Portrait of Brian Dilse

Brian Dilse

  • Instructor, Aviation

Contact Info

Office Address

Ryan Hall 231
4251 University Ave Stop 9036
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9036


Boeing 777 First Officer – Emirates Group

Second in Command of Boeing 777-200, 777-300, 777-200LR, 777-300ER and 777F aircraft operating to 78 countries


DC-9 & Falcon 20 Captain – USA Jet Airlines

Pilot in Command of Douglas DC-9 and Dassault Falcon 20 aircraft flying on-demand freight throughout United States, Mexico and Canada

Passenger DC-9 charters for university sports teams and other various VIP clients


CE-560 Encore Second in Command/Intern – Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Second in Command of Citation Encores in the Upper Midwest for one of the largest electric cooperatives in the United States


King Air, Piper Seneca, Cessna 340 Pilot in Command – Weather Modification Inc

Pilot in Command of aircraft penetrating thunderstorms and firing silver-iodide flares for rain enhancement, hail suppression and atmospheric research throughout United States and Saudi Arabia

  • AVIT 708 Crew Resource Management
  • AVIT 709 High Altitude Operations
  • AVIT 710 High Performance Aircraft
  • AVIT 711 Airline Operations
  • AVIT 712 Airline Transport Pilot

B.S. Aeronautics (Commercial Aviation), University of North Dakota, 2005