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The best team in the Twin Cities – Offering instruction at competitive rates.

Flight Instruction Rate


Twin Cities Flight offers all flight instructor services at one rate

**The rate shown above does not include 2% MAC Fees**

Meet Our Team

Twin Cities Flight offers an exceptional team of instructors that are passionate about aviation and strive to share that passion with others. Our instructors provide only the highest quality instruction and hold students accountable to the highest standards. This is the best team in the Twin Cities. Take a look for yourself.

Seth Underdahl

General Manager

Seth grew up in Columbus, MN on a small hobby farm. In the earlier years of his life, he spent a great amount of his time helping with his parents small farm operation and grew to love the countryside setting. The neighborhood he grew up in was tight-knit and there…

Tim Luedtke

Flight Operations and Facilities Manager (CFI)

Tim grew up in Linwood, MN, attended the University of Minnesota, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mortuary Science. His introduction to aviation didn’t occur until moving next door to a busy metro area seaplane base. Whether planes were taking off from the water or the grass strip, he…

Bryan Helberg


Bryan was born and raised in central Wisconsin to two Air Force Veteran parents. His father performed engine maintenance on T-38s, while his mother worked in supply and administration. His familial experience in the Air Force led him to develop an interest in aviation, but he never saw a career…

DJ Horton

Chief Flight Instructor (CFI, CFII, MEI, Stage Check)

DJ started flying as child with his dad and at 16 earned his Private Pilot Certificate - Glider. DJ grew up in San Diego and spent several years traveling internationally before settling in Minnesota. He has extensive global experience, having flown throughout East Africa and the Middle East, visiting more…


CFI, CFII, Stage Check Instructor

Matt joined Twin Cities Flight Training in August 2019. He first learned to fly in high school at a small airport in upstate New York where he earned his Private Pilot Certificate. After high school, Matt moved halfway across the country to attend the University of North Dakota, where he…



James began flying in 1998 while attending school at St. Cloud State. During his time at St. Cloud, James earned his Commercial Certificate, his Flight Instructor Certificate, and a Bachelor of Science Degree. After college James took a short break from aviation and earned his Master Plumbers License and currently…



Brandon grew up in St Michael, MN. He attended St John's University in St Joseph and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Shortly after college he decided that an office job wasn’t for him, so he decided to start flying. He hasn’t had any regrets with pursuing aviation…



McKenna unexpectedly caught the travel bug while dancing professionally for the NBA. Given opportunities to dance internationally, McKenna aspired to find a profession that could take her across the world once retiring from her dance career. With encouragement from family and friends, she began flight training during the height of…



Ronny grew up in South Haven, Minnesota. As the first in his family to pursue a career in aviation, Ronny has always had a passion for flight. His journey began at the age of 14 flying sailplanes in the Civil Air Patrol. Ronny has 5 children that also enjoy taking…



Ben grew up surrounded by airplanes. Both his father and grandfather were airline pilots. He achieved his Private Pilot Certificate in the summer of 2014 in St. Cloud, his home airport. The following school year, he attended Minnesota State University, Mankato. There he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Flight,…



Abigail was born and raised in Williston, ND. She then moved to Arizona and attended Arizona State University to obtain a Bachelors in Aeronautical Management Technology. Her godfather would take her flying occasionally in his Piper Cherokee which inspired her to start flying herself. Her passion for aviation quickly grew…






Certified Flight Instructor

Riley grew up in Osceola, WI where he was introduced to flying at a very young age. After earning his private pilot license while in high school, he knew he wanted to pursue a career in aviation. Riley went on to get his Bachelor’s degree in professional flight at Minnesota…

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