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NOW HIRING: Certified Flight Instructors 

Performance Aircraft is looking for Certified Flight Instructors to join our team and help our customers meet their aviation goals.

A few things about us:

  • We are building a BRAND NEW state-of-the-art flight training facility and hangar at KLNK.
  • We have a BRAND NEW, AIR-CONDITIONED 2018 Cirrus SR20 G6!
  • We pride ourselves on delivering an experience that is remarkably different and better with higher completion rates, shorter average completion times, and an exemplary safety record.
  • We only hire passionate, motivated people who have a heart to help us fulfill a greater purpose.
  • Our Mission is to inspire and enable aviation dreams—one relationship, one aircraft, and one flight at a time.
  • We believe that we were created with a love for people and a passion to serve.
  • We have fun and like to celebrate our success.

Job description:

As a Certified Flight Instructor, you will be an integral part of our Flight Training Team, providing instruction in our technologically-advanced fleet and tracking your customer’s progress with our user-friendly course tracker.

Enjoy excellent pay and benefits with opportunities for career advancement.

Part-time applicants with regular, consistent scheduling availability will also be considered.

If you have a Certified Flight Instructor certificate or you are working on getting yours, apply now! 


Certified Flight Instructor (with CFII)

  • $30/hour for billed instruction 
  • Lunch provided regularly during (paid!) team meetings
  • Uniforms provided
  • Discounts on aircraft rentals
  • Pilot shop merchandise at cost
  • Reimbursement for cost of medical certificate renewals
  • Company iPads with Garmin Pilot available for use with students
  • Airline job placement assistance
  • Leadership development and coaching
  • **Opportunity to become a Cirrus Training Instructor in our 2018 Cirrus SR20 with at least 500 hours total time with 250 hours dual given and CFII Certificate. With satisfactory job performance.

Instructor Benefits

Competitive Wages

We hire the best people and reward them with the most attractive pay and benefits.

Employee Discount

Receive discounts on flight training, aircraft rentals, Pilot Shop merchandise, and more.

Paid Staff Meetings

Flight instructors are paid to attend regular staff meetings as a part of their benefits package.

Career Advancement

Enjoy a “culture of coaching” as we will regularly discuss your career goals and growth opportunities.

Company Events

Performance Aircraft regularly schedules employee events and get-togethers with yummy food, games, and prizes

iPad & Uniforms Provided

Our instructors are provided with company-owned iPads, a set of company polos, and a flight jacket.

Free Lunches

At our regularly scheduled team meetings, you will also be served lunch (on us!).

Fly NEW Aircraft

You will fly the most modern & safe fleet of aircraft you can find anywhere in the Midwest!

Contact Us Today

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What satisfied customers are saying...

  • I did not expect that the sale would go quickly, in fact, I anticipated that I would have a couple of extra months to fly the plane as we waited for a purchaser to come along. The marketing that was done on my behalf created an immediate interest in the plane. This transaction was easy on me, as the Performance team produced amazing results in record time with very little input on my part. In my opinion, there is no better team to represent you when you buy or sell an aircraft.
    – Thomas M. Belford, Nebraska
  • My first sale with Performance Aircraft was inked in four business days, for more than the listing price! The second, a Beechcraft King Air 300LW, was an impossible task—after five brokerage firms unsuccessfully tried, Performance Aircraft delivered! They understand the market, the people involved, and have so much integrity with both sides of the transaction. Theirs is a world wide reach, with an unbelievable staff. 
    – Tony Spears, Texas
  • I trusted the team at Performance Aircraft to help me identify an airplane that fit my mission, budget, and goals.  I'm happy to say that they exceeded all my expectations by keeping me informed throughout every step of the process.  You can trust that this team is not out to sell you an airplane but to be a lifelong aviation partner.  I would definitely use them again for selling or buying an aircraft.  Thank you!
    – Eric Leatherman, Nebraska
  • As a first time buyer, I was nervous about the entire process–plane selection, negotiations, paperwork, and closing. After my first contact with Stacey at Performance Aircraft, I knew they were the right fit to help me. She quickly made me feel at ease with everything. Their website is positively the best and most comprehensive in its class.  The process was smooth and the plane was exactly as it was represented. I couldn't be happier!
    – Dennis Cooley, Florida
  • Your team did exactly what you said you would do, which is a very rare trait in today's business world. I would recommend you guys highly...you have integrity.
    – Tony Wagner, Florida
  • I purchased an airplane from Performance Aircraft a few years ago and have also utilized some of their Flight Training Services since that time. I have developed a respect for their professional expertise in both their Training and Sales side of their business.
    – Mike Kelly, Nebraska
  • Because of your professional team and alliances with other top companies, you will be my first call when looking to purchase another airplane. Thank you again.
    – Tom Saxon, Florida
  • I would tell my friends they can trust Performance Aircraft to provide honest, ethical, and enthusiastic service. Bill found an aircraft that best suits our needs while staying well within our budget. The whole process was practically stress-free. And, the post-purchase training and follow-ups have been phenomenal.
    – Matt Young, Wyoming
  • Your communication here is very good and I really appreciated your honesty. Your follow up is awesome. Bill knew the value of airplanes as well as anyone I have met in the industry and I have been flying for over 30 years. You guys did a great job communicating with me throughout the process and kept the plane moving to closing. I was very pleased with everything.
    – Randy Christo, Nebraska
  • Their knowledge of the market allowed us to feel confident that they understood aircraft values. Additionally, the personality of the marketing team made this an easy decision that we would be treated well and communicated with frequently on their progress.
    – Skyhawk Flying Club, Nebraska
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