OUR FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS

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Jason M. Jeffery - Owner

Airline Transport Pilot, CFI CFII MEI

Experience: Jason has been lying since 2008 and instructing since 2012. He's earned his Gold Seal on his flight instructor certificate for his high first-time pass rate for all his students. 

Hobbies: Playing guitar, snowboarding, fishing & hunting, outdoor sports, shooting, recreational flying, and cooking.

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Michael Ha

Commercial Pilot (Land & Sea), CFI CFII

Experience: Michael has been flying since 2009. With extensive flight instructor experience under part 141 and 61, Michael specializes in international students and accelerated training courses. 

Hobbies: Outdoor activities, sound engineering, traveling, fantasy sports.

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Xavier Cobb

CFI

Experience: Raised in Louisiana, but has lived in California since 2018. Xavier received his instrument rating, commercial pilot certificate, and flight instructor certificate from Pacific Air. He enjoys seeing the growth that students undergo while flight training and is excited to see their progress.

Hobbies: Exercising, motorcycles and cars, at-home flight simulator.

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Rachel Miller

CFI, CFII & MEI

Experience: Rachel is originally from Northern California in the Bay Area. She graduated from Azusa Pacific University, where she was a four year collegiate athlete, and played short stop for the Azusa Pacific softball team. Prior to attending flight school, she had a career in the yachting industry as a chef on private sailboats and catamarans. 

Hobbies: Riding her beach cruiser down the local ocean front boardwalks.

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Pedro Fierros

CFI, CFII & MEI

Experience: Born and raised in Long Beach, Pedro is a home grown flight instructor who loves being active. He went to school in the area and grew up living breathing and sleeping baseball. He enjoys new challenges such as cooking and dieting. He got into aviation because the freedom of seeing the city you grew up in from the sky is invigorating and it has become his passion to give that same feeling to others. 

Hobbies: Baseball, Yoga, soccer, camping, and anything competitive.

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Richard Nakatani

CFI & CFII 

Experience: Born and raised in California and was trained by Pacific Air Flight School's owner Jason. Richard has a passion for helping students develop their skills for flying.

Hobbies: Golfing, boating, wakesurfing

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Reinald Magno

Commercial SEL and MEL, CFI, CFII

Experience: Reinald is an Orange County native and grew up his whole life in the area. After college at CSUF he found an opportunity in 2013 to enter the aviation industry as a flight attendant. From there his long lost passion for aviation sparked back up and he took the plunge at Pacific Air to pursue his pilot career. Coming back full circle he is now an instructor for Pacific Air.

Hobbies: Taking his car to the race track, golf, surfing, and keeping up with his musical abilities.

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Brian Chen

Commercial SEL and MEL, CFI, CFII

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Mitchell Armstrong

CFI, CFII, MEI

Experience: Mitchell was born and raised in Long Beach. He attended school in Long Beach as well. His father was a pilot, which attributed to his interest in becoming one himself. He started flying in 2018 and has been hooked ever since. Mitchell is passionate about flying and thrilled to share the experience with his students.

Hobbies: Hiking, camping, fishing, cars, boating, water sports.

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Jordan Carty

Commercial SEL and MEL, CFI, CFII

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Juvenal Gonzalez

Commercial SEL and MEL, CFI, CFII

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