Learn to Fly! St. Charles Flying Service, St. Charles, MO

Our People

At the heart of any good company is its employees. St. Charles Flying Service, Inc. has a staff of courteous, professional and highly experienced people ready to serve all your aviation needs. We all appreciate your business – let us know how we can help you!


Dennis BamptonSCFS President
Sandy MadereOffice Manager
John TarrantIT Infrastructure Maintenance
Dave HenkeWeekday Dispatcher
Theresa BiermannDispatcher
Kevin BokerDispatcher
Mike FerraraDispatcher, IT Support, Web Maintenance
Bill KindlerDispatcher

Pilots & Instructors

Flight Instruction Pilots

Lou NiederbergerCFII, MEI, ATPInstrument and ATP
Mark CouillardCFII, MEI, ATPChief Flight Instructor
Private, Commercial, Multi-Engine,
Instrument and ATP
Charlie GrottCFII, MEI
Jim HeinzCFII, MEI, ATPTailwheel, Aerobatics
Larry SportsmanAGI, CFIGround School Instructor
David KleinschmidtAGIGround School Instructor
Bruce BrownCFI
DeMond ConnorsCFII
David EricksonCFI
Anthony RizzutiCFII, MEI
Andrew BruhnCFI
Nathan HindsCFI

Charter Service & Aerial Advertising Pilots

Rick Bergman
Jack Bowers
Mark Couillard
Ed Ruhbeck
Mike Sims
Terry Wolfmeyer


Clint GrantA&P, IADirector of Maintenance
Tod BamptonParts Department Manager
David AllisonA&P
Keith DanielA&P
Jeff LucchesiA&P

Line Service

Jake HuffSupervisor
Seth Franzgrote
Cameron Haug
Dakota Heflin