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About Us

On The Fly Aviation is an FAA Part 61 flight school operating out of the New Braunfels Regional Airport in New Braunfels, TX. We are a faith-based, family-operated, veteran-owned company that is conveniently located between

San Antonio and Austin, TX.

 

Flight Training 

On The Fly Aviation offers flying lessons coupled with customizable pilot training programs for those wanting to earn their private pilot's license, or want to further their training to earn their instrument and commercial ratings and beyond. 


For our first-time flyers, we offer discovery flights that give our students the chance to get behind the controls of one of our Cessna 172 Skyhawks, which are a favorite among student pilots. This will give our students the chance to get a feel for what it's like to fly a plane.  


If you’re interested in becoming a pilot, we offer pilot training to help our students achieve the requirements necessary to get a private pilot's license. With the one-on-one lessons we provide, you will have the ability to learn in-depth techniques at your own pace in a laid-back environment. 

For those who have flying experience, we offer refresher courses! Our private pilot refresher training will help you get comfortable once again in the pilot's seat. If you are an aircraft owner, you are more than welcome to train in your own plane. 

 

Fly with us in one of our Cessna 172 Skyhawks, or get your Complex Endorsement in our Beechcraft Sierra!

Start your flight training with us today!

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Meet The Team

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Will & Dana Bellamy

Owners

 

Will and Dana founded On The Fly Aviation in 2021. 

Will is a retired military veteran who has served in the US Marine Corps and the US Army. Will has an associate degree in Aeronautical Airframe Powerplant Mechanics and is an FAA Certified Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic. 

Will and Dana are aircraft owners and have been passionate about aviation since childhood. Dana is a licensed pilot who started her pilot journey as a youth in Sydney, Australia, where she was raised. 

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Shurrece Kovalski

Manager and

Dispatcher

 

Hi, my name is Shurrece Kovalski.  I’m the proud wife of a Retired Army Veteran, an Army Veteran myself and the mom of two amazing teenagers.  I’m new to the aviation industry and learning from our instructors and students every day.  I enjoy being able to ask our expert instructors questions throughout each day because it helps me to help guide our wonderful students.

When I’m not here at On The Fly Aviation, you’ll find me watching my son continue to compete in Football and Pole Vault or traveling around Texas watching my daughter show her goats for her High School FFA Chapter.  

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Brett Davies-Young

Original Lead Instructor

Aviation Consultant

 

Brett was OTFA’s first and only CFI when we opened our doors in 2021. 

He took a ”leap of faith” when he joined us since we were a brand new flight school and had only one plane, and he was the only CFI. 

Brett was instrumental in helping us to create systems to make OTFA’s training experience world-class, and our aircraft the safest in the industry.

Since then, Brett has been hired full-time by a US airline, and we couldn’t be prouder. He remains a valuable resource to our OTFA family.

Brett has been an aviation enthusiast since his childhood. His father was an airline pilot and owned a Cherokee 6 which he often flew in with his family.

Brett attended a local flight school and passed his CFI, CFII, and MEI Checkrides on the first attempt. Brett now lives with his wife and two beautiful children in the DFW area. 

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Riku Fujimoto

Flight Instructor

 

Hello, I’m Riku!! I’m from Japan. 

 

When I was a kid, my mom took me to the airport almost every weekend.  I’ve always wanted to become a pilot.  I went to Japan Aviation High School, studying aviation.  I was one of the members of a glider team, so my first flight was at 15 years old.  

 

I got my Private Pilot License as a high school senior.  I was planning to become a pilot in Japan but I got the chance to come back to the USA to become a Certified Flight Instructor!!

I love spending time in the air so I always enjoy the unlimited sky every flight!! “Let’s Enjoy Blue Sky”

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Jackson Trussell

Flight Instructor

 

Hello, I’m Jackson! Growing up right next to the DFW airport and always seeing the planes come in to land and take off has fascinated me. After high school, I began my aviation journey after getting accepted into the American Airlines Cadet Academy.

I love the challenge of aviation, and it’s pretty cool having the best office view in the world. I’m very excited to continue down the path of flying, and cannot wait to see what else the beauty of aviation has in store for me. When I’m not up at On The Fly Aviation, I’m most likely cheering on my Dallas sports teams, or on the golf course!

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Ian Kamp

Flight Instructor

 

Hi, I am Ian!  Flying has always been something I wanted to do before I could talk.  While earning my Aviation Merit Badge in Boy Scouts, I was able to take a discovery flight at the age of 12.  I did my first solo flight at 16 and obtained my Private Pilot Certificate at 17.  Currently, I have a Commercial Certificate for both single engine and multi-engine.  I am also a CFI and CFI-I for single engine.  I graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Japan Studies and earned a Master's of Business Administration at University of Texas at San Antonio.  I am currently wanting to become an Airline Pilot.  Outside of aviation, I enjoy photography and doing geeky things like attending Renaissance Faires and Comic Conventions.

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Jake Huntley

Flight Instructor

 

Hey, my name is Jake!
Unlike a lot of our instructors here, aviation is something I didn’t even consider until my early years of college. I decided to take a discovery flight while going to school
, and it was the best decision I have ever made!

I am currently a senior over at UTSA finishing up a Bachelor’s degree in communication. I have been instructing for just over a year out of a family-owned Grumman Tiger before joining the team here at

On The Fly Aviation. 

In my opinion, the best part about flying is having the ability to go where you want, when you want. This motto has led me to fly to some of the most incredible places including Catalina Island, The Grand Canyon, and Nassau, Bahamas. 

Outside of flying I enjoy playing board games and poker with my friends, and sometimes fishing on the weekend!

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