Meet Tres Clinton

Owner of C3 AIR LLC, Tres graduated from the University of Oklahoma with an B.S. degree in Aviation Management.  Tres has been flying since 2004 and teaching since 2007.  Tres was able to work as a flight instructor at a accredited part 141 flight training program with the University for 2 years before moving to his hometown of Burnet, TX. 


Working with DPE and Master CFI, Ken Wittekiend with ProMark Aviation Services for more than a decade, Tres gained quality teaching skills and has had the opportunity to work with dozens of pilots with over a 90% first time pass rate for their check rides. 

Tres served in the Texas Army National Guard from 2010-2016 as a Fire Support Specialist "Fister" with the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade and was able to serve in Operation Enduring Freedom.


With over 3000 hours teaching and more than 4500 total, Tres has taught Sport Pilot through CFI and specializes in tailwheel and seaplane training both basic and advanced.  He has his Single & Multi-Engine Commercial, Airplane Single Sea certificate, Tailwheel, as well as his CFI & CFII.  Tres is currently working on his Master CFI.

A FAA Safety Team Representative, The Recreational Aviation Foundation Texas State Liaison, member of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Society of Aviation Flight Educators (SAFE), and Seaplane Pilots Association, Tres is involved in aviation throughout the industry and continues to promote safe aviation techniques in all his courses.

Burnet, TX

C3 Air is based in Burnet (BMQ) and located in the Texas Hill Country just northwest of Austin.  Burnet, TX offers a great training area due to its access to a variety of different airspace and airports in a short amount of time.

Burnet offers a variety of great hotel accomodations and dining options.  CLICK HERE is learn more about our town.

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