Lakeland College has named Brandon Molina, an accomplished pilot and flight instructor with extensive aviation industry experience, its instructor of aviation science.
Molina comes to Lakeland from Gulfstream Aerospace in Appleton, Wis., where he has been working since 2013 as an engineer for one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the country. He has also served as chief flight instructor with Tailwind Flight Academy.
Prior to coming to Wisconsin, Molina worked for 14 years at Duncan Aviation in Battle Creek, Mich.
He has also worked in higher education, serving as a certified flight instructor at Western Michigan University. Molina has a bachelor’s degree in aviation flight sciences from Western Michigan, and he holds multiple pilot ratings and certifications.