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Featured Staff Member: Joe Nily

Featured Staff Member: Joe Nily

Joe Nily is one of the assistant chief pilots at our Morristown facility in New Jersey. He is a hard-working employee, and he embodies the qualities of a true leader. He has been working at our Morristown location for two years, and he has established himself not only as an expert in his field but also as a compassionate mentor to students and fellow instructors alike.

With a background in the US Marine Corps, where he served as a technician and electrician on the F-18 fighter jet, Joe has a unique set of skills and experiences that greatly contribute to his exceptional performance as an assistant chief pilot. Originally from the sunny state of California, his time in the Marine Corps undoubtedly left an indelible mark on his character and work ethic. The discipline instilled in him during his rigorous training and four years of service have molded him into the dedicated professional he is today.

After leaving the Marine Corps, Joe embarked on a new path, venturing into flight instructing as part of the Powered Flight Program. The program serves as the initial flight training for midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy, granting them the essential knowledge and skills required for a successful aviation career.

Joe’s commitment to the craft of flight instruction is currently reflected in the positive feedback he receives from both his co-workers and students. Described as friendly and approachable, Joe has gained a reputation as someone who is always willing to lend a helping hand and offer valuable advice. His extensive knowledge and caring attitude make him the go-to person for instructors and students seeking guidance in various aspects of aviation.

Beyond his professional expertise, Joe possesses a notable passion for music, particularly the guitar. This shows that he is not only devoted to his role as a chief pilot, but he is also someone who appreciates the beauty and creativity that music brings to life. This aspect of Joe’s personality further adds to his charisma and relatability, making him an exceptional leader.

American Flyers recognizes and appreciates Joe for his unwavering dedication to his work, his teammates, and every single student at the Morristown location. Joe’s commitment to excellence is evident in his meticulous approach to every task, his profound knowledge of aviation, and his ability to inspire others. He consistently goes above and beyond to ensure the success and development of everyone he interacts with, creating an environment that fosters growth and achievement.

Joe Nily is a remarkable asset to American Flyers. We take pride in having someone like Joe on our team, as he exemplifies the qualities of a born leader and demonstrates unwavering dedication to his profession. He is truly deserving of the recognition and appreciation he receives. From everyone at American Flyers, thank you!