Captain Jonathan McCone III is the Chief Flight Instructor for Supreme Aviation International’s base at Potomac Airfield KVKX in USA.
Captain Jon has thousands of hours of flight time and a considerable experience in the General Aviation industry. He is involved in all day to day operations of Supreme Aviation including flight training, instructors, charters and others.
Captain McCone graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2002 with a degree in Psychology. Simultaneously he earned his Private Pilot's License in Fort Washington, MD.
In 2003-2004 McCone completed the Professional Pilot Program from Flight Safety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida. Upon returning to the Washington, D.C. area, Jon spent the next several years as a flight instructor and then chief flight instructor, successfully helping many students reach their goal of becoming pilots.
Jon also spent two years flying traffic flights for local radio stations around the Nation’s Capitol and through much of the Flight Restricted Zone surrounding Washington, D.C.
In 2008, Jon created Mid Atlantic Charters; an FAA approved part 135 aircraft charter company.
Since his association with Supreme Aviation, Captain Jon takes care of every day operations at Potomac Airfield, including flight training of international candidates, instructors and scheduling, charter flights and special on demand flights, record keeping, quality control, maintain highest and Supreme standards.
He makes sure each and every candidate is receiving appropriate training, as per the designed syllabus and highest standards set by Supreme Aviation.
Captain Jon conducts the evaluation flights scheduled after every few training flights, as per the syllabus, to make sure the candidates and instructors are performing their level best. Captain Jon upon his satisfaction, signs the candidates for their ‘check ride’ flights to ensure Supreme has 100% passing percentage with the FAA examiner for their certificates and ratings.
Captain Jon also recruits flight instructors, after ensuring all of them posses Supreme flying skills, with thorough knowledge, enthusiasm to impart knowledge and all other required teaching qualities.
Captain Jon makes sure the student and instructor ratio along with the aircraft is strictly maintained as per Supreme standards. He monitors scheduling directly and ensures all candidates, instructors and aircrafts comply with the regulations at the same time stay highly satisfied.
He also makes sure the aircraft receives scheduled, unscheduled and other required maintenance in coordination with the Director of maintenance at Supreme Aviation.
His passion for flying and teaching can be experienced during the Multi Engine training phase of candidates, where Captain Jon shares his teaching, training and piloting skills himself.
Accordingly, Supreme Aviation prefers to have Captain Jon conduct all charter flights and on demand flights on our Multi Engine airplane.
Captain Jon also stays up to date on other activities and daily operations at Supreme Aviation. CEO & President receive direct reports from Captain McCone about all the activities, ensuring each and every client, student, activity has Supreme standards and 100% satisfaction.
Please feel free to get in touch with Captain Jonathon McCone firstname.lastname@example.org