Ray Altmann was born up in Chicago, Illinois, but grew up in Southwest Florida. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2013 and was certified by the Florida Department of Education. Ray spent 5 years as a professional educator in both the public and private sectors. He is the educational developer for Epic Flight Academy and a flight instructor. Additionally, Ray oversees the Schoology learning management platform. He also develops educational materials for Epic’s online and in-person classes.
Ray trained and earned his Private Pilot’s license, Instrument rating, Commercial Single-Engine license, CFI, and CFII ratings at Epic. The combination of Ray’s teaching experience and pilot training has given Ray a unique insight of the challenges and achievements Epic student’s face while on the path to becoming professional pilots. He takes these experiences into consideration as he further develops Epic’s flight instruction methodology and while teaching students both on the ground and in the air.