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Our Team

Evan Taylor

Evan Taylor

Chief Pilot | CFI, CFII, MEI

Acting as our chief pilots for Taylor-Made Flight Training, Evan always knew from a young age that he wanted to be involved in aviation when he grew up. He attended Spartan College of Aeronautics from 2005–2007 and obtained his Commercial, CFI, CFII, MEI. Since 2017, Evan has trained over 100 pilots, in both single-engine and multi-engine aircraft, from private pilot students to training commercial, multi-engine rated pilots to fly sophisticated aerial survey aircraft all around the country for Sandhills Aviation. Evan has acted as an imaging pilot for Sandhills Aviation in the past and currently flies Part 135 charter operations for a variety of charter operators.  He is intricately aware of the mindset of a constantly traveling commercial pilot and what it takes them to be successful and efficient in their future career goals; to say the least, Evan has the experience needed to help guide you on your future career path in aviation.

Steven Sherwood

Steven Sherwood

President

Steven a small business owner and the owner of Taylor-Made Flight Training. He has sixteen years of experience in the aviation and geospatial industry, with thirteen of those years working with EagleView Technologies, as a pilot, fleet manager, operations manager, and now owner of a business contracted to work with them. He possesses a current commercial pilot certificate, having over 2,000 hours of aerial surveying flight time in the make and models of the aircraft his flight school provide. Steven has a Bachelor of Science with a double-major in Aircraft Systems Management & Geography from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, holds a Master of Arts degree in Geography with a GIS certificate from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and has 2 years of Ph.D. research experience in the remote sensing field from Kansas State University. Steven is an expert in how the aviation industry pairs up with the field of geospatial technologies, and he is involved directly in the day-to-day management of Sandhills training division, which incorporates Taylor-Made Flight Training.

Roberto Ibarra

Roberto Ibarra

Fleet Maintenance Manager

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