Ari grew up in Woodland Hills and attended Cal State Northridge where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After graduation, he earned his private pilot certificate in 1994 from Van Nuys Airport. He also attended Cal State Los Angeles where he graduated in 2004 with a master’s degree Aviation Management which prepared him to work as an operations specialist at Burbank Airport.  Ari has been flying for over 20 years in various capacities such as a traffic watch pilot, flight instructor and as an aerial photography pilot. He has a passion for flying and enjoys teaching students reach their goals of becoming private and commercial pilots. On his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, sailing and of course flying.



Weekends and by appointment

Cell: 818-378-0416