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Hours: 8am - 6pm
Nathan Kogge | Flight Instructor
Certificates & Ratings Held: CFI
Like many others, my interest in aviation has been one that has gripped me in one way or another for the majority of my life. That led me to spend the better half of the past decade working for an international OEM that manufactures a number of products- including aircraft and related components. The opportunity of learning the business from an administrative and communication standpoint (translation/interpretation) had me quickly promoted to conducting a myriad of other responsibilities within the vast supply chain within the aerospace industry. I juggled the job, school and flight training for a number of years, obtaining the majority of my pilot qualifications here at Rainier.
It is with that experience I can say that in the world of aviation, one size does not “fit all”; I am keen on being cognizant of your individual path to seeking our services, whether it is for career training or leisure. While it can be challenging, learning to fly has been the best choice I’ve made in my life, and my hope is for you to feel the same as well. The skills learned here helped me excel in college, career, and of course, operating an aircraft!
Outside of flying and travel, I have wide-ranging interests from food, cars, real estate, investing, jogging, hiking, and spending time with friends and family. I hold a degree in HR Management and am fluent in English and Japanese; languages being another one of my interests, I also took up to learning the Korean script (Hangul) and aim to be fluent in that language someday.
I’m elated to be part of this team and I look forward to contributing to your success!