Meet the Granite Crew!
Danielle Morales - Manager
Originally from Priest River, Idaho, Danielle recently relocated back to the area and began her aviation journey here at Granite Aviation in June of 2016. She has spent time overseas, in the Midwest, and southern Idaho, but firmly believes nothing compares to the beauty of northern Idaho. She loves spending her free time enjoying each of the seasons here while currently pursuing her Master's of education degree. In the Fall of 2018, Danielle earned her private pilot’s license and enjoys sharing this passion with her daughters all over the Pacific Northwest.
Kinzie Plocher - Line Service Technician / Administration Receptionist
Born and raised in Swan Valley, Idaho, Kinzie moved to Sandpoint in June of 2017. Her love of aviation started at a young age, as she grew up watching her dad work as an aircraft mechanic. In 2012, she started working at Teton Aviation Center in Driggs, Idaho, and gained experience in the Line, Maintenance, and Customer Service departments. In November of 2014 she earned her Private Pilot’s License, and has logged time in some incredible Warbird’s including: Grumman Albatross, T-2 Buckeye, and T-28 Trojan. When she is away from the airport she enjoys spending time on the lake, and skiing or snowboarding during the winter.
Troy Hindle - Line Service Technician
Troy is originally from the East Coast and relocated with his family to Sandpoint a few years ago. He enjoys aviation, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.