Kevin Hess

Owner, Harford Air Services, LLC / Co-Owner, Harford County Airport

Kevin, a Harford County native, began his flight career while at Salem College, West VA in 1985. While a pilot here at the Harford County Airport, he received his A&P in 1994 and his IA in 1997. He has flown all over the world as a private charter pilot and came back to Harford County where he took over the old flight school in 1996, renaming it Harford Air. Kevin’s mission has always been to further aviation in Harford County by making flight training more enjoyable and accessible to everyone.

Johnna Bachman

Office Manager

Johnna has lived and worked in Harford County her entire life: growing up within 7 miles of our airport! She worked as an office manager for 17 years, and a stay at home mom for 18 more. She enjoys working part-time and getting to know our fun clientele and learning about aviation. “It’s like coming home!”

Flight Instructors

Charles Schulze

Originally from Montgomery County, MD, Charlie has been in Harford County since 1991. He began his aviation career as an Army aviator in 1983, achieving his military Instructor Pilot in Helicopters. In 1989 he received his Commercial Airplane and Helicopter ratings. He began teaching at Harford Air in 2012.

Duane Wallace

While not exactly a native, Duane has been a Harford County resident since the 1960’s. He began his flying career in Fallston, obtaining his Private Pilot Certificate in 1983 followed by his CFII in 2008. As a retired elementary school principal, he is continually learning and received his Rotorcraft Helicopter Certificate in 2014. He loves to teach and to fly!

Ethan Denton

Ben Rowe

Certified Flight Instructor, CFI, CFII

Commercial Single and Multi-Engine Airplane   

Dave Kleponis

Certified Flight Instructor, CFI, CFII

Advanced Ground Instructor

Commercial Single and Multi- Engine Airplane

Tailwheel Instructor

Erik Kotkas

Certified Flight Instructor, CFI, CFII

Commercial Single Airplane

Tailwheel Instructor 

Matt Lozinak

Certified Flight Instructor, CFI

Commercial Single and Multi-Engine Airplane

Rene Johnykutty

Certified Flight Instructor, CFI, CFII

Commercial Single and Multi-Engine Airplane

Tailwheel Instructor 



Certified Airplane and Powerplant Mechanics


Anthony Svezzese


Ben Anderson

Nick Hess


Jamie Stookey







Mechanical Assistants


Jacob Pendergrast

James Ambler



From your first lesson you will feel the Harford Air difference.
Not only will you receive a top-quality aviation education,
you will become part of our community.