Northstar Jet would like to welcome aspiring pilots of all ages and backgrounds. If you would like to start flying in Missoula, please email our flight department at or call our front desk at 406-721-8886, and our friendly receptionist will patch you through to one of our instructors.



Commercial Pilot | Single-Engine Land | Tailwheel | Certified Flight Instructor | Multi-Engine Land

Originally from Missoula, Montana, Lance grew up flying among the mountains and northwest.  He joined the Northstar Jet team in 2012 as a line serviceman.  He has since earned his CFI and moved into the flight department.  Lance is currently in pursuit of his aircraft mechanics license in our shop as well.  Please call or email us to reserve time with him.


Commercial Pilot | Certified Flight Instructor | Multi-Engine Land | Single-Engine Sea | Tailwheel
Having grown up in the Pacific Northwest, Leah discovered her passion for flying while visiting the numerous back country strips in the area. She completed her Multi-Engine Commercial and Flight Instructor training locally and is excited to help future pilots earn their wings. Her ultimate goal is to continue flying over the incredible mountains and valleys of the region as a crop duster or tanker pilot. Leah is available to provide scenic flights, Private and Commercial Pilot training, and ground instruction.

Trevor Stene

Commercial Pilot | Single-Engine Land | Certified Flight Instructor | Multi-Engine Instructor

 Born and raised in Montana, Trevor joined the NSJ team in 2015 to share his passion of flying and instructing.  As a general aviation enthusiast, Trevor has spent many hours flying around the mountains of Montana.  Trevor was recently hired at Horizon Airlines and will be working part time at Northstar for the winter.