Our Flight Instructors

PCS Flight Services Instructors work with students of all ages and abilities. They are fully qualified CFIs with significant experience in the field.  Want to know more?  Read their biographies below: 



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Charlie Snyder

Chief Flight Instructor C.E. ‘Charlie’ Snyder is a Commercial/ Instrument Single-Engine Land Pilot and Certificated Flight Instructor. He has over 29 years of flying experience and working in aviation with: over 25 years as a commercial and corporate pilot, including FBO and Flight School ownership; over 23 years as a CFI providing flight instruction, including Check and Instructor for USAF (Aux.) Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Northeast Region (NER) in the mid-Atlantic region; is active with AOPA and NAFI.

 

 

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Michael Zimmerman

Senior Instrument Flight Instructor Michael Zimmerman is a Commercial / Instrument Single-Engine, ATP Multi-Engine Land Pilot and Certificated Instrument Flight Instructor with over 12,000 hrs flying time. He has extensive flight experience as charter and corporate Pilot for over 22 years, working in aviation as Chief Pilot and Check Airman; as CFII and MEI providing flight instruction in the mid-Atlantic region. 

 

 

 

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Mike Powell


Senior Flight Instructor J.M. ‘Mike’ Powell
 is a Commercial/ Instrument Single-Engine Land Pilot and Certificated Flight Instructor. He has over 50 years flying experience and working in aviation with: over 38 years as a commercial pilot; over 35 years as a CFI providing flight instruction in the mid-Atlantic region; is active with AOPA.