Welcome to Pilot in Real Life

Stirring high performance pilots to experience higher levels of aviation passion, precision, and proficiency via continuous training, unyielding tenacity, and constant vigilance. Our objective is to inform and inspire aviators with every blog and podcast we publish.

Pilot in Real Life Team

Korey Stafford

CEO 

Korey is the CEO of Echelon Flight Support and Co-Host of Pilot in Real Life. Korey is a 15,000 hour airline pilot for a major carrier, but his aviation enthusiasm only begins there. He is also an A&P, ATP, Certified Flight Instructor, Pilot Mentor, and World Record Holder. His current aviation pastime is operating a Pitts S2B towards competition aerobatics. Korey delivers a wealth of aviation knowledge and experience which powerfully benefits aviators and aircraft owners around the world. Korey enjoys challenging pilots to learn, be persistent and always vigilant. If you have questions about aviation and flying, Korey is the guy to ask.

Michael Wright

Executive Producer

Michael is the Global Director of Echelon Flight Support. He is also the Executive Producer of and Co-Host for Pilot in Real Life. Michael is an instrument rated private pilot with 500 hours of flight time logged. Because of his love for aviation, he is currently working to complete a Commercial License and CFI Rating. Michael is committed to stirring aviators to higher levels of passion, performance, precision, and proficiency. Michael also produces a podcast called Gospel in Real Life which has been downloaded in 70 countries around the globe and can be heard on all major platforms such as Apple and Spotify.


Address

813 Gean Trail
Keller, TX, 76248, US

Mission

Stirring pilots to experience higher levels of performance, passion, precision, and proficiency via education, persistence, and constant vigilance. Our objective is to inform and inspire aviators with every blog and podcast we publish.

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