About Us

Alan Davis

Alan Davis

President

Alan is a retired Army Aviation where his specialty was maintenance and maintenance management. He is currently an adjunct professor for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University at Lely High School where students are in a Part 141 private pilot program. Alan has more than 7,500 logged hours with more than 3,500 logged instructional hours. He is a CFII and A&P mechanic with over 35-years aviation maintenance experience. Alan oversees all maintenance and performs all inspections on the CFTAR fleet.

Dr. David Randall

Dr. David Randall

Treasurer

Dr. Randall is an accomplished IFR pilot with more than 1,000 logged hours. He is the leading veterinarian in the Naples community for small animals. Dr. Randall has a passion for aviation and loves to assist all with flight. Aviation is an important part of his life.

Mike Sammons

Mike Sammons

Flight Instructor

Mike is an avid aviation enthusiast with over 25 years of civilian flying experience. He owns a Mooney M20J and loves to both instruct and fly for pleasure. Mike has instructed for the MAPA Safety Foundation, Inc. Pilot Proficiency Program covering the latest ground instruction and flight techniques of Mooney aircraft. He is a local pharmaceutical sales manager and business owner, and very established in the Naples and Marco Island business community. He has been a part of CFTAR since inception and can provide both flight and ground instruction.

Rich Lytle

Rich Lytle

Flight Instructor

Mike Jenner

Mike Jenner

A&P (IA)

Hal Brannon

Hal Brannon

A&P (IA)

Alumni

Philipp Ruwe

Philipp Ruwe

Emeritus Chief Flight Instructor / Endeavor Air

Philipp served CFTAR well with flying almost 1,000 hours in a year. He contributed to CFTAR immensely and everyone greatly benefited from his passion for teaching and aviation. Prior to Delta, Philipp was a full time instructor and commercial King Air pilot.

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