As the Chief Instructor of Aamro Aviation, Brett Duffy brings in more than 6000 hours of flying experience. He has been a flight instructor for over 10 years teaching in single, multiengine, and jet aircraft. In addition to flight instructing, he also flies charter flights in Hawker, Citation, and Lear aircraft and he is also a Pilot for the Air National Guard. Brett believes that it is important to learn something on every flight.
Brett Duffy’s lifelong fascination with aviation started as a child, when he used to visit his hometown airport with his parents to watch the airplanes take off and land. Brett quickly moved from fascination to vocation by earning his pilot’s license right out of high school while working on his Associates in Aviation Technology and Bachelor of Business degrees.
Brett’s aviation career took off when he moved to Philadelphia, where he became a traffic watch pilot and reporter. In subsequent years, he moved on to flying for a part 135 cargo operation in St. Louis and Arkansas. Brett is a proud member of The Air National Guard and is attached to the 171st Air Refuelling Wing out of Pittsburgh International Airport.
Born in the Pittsburgh area in 1972, Brett has his ATP license and holds type ratings for Beech jet, Hawker , and Lear jet aircraft. When he’s not flying, Brett might be found water-skiing on the rivers or working for a charity. He also enjoys refurbishing almost anything antique or broken except a broken heart.