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Scott McBrayer

Educational and Professional Background

An Edmond, OK native, Scott McBrayer graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2007 with a Bachelor's in Aviation Sciences. He has been in the aviation industry for over a decade and has been the Chief Pilot for Texas State Technical College since 2012. Before his current position at TSTC, he served as the Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and also as a classroom instructor. Before TSTC, he worked for Oklahoma Aviation as an Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and corporate pilot. During his career, he has flown around 40 different aircraft types, earned his Gold Seal certification, and gained valuable experience flying all over the country in a wide variety of aircraft and conditions. Scott is a certified Airline Transport Pilot, accredited NAFI Master CFI, and also works as a pilot/flight instructor on contracts with the Department of Defense, where he trains domestic and foreign military pilots.

Working with Baylor

Scott has been working with Baylor students as an instructor at TSTC - Waco since August of 2011, and has been TSTC's Chief Instructor since August of 2012. His favorite part of teaching is "...when I get to see that light bulb moment. I love knowing that I have a hand in students learning new skills and gaining new knowledge that will hopefully carry them further than I will ever go. There is something very satisfying about knowing that I am equipping people with the foundational skills that they will build upon for the rest of their career and possibly even their entire life."

More about Scott

In addition to his passion for aviation, Scott is also a musician. He has used his talents and love for music as a worship leader for local churches. He and his wife are members of Antioch Community Church and lead Life Groups for young families. Scott also loves the outdoors and travelling around the world, having visited 15 different countries so far!

Scott is a member of Waco's Aviation Safety Committee, has served as a regional FAASTeam representative, and is also a member of the City of Waco’s Aviation Advisory Board.