Vista Air Inc.

Instructors

Robert Illian

Robert Illian

Born in Glendale, CA, Robert Illian grew up and graduated in La Canada. He received his private pilot certificate while still in high school and has been flying ever since. Robert earned his...

Frank Bagheri

Frank Bagheri

My Journey to become a pilot started a long time ago with the original versions of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Every time they issued an upgrade, I bought it and installed it. The software got better...

Leo Damian

Leo Damian

Leo Damian fell in love with flying in 1981 and became a flight instructor a few years later. He loves to teach and is committed to making his students' experience in the plane fun and...

Scott Farr

Scott Farr

Scott Farr, CFII, AGI, IGI, and Gold Seal Flight Instructor has been flying with Vista since 2010 and instructing since 2018. Scott specializes in introducing new flight students to...

Charles E. Warnick

Charles E. Warnick

Commonly known as "Chuck," Charles E. Warnick is rated in ASEL, AMEL, CFI, CFII, and AGI. Chuck started flying in 1964 and has been flying out of Van Nuys and Whiteman since 1968....

Shawn Ghaayoor

Shawn Ghaayoor

When I was just seven years old, I watched a black and white World War II movie. It was about fighter pilots doing their missions which involved dogfights and performing unbelievable...

Ethan Martin Del Campo

Ethan Martin Del Campo

Ethan Martin Del Campo is Southern California born and raised. As a child, he dreamed of flying and during his senior year of high school, he took his first discovery flight out of Van Nuys airport...

Bryan Levine

Bryan Levine

Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley Bryan’s passion for aviation started at a young age playing golf in the Sepulveda basin underneath the traffic pattern of Van Nuys airport. His father would often remind him to stop staring...

Sam Park

Sam Park

Meet Samuel Park, a California native born and raised in the sunny city of Los Angeles. From a young age, Sam had an adventurous spirit and an insatiable curiosity for the world beyond his hometown. His passion...

Ramos, Gretchen

Gretchen Ramos

Gretchen was born in the Los Angeles area and grew up in the San Fernando valley. Flight enthusiasm started really young when her family would take her to Costa Rica often, and she started at age 6 to do the trip as an unaccompanied...