Learn To Fly

Fox Stephens Field - Gilmer Municipal Airport (KJXI) Gilmer, Texas

How to Begin?

The first step is easy at Fox Stephens Field (KJXI). This is a first class airport with helpful, friendly folks: more than that, they are passionate about aviation, willing to share that passion with anyone who shows an interest. Don't believe us; email or pick up the phone now to see for yourself!

Where to Start?

Start now at Gilmer's finest, Fox Stephens Field - Gilmer Municipal Airport (KJXI). Visit AirNav for more information.

Or you can check out our affiliate, The Flight School at Johnson Aviation in Tyler, TX at their website FlyTyler.com

Who Will Help?

There are several Certified Flight Instructors at Fox Stephens Field (KJXI) who will be more than willing to help you get started and ensure you have the proper materials to complete your training.

  • Initial Training: David Canche - 616.403.9790
  • Instrument instructor
  • Multiengine instructor
  • Sport pilot instructor
  • Biennial Flight Review Check Pilot: Jason Kramer - 903.590.7707 & Steve Dean - 903.790.7435

Where to Find an Aircraft?

Training aircraft are available at Fox Stephens Field (KJXI).

  • JASON KRAMER - Professional Pilot and Flight Instructor "Owns a C-172 training aircraft and bases out of Gilmer and Gladewater airports. and will also train in your own personal aircraft"