February 1, 2020
Paul Van Brunt of Lakeville, MN was awarded the 2020 CFI of the year Minnesota FISDO GL15 and FAAST team award. Paul is a CFII, MEI, IGI, and AGI with over 5,000 hour's instruction given in all types of planes from tail draggers to multi-engine. Also, an A&P, he works for Air Trek North flight school.
Paul is a FAAST team representative with the Minneapolis FSDO and AOPA member. His impressive record had more than 30 students Pass their check rides last year. His success rate is very high. He also has a high desire to teach new people to fly and obtain their dreams in aviation.
Paul is also a Major in the Civil Air Patrol 130th squadron Lakeville, MN.
Teaching others to fly is a privilege that Paul is thankful that he has the opportunity to be able to do.