and become skilled pilots.

Jim M

Jim M.

Chief Flight Instructor

Fixed Wing CFI, CFII

Jake E.

Jake E.

Fixed Wing CFI, CFII

Don D.

Don D.

Fixed Wing CFI

Billy M.

Billy M.

Rotary Wing CFI, CFII

Dan B.

Dan B.

Fixed Wing CFI

Casey K.

Casey K.

Rotary Wing CFI, CFII

Josh F.

Josh F.

Rotary Wing CFI, CFII

Joe G.

Joe G.

Fixed Wing CFI, CFII

Eric B.

Eric B.

Rotary Wing CFI

Darren M.

Darren M.

Fixed Wing CFI, CFII

Nathaniel J.

Nathaniel J.

Fixed Wing CFI, MEI

Dillon J.

Dillon J.

Fixed Wing CFI, MEI

Jake W.

Jake W.

Fixed Wing CFI, CFII

Mike W.

Mike W.

Fixed Wing CFI, CFII

Dean P.

Dean P.

Fixed Wing CFI, CFII, MEI

We are the flight training experts of St. Louis

The Ideal Aviation family comes from a long history of aviation in St. Louis. Dating back to the 1980's Ideal Aviation has been helping pilots earn their wings.