Jessy Panzer is a certified flight instructor in airplanes, rotorcraft and seaplanes. Panzer started flying when she was 18 years old. A graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, she earned her degree in Aeronautical Science. She began flying aerobatics in 2000 and joined the U.S. Advanced Aerobatic Team in 2012.
She flew her first air show in Fairmont, Nebraska, the site for the 2003 Nebraska State Fly-In. In 2004, she qualified in the Formula One Class to race at the Reno National Championship Air Races. Jessy has also flown as a member of the “Stars of Tomorrow” Aerobatic Flight Team and is a certified air racer in the Sport Class at Reno, NV flying a Glasair III.