Whitewater Aviation is a family-run business with a down-to-earth attitude. Our people are honest, safe, and respectful. Here are some of our current staff:

Brian Siebert – Flight Instructor


     Flight Instructor: ASEL, AMEL, Instrument


    Commercial: Helicopter




Brian has been instructing here for almost 25 years and has logged over 15,000 flight hours, many of which are in our rental aircraft. He is an avid aviation enthusiast and loves to instruct along with flying commercially for the airlines. Brian is a no nonsense type of instructor who demands a high level of safety. Brian is also a very skilled model aircraft and helicopter pilot.

 Flight instructors as of 10-2023 are:

Brian Siebert

Steve Sturgil

Russle Sprague

Jeff Lemkuhl

Kurtis Easton

Sebastian Mathis.


  Steve Sturgil – Flight Instructor

     Flight Instructor: ASEL, AMEL, Instrument







Steve brings forty years aviation experience to his students. As a flight instructor of aircraft, both SEL and MEL as well as instruments, he has flown over twenty-five different types of aircraft and holds four type ratings. Now with Whitewater Aviation, he was a former airline pilot and corporate pilot as well as having spent ten years actively as a CFI . Steve is involved with training human factors for businesses around the country as a consultant and instructor when not flight instructing.