Meet the team

Andrew Kwiatkowski

Andrew Kwiatkowski

Andrew Kwiatkowski is the Chief Flight Instructor at Centennial Flight Center. He holds a Class 2 instructor rating and is a Multi-IFR instructor. He started flying before he could legally drive, and after struggling to stay awake in a dull ground school class, he resolved to teach the class himself. He’s been passionate about instructing ever since and works hard to help you achieve your aviation goals.
Laine Ewaschuk

Laine Ewaschuk

Laine has been flying for over ten years and completed all of his flight training in the Edmonton area. He has spent the last two years as a flight instructor and as a first officer. In addition, Laine holds a Diploma in Business Management from MacEwan University. When not flying, he enjoys the outdoors, riding his motorcycle, and playing hockey.
Noufal Tharayan

Noufal Tharayan

With a dream of becoming a pilot, Noufal came to Canada in 2008 for flight training and Ever since he had the first flight lesson, he’s always wanted to fly for a living, He started as a Flight Instructor in Central Ontario and now with more than 1500 hours of Flight Instructing time and an ATPL holder, he teaches PPL, CPL, Night rating, and Multi -IFR
Asif Ali

Asif Ali

Asif is a Class 3 Instructor and teaches PPL, CPL and Night Ratings. He has about 800 hours instructing and a few hundred hours of line flying.
Kash Kashyap

Kash Kashyap

Kash is a Class 3 Instructor teaching PPL, CPL and Night Ratings. His energy and focus on providing the best training possible makes him a perfect fit with our school.
Rick Kohlmann

Rick Kohlmann

Rick is a new addition to team Centennial and was brought on board to help develop our new Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License Program. He is a Commercial and Multi-Instrument Rated pilot with a great deal of experience in aviation in Canada. His experience in program development, standardization and being an ICAO course developer makes him a valuable team member.

Rick’s experience teaching spans more than a decade having previously served with the Canadian Forces as a Medic, Rescue Specialist & NATO Instructor. Additionally, he has been a professional Skydiver, having successfully logged over 4000 jumps and holds Instructor ratings in 4 different countries as well as serving with the Canadian Forces Parachute Demonstration Team, The SkyHawks, where he performed at Airshows in front of 100’s of thousands of people across North America.

Rick will be teaching as a Class 4 instructor when we launch our new IATP program in the new year.

Contact Us Today

Centennial Flight Center Inc.
Building Hangar 42
Villeneuve Airport
Sturgeon County, AB, Canada
T8T 0E3

780-451-7676
[email protected]