Toby Rice - Instructor Pilot
Toby is a full-time, professional pilot and flight instructor. He has experience in over 80 makes and models of aircraft including single and multi engine airplanes, helicopters, float planes, gyroplanes, gliders, and tail wheel airplanes. Of his 3000+ hours of flight experience, 2000+ hours is instruction-given to hundreds of student pilots in a wide variety of aircraft.
Toby is the Chief Instructor at Wingman Flight Academy, LLC, where he conducts the majority of his instruction and classes.
As an active FAA Safety Team Representative, Toby regularly participates in and leads various safety seminars and talks to help increase general aviation safety and reduce fatal accidents.
Toby continues to promote safety awareness and airmanship through his YouTube channel.
Toby is available for hire as a flight instructor, commercial pilot, speaker, and consultant.
(updated January 2023)
"A superior pilot uses his superior judgement to avoid the need of his superior skill."
All flight instruction is given through the paradigm of quality over quantity and real world training. Clients are not "trained to the test," but rather for realistic, safe, and practical application in the type of flight they pursue. Each client receives training that is tailored to their individual needs.