Michael and Sheena Hoover, have an extensive background in aviation, marine, tour and business operations. As professional Pilots/Flight Instructors, Michael and Sheena have a combined experience of over 30 years. They have also acquired several years of live aboard experience aboard their sailing catamaran.
Michael completed all of his pilot training at FlightSafety International Academy. At the completion of his training he was hired as a Certified Flight Instructor and later promoted to Foreign Contract Program Manager. In this position he served as the primary liaison overseeing multiple foreign contracts including: PTC Pilot Training College of Ireland, Virgin Nigeria Airways, Nigerian Air Force, and Ghana Air Force. After earning his seaplane rating over 10 years ago, Michael has been passionate about sharing his enthusiasm for seaplane flying with others. He also worked as a professional Tour Guide at Pink Jeep Tours in Sedona, AZ providing scenic, off-road, high adventure fun in the Coconino National Forest.
Professional Tour Guide
Commercial Pilot, CFI
Sheena began flying in West Virginia and relocated to Florida to complete her degree in Aviation Business Administration (Minor in Flight Operations) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. After completing her degree she received her Certified Flight Instructor certificate from FlightSafety International Academy and was hired as a flight instructor upon the completion of her training. Sheena was later promoted to the Swiss Aviation Training Program. Most recently, she has worked at Legacy Flight Training providing initial and recurrent training in the Piper Mirage and Meridian. Sheena is currently pursuing an additional certification through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.