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Ari Hovnanyan

Director of Operations<br /><span style="color:#DDAD31">CFI-CFII-ATP</span>

Brief info

Ari grew up in Woodland Hills and attended Cal State LA where he completed his master's degree in Aviation Management. He earned his private pilot in 1994 and has worked as a flight instructor in Southern California and also as an Operations Specialist at Burbank Airport. In addition to managing Active Pilot and flight instructing, Ari is also an airline pilot, flying the Embraer E-175 for a major airline. He has a passion for flying and enjoys helping develop the next generation of professional pilots. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, sailing and of course, flying.

Our courses and programs

Private Pilot Certificate

After completing this phase, you will be able to fly aircrafts for recreational purposes with your family and friends. Fly to business meetings in style and enjoy the freedom to travel on your own terms.

Instrument Rating

On this phase, you’ll discover that it’s much nicer flying above those clouds where the air is calm and the visibility is endless. It all starts feeling like a true professional pilot.