Newnan Flight Training - Diamond DA20 Aircraft

About Newnan Flight Training

Newnan Flight Training is based out of the Newnan-Coweta Airport (KCCO) about 30 minutes south of Atlanta. We provide instruction catered to your goals with a relaxed local setting. Whether you are an aspiring private pilot or want to start your aviation career, we can help. Our clients are of all ages, backgrounds, and experience. We can provide private, instrument, commercial, flight instructor, tailwheel, and aerobatic instruction through our experienced local instructors.


Mike Fitzpatrick

ATP, Gold Seal CFI/CFII/MEI, Tailwheel, Aerobatics

Mike is a gold seal flight instructor with experience instructing private, instrument, commercial, CFI, tailwheel, and aerobatic students. He started Newnan Flight Training in Spring of 2020. He grew up in Newnan, GA and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2012. Outside of flight training, he is a corporate pilot. You’ll often find him flying his Pitts Special biplane in between lessons.

Conner Snell

Lead Flight Instructor

Bio coming soon!

Nicholas Vooys


Nicholas is a certified flight instructor from Nashville, TN. After living abroad in New Zealand and the Netherlands he worked as a raft guide and behind the scenes on film sets. An aviation nerd since birth, he started flying in 2018 and hasn’t looked back.

Grant Jones


Grant Jones is a certified flight instructor from Brooks, GA. He graduated from Middle Georgia State University. Grant got his love of flying from his great-grandpa and has been flying since he was 14. When he’s not working, Grant enjoys playing with his black lab, Bear, watching football (especially Georgia), and hanging out with friends.

Daniel Thames


Daniel is an FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor who joined Newnan Flight Training in August of 2023. Having previously worked for over eight years in the aviation industry with inflight service at a major, mainline airline, Daniel is well versed in safety procedures and crew resource management. He shares and incorporates these skills into his instruction at every level of the training pilot experience. Before beginning his instructing career, Daniel successfully graduated from the ATP Flight School Airline Career Pilot Program in 2022. He also has a Master of Arts in International Affairs and Public Policy from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Georgia.

Megan Williams

Administrative Manager

Megan handles the administrative side of our operation for the school. In 2019, she took her first airline flight to California and decided she wanted to be a pilot. Never looking back, Megan is now a commercial pilot. Fun fact: she was the first student here at Newnan Flight Training! In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and hanging out with her nephews and her dog, Stella.