Interested in learning to fly?

Contact one of our flight instructors and set up a reservation to take a Demo flight. Go to reservations section and complete your inquiry to Travis Walcznski in the Cessna 172 or Jabiru (LSA).  From there you will be contacted and directed to either Travis, Stan or Ray Xanders or one of our other top, professional, experienced flight instructors! Hope to hear from you soon!

Meet our Certified Flight Instructors

Travis Walczynski


Travis has been a certified flight instructor with SRT Aviation for just a short time and has already made a major impact. He is flying both GA and LSA aircraft and joins our team of other instructors to allow us to maintain our quality, friendly and professional staff and flight department.

We are very happy to have Travis with us!

Travis’ contact information:

Phone: 630-659-5689


Stan Blank


Stan has been part of the SRT family for some time and now joins the team as a LSA Instructor. As the torch has been passed , the doors are now open for the future. Stan is a stand up man and one whom takes pride in everything he does. With years of teaching behind him, Stan is a man of his word, honor, and professionalism.  We all all blessed to have him on our team. 

Stan’s contact information:

Phone: 618-315-1496



Steve Lewis


Steve has been part of the SRT family for a while now as a Part 91 and as an LSA Instructor. Steve has fit right into the SRT standard and is a stand-up guy.  We all all blessed to have him on our team. 

Steve’s contact information:

Phone: 618-534-5402



Ray Xanders

Ray has been part of the SRT family from almost the start. Our most seasoned veteran is also our busiest. Ray is always ready to help if he can. Ray is a large part of our team and we are blessed to have him. 

Ray’s contact information:

Phone: 618-919-1219



Contact Travis, Ray, Stan or Steve Today!