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Michael “Mikey” Matthews

Instructor + Co-owner

Michael Matthews MEII ATP ASES,  is a cofounder and half owner of Piedmont Puddle Jumpers. He is a senior instructor and a long time staple of the local general aviation community. Having logged over 7000 hours of flight time spanning a 15 year flying career he has a very interesting story. Matthews is the product of an Army Aviation Family and was raised on grassroots! He’s been actively instructing aerobatics, tail wheel, high performance, complex and turbine/jet for many years. Currently a corporate pilot he is a captain on the Embraer 145 Jet for Victory Air in Statesville NC. He has acquired multiple type ratings and is equipped with credentials. Matthews has been flying for NASCAR royalty for many years and has even logged several seasons of crop dusting. You’re in good hands with Mike.