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The Team 2017-09-17T21:54:42+00:00

Matthew Culverhouse

Chief Flying Instructor 4000hrs

Matt has been flying for over 20 years and holds an airline licence. After a few years working in corporate aviation he decided his heart was actually with Cornwall Flying Club and become an instructor in 2010.

Ben Miskowicz

Flying instructor & Commercial Pilot 800 hrs

Ben has been flying for 10 years, splitting his flight training between the USA and the UK and currently holds a frozen ATPL. Ben is our newest Flying Instructor and has been teaching students for the past 6 months.

Kevin Jones

Flying Instructor 24000hrs

Kevin started flying at Biggin Hill in 1967 and soon after went to Africa to work with a flying doctor service. After a spell in Malaysia he returned to the UK and joined the airlines. Kevin joined the instructor team at CFC in 2013.

Charlie Appleton

Flying instructor (microlights) & Ground exams 2000 hrs

Charlie has been flying for 15 years and teaching students for the past 10 years. He holds a PPL (M), NPPL (SSEA) and LAPL. Charlie is a Flying Instructor and ground examiner and available for Microlight training and conducting Flight Reviews/Critiquing PPL (A) Students.  Charlie is also available for microlight annual permits.

Jacob Knight

Introductory Flight Pilot 160hrs

Jacob started Gliding at 14 before moving onto Powered flight at 17. After gaining his Private pilot licence he has under gone competency training to allow him to provide introductory flights and will be shortly starting his instructors course and airline licences.

Harry James

Introductory Flight Pilot 160hrs

Harry started Flying at 18 doing his training with us at Bodmin. After gaining his Private Pilot’s Licence he has under gone competency training to allow him to provide introductory flights and is currently training for his Commercial Licences.

Michelle Culverhouse

Airfield Manager

Michelle has been with Bodmin Airfield since 1999 and took over as Flying Club Manager in 2012. Michelle has an extensive knowledge in all departments and goes above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction.

Jay Gates

Airfield Manager

Jay has been involved in Aerodrome Operations and safety management for over 25 years including management roles with the Manchester Airports Group, Airports Company South Africa and Regional and City Airports Group. Jay also has experience as an Aerodrome Operations Trainer and Auditor with Airports Council International.

Carol Farnell

‘Diner 31’ Manager

Carol and her husband Steve have a long background in running small catering businesses, and Carol has taken over the franchise at the ‘Diner 31’.

“Very friendly welcome and all normal facilties on the airfield so it made a good base to fly into. Even managed to get 3 days hangarage! 2 runways so it was possible to cope with the strong wind on arrival without a problem. Easy to spot and pretty straightforward arrival and circuit procedures. Well worth a visit!”

PAUL GANDY • PILOT