James Brendel

Reno, NV
Home: (916) 759-0450
Work: (916) 759-0450
Cell: (916) 759-0450


STRUCTURED - PROFESSIONAL - STANDARDIZED • 47 years instructing experience • Minden Airport, Nevada or your Home Base • (Travel expenses may apply) BUYERS ONLY Aircraft Purchase Consultation Service • Pre-purchase surveys, annual inspections, logbook & AD review • Model specific maintenance advice & appraisal analysis • FAA Repair Station & Certified Avionics Shop Associations SPECIALIZATIONS • Flight Reviews & Instrument Proficiency Checks • BPPP Initial & Recurrent, Insurance Checkouts • Turbo-Normalized Bonanzas & Pressurized 58P Barons • Avionics Familiarization • Garmin G500 TXi, G3X & Aspen Evolution Flight Displays • Navigators: GTN 650/750 & Xi, GNS 530/430, Avidyne IFD-500 Series • Autopilots: Garmin GFC 500/600, Avidyne & S-TEC, Century • Foreflight & Garmin Tablet Pilot Apps Qualifications - Licenses/Ratings • FAA Wings, NAFI, & ABS-BPPP Certified Instructor • STEM Academy Aviation Instructor • 17,000+ hours total time - 6,000+ hours instruction given • CFI/CFII/MEI, A&P-I/A • Transports Flown: DC-8, B-727, B-747, MD-10, MD-11, B-777 • Type Ratings: MD-10, MD-11, Boeing 777 • FedEx - 12 years MD-11 Line Captain Instructor


Serial #: D-8701
Tail #: N741JB
Model #: V35A


ABS Flight Instructor Academy Grad
A & P
Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI)
BPPP Accredited Flight Instructor
Certification Flight Instructor (CFI)
Certification Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII)
Airline Transport Pilot Certification (ATP)
Inspector Authorization (IA)
Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI)
Member National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI)
Multiengine Instructor (MEI)
Single Control Qualified Travel Air Instructor
Single Control Qualified Baron Instructor
Single Control Qualified Debonair Instructor


Baron 58P 58TC
Bonanza/Debonair (AGI)
Bonanza E-Series Engine
Bonanza With Electrically Controlled Propeller
Century Autopilot
G36 Bonanza
Garmin 400/430/500/530/WAAS
GARMIN 560/750E
King KFC 150,200,225,Autopilot
King KLN 90/90B
King KLN 94
S-TEC Autopilot
Turbonormal Bonanza/Debonair