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JAMIE DOCKINS – FAA CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, INSTRUMENT, COMMERCIAL & MULTI-ENGINE

 

  • -Holds a FAA Gold Seal of Instruction
  • -Over 2,500 hours of dual given flight instruction
  • -More than 10 years flying experience

 

My name is Jamie Dockins and I am a flight instructor in beautiful San Diego out of Montgomery Field.  I moved to San Diego more than 10 years ago from northern Idaho to pursue a career in aviation, and have never looked back.

I will always remember my first flight when I was only 12, flying up the Pend ‘Oreille River and landing at a private airport on the Pend ‘Oreille Lake.  I saw my house and hometown from the air for the first time, and it opened my world to the endless possibilities that flying could offer.  After that day, flying was stuck in my head and I had officially “caught the flying bug”.

After a few twists and turns in my life, I finally realized that flying was what I wanted to do as my career.  My original career goal was to become an Airline Pilot, but after flight instructing for a almost a year, I realized I had found my passion, teaching people to learn to fly.  Being an independent instructor, sharing my passion of flying with other people and seeing my students reach their goals in aviation, has been very rewarding.  I truly care about each of my student’s success, ensuring that every flight is a great learning experience, challenging and fun.  I focus on safety and provide a relaxed learning environment, giving students all of the necessary tools to become safe, skilled pilots.

If you have always dreamed of flying, I would love to help you on your journey to becoming a pilot, getting your instrument rating and earning your commercial pilot’s license.

To start your flight training adventure contact me or call 858-414-9155



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Flying Is Fun

Arriving at the airport on a beautiful sunny day, preflighting the plane and going out for a flight is a thrill! Once in the air all your worries and cares fly away and you are above it all. The views are breathtaking and each flight offers new challenges and excitement.

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Travel

Flying makes the trip as fun as the destination! There are so many fun destinations and so much to see along the way! Take a weekend ski trip to Big Bear and fly into the snow covered mountains, or fly to Catalina for a weekend camping trip. Many people find that flying can also be very convenient for business trips as well.

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Career

Flying is an exciting career with many opportunities. Air travel is constantly growing and so is private air travel. In the coming years there will be a huge demand for pilots as the pilots now begin to retire. From flying small commuter planes, charter services to flying the big commercial jets, there are many different types of flying opportunities depending on what fits you best. Instructing can also be a very rewarding job and a lot of fun!

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Community

The aviation community is a small group of tight knit people. The airport is a great place to meet new people that also have a passion for flying. There are also many fun flying events and all kinds of meetings for pilots that want to continue their education. "Hangar talk" at the airport is always fun where pilots of all backgrounds share their fun or exciting flying stories.