Meet Our Staff
Ponderosa Aero Club staff are dedicated to making our members flying safe, convenient, fun, and affordable. We are here to assist members whether it be helping with scheduling aircraft and/or instructors, billing questions, or just hanging out for a bit of hangar flying; the staff is here for you.
Brett Boesiger // Former General Manager / Instructor
Brett began flying in the summer of 2009 at a small FBO located in a great flying community of Minot, North Dakota. Some years later he attained his instrument rating, commercial, certified flight instructor, and multi-engine instructor certificates. In 2015, Brett began his commercial pilot career as a flight instructor and aerial pipeline inspector out in the oil fields of North Dakota. Brett is originally from Idaho, his family resides in Boise, so he was thrilled at the opportunity to begin flight instructing at Ponderosa Aero Club, and get back to his roots. Brett was even more excited to be presented with the offer to become the General Manager. He loves aviation and is excited to serve the club and its many members.Read More
Noah Goeddertz // Flight Line Manager
Noah began his flying career March of 2013 in the frigid tundra of North Dakota, where he was given a free introduction flight courtesy of his Aviation 2 program in high school. He didn't fly much after that until his senior year of high school when he was awarded the North Dakota Pilots Association flight training scholarship. He then went on to earn his private pilots license at Bismarck Aero Center in North Dakota, two weeks before his high school graduation. After graduation Noah moved to Boise, ID, to continue his flight instruction and went on to earn his instrument rating with CFII Rick Reierson at Ponderosa Aero Club. He is now working to build his hours for the commercial check ride and plans to get his flight instructor license by Fall of 2018.Read More
Zach Ravlin // Ramp and Office Assistant
Zach Ravlin was provided a flight with the Young Eagles in 2011 and has dreamed of becoming a pilot ever since. In 2014 Zach joined the United States Civil Air Patrol and started hanging out around airports whenever time allowed. The aviation community and his family have nourished Zach’s love for aviation. Zach recently began taking flight lessons at the Boise Airport. He enjoys photography and videos his training whenever possible. Zach plans to have his private pilot license by 2018 and then begin building time to achieve commercial and flight instructor certificates.Read More