Dr. Bernhard H. Charlemagne began flying gliders when he was 16 in Germany and got his first license in 1983. Today he holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot License fixt wing and helicopter, with DC 3 and Jet Typratings and has more than 5319 accident free flying hours in more than 85 different aircrafts from Gliders, LSA, Seaplanes, Helicopters to Jets. He is also a FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor with more than 931 hours flight instruction given.
He is a Senior Military Aviation Advisor with USSATMO in Ft. Bragg N.C.
Bernhard is also a FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic and FAA Inspection Authorization, who can conduct annual inspections.
Mr. Charlemagne graduated from a FAR 141 Flight Academy and was flying multi engine transport airplanes in a FAR 125 and FAR 135 operation. He studied World Politics at The Catholic University in Washington D.C. majoring in international political economy and was awarded a Master of Arts degree. His PhD dissertation was about the legal framework of space commercialization and policy prescriptions to promote space commercialization in the area of remote sensing, satellites and space travel. In 2010 he graduated from the Air Force Inspector General College at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico and the Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy, Glynco, GA.
His 20 year professional carrier covered project management, logistic, pilot services, maintenance, auditing, Inspector General work and education at college and university level. He worked in Europe, Africa, North and South America.
Bernhard’s qualifications and ratings
- Airline Transport Pilot
License with DC3 and Jet Type rating. Since 1993
- Airline Transport Pilot Helicopter
- Certificated Flight instructor
Single, Instrument and Multi engine. Since 1991
Glider Flight Instructor
FAA GOLD SEAL INSTRUCTOR
- Airframe and Power plant mechanic
- FAA Inspection Authorization (IA)
with Pratt and Whitney factory training.
- Commercial Pilot
Single engine Sea, Multi engine Sea.
Which kind of instruction can you get?
Bernhard likes to teach and enjoys to give you personalized instruction which fits your needs, schedule and mission profile. He has a wide aviation background which also covers airline operations and can help you to achieve your aviation goal. You can get the following services:
Technical Advanced Aircraft (TAA) training, Transition to Glass cockpit, FITS, ADM, Crew Resource Management CRM and Instrument training, Biannual Flight Reviews, Instrument proficiency checks, High altitude training-endorsement FAR 61.31, tailwheel instruction and endorsement, stall -spin and emergency training, glider and powered glider instruction, Light Sport Airplane LSA, Diamond and Cessna factory training.
He can also prepare you for the Air Force Academy and ISR operations.
Multi engine and jet transition training from to piston-turbine-jet, Factory trained on Pratt and Whitney engines
He is a Proctor with Lasergrade and can administer FAA written exams
Bernhard’s success record
His last 10 clients passed successful their ratings e.g.
1 ATP, 1 initial CFI, 1 CFII, 1 Multi engine Instructor, 1 Instrument, 3 multi, 2 commercial
He is a member in good standing of the following organizations
Cessna pilot association, National Association of Flight Instructors, Airborne Law Enforcement Association,
Civil Air Patrol as Instructor Pilot
Bernhard’s other activities:
He was a staff member of the National Flight Academy in Ft. Pickett and helped as a volunteer at the Oshkosh seaplane base during the EAA AirVenture and at the Reno Air Races.
Bernhard can be reached by email: firstname.lastname@example.org