meet your cfi
The founder and owner of Modine Aviation is also the primary Flight Instructor, Examiner and Aviation consultant. Amon "CJ" Modine, is a retired Paramedic from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY*EMS). He was an educator at the Fire Academy, where he oversaw the development of Emergency Medical Services Training for EMT, Paramedic and Firefighter candidates. Like many others in the FDNY, he responded to the World Trade Center attack on 9/11. He survived the collapse of the second tower. CJ, now retired from the Department, lives on Central Florida's Space Coast with his family, where he enjoys all things Aviation.
"To ensure you get the best training possible, we offer personalized, one-on-one, learner-oriented training."
FAA Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE)
Pilot and Flight Instructor ratings:
Commercial Pilot, Instrument Airplane
Single | Multi Engine Land
Gold Seal Flight Instructor - Airplane
Gold Seal Flight Instructor - Instrument
Advanced Ground Instructor
Instrument Ground Instructor
Total flight time (as of 2019) 10,000+ hours and counting
FAASTeam Lead Representative
CJ served on the Board of Directors of the Orlando Apopka Airport for many terms, where he assisted in the development of the airport, establishing instrument approach procedures (TERPS), and installation of VASI (Visual Approach Slope Indicators) for both ends of the runway.
Recognized for his efforts with the naming of MODIN Intersection, as depicted on the RNAV (GPS)-A and RNAV (GPS)-B approaches to X04 by industry peers.
Aircraft Owners & Pilot's Association
National Association of Flight Instructors
Society of Aviation and Flight Educators