Emerson Smith, CFI, CFII

Emerson is a seasoned CFI, CFII with extensive experience with TAA aircraft. Emerson performs both conventional and accelerated courses and has a skill for making training fun, exciting, and memorable.

Alan Hernandez, CFI

Alan is a CFI with a background in aircraft maintenance. Alan is an A & P/IA and manages a repair facility when not instructor with High Flight Aviation. A passionate, skilled aviator with a skill for patience.

Jeff Glass, CFI

When he's not on the ice, Jeff is a talented instructor and valued member of the High Flight team. Working in different airspaces across North America he is now a CFI in San Diego excited about helping the next generation of pilots reach their goals, similar to how he has taught the next generation of hockey players.

Patrick Ciri, CFI

Patrick is a talented CFI with extensive experience with primary students. Leaving behind his career in marketing, Patrick decided that flying was more his way of life, and it suits him well. An asset to the High Flight team, Patrick performs a variety of instruction.

Shane Terpstra, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI

Chief Instructor. Schedule available for certain courses and stage checks. FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor NAFI Master Instructor Accident Investigator