Jet Instructors

Todd Underwood M.Ed  MCFI - Prescott, AZ

Prescott, Arizona ATP and Master Flight Instructor MCFI: 
  • Single and Multi Engine Airplane Land and Sea
  • Instrument Airplane
  • Turbojet, Turboprop, and Piston Airplanes
  • FAA Designated Pilot Examiner DPE
  • FAA Pilot Proficiency Examiner PPE


Instructor for:
Citation Mustang - CE-510
Citation CJ Series - CE-525
Embraer Phenom 300 - EMB-505
Total Flight Experience: 12,500+ hours
Instruction Experience:
5 Time Master Instructor MCFI 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018
FAA Gold Seal Instructor
Airplane CFI, CFII, MEI Land and Sea with 6500+ hrs of instruction given
Pilot Experience:
ATP - ASES, ASEL, AMES, AMEL, CE-510, CE-525, EMB-505
Chief Pilot FreedomAir, Inc part 135, USFS Air Attack, Contract Pilot-Country Wide, Comanche Pilot Proficiency Instructor, Mooney Pilot Proficiency Instructor, Chief Orientation Pilot/Flight Leader-Angel Flight West AZ (420+ missions)
Designated Pilot Examiner:
FAA Designated Pilot Examiner: CE-510 PPE, PE, CIRE, ATPE and FIE for ASEL ASES AMEL and AMES
Citation Mustang (CE-510) Annual PC (61.58) Proficiency Checks.
Business Experience:
  • Founder, CEO Emeritus & Owner-Atjeu Publishing LLC (1995 to 2015)
  • Owner ABC Music (1992-2001)
  • Professor - Chemistry/Physical Sciences - Maricopa County Community Colleges, Phoenix, AZ (1991-2001)
Aircraft-Land Experience:
TurboJET type ratings:
  • CE-510S - Cessna Mustang
  • CE-525S - Cessna CJ series CJ, CJ+, CJ1, CJ1+, CJ2, CJ2+, CJ3, CJ3+, CJ4, M2
  • EMB-505 - Embraer Phenom 300
Turbine Experience:  3000+ hours
Multi-Engine: Cessna Citation Mustang, Cessna Citation Jet CJ Series, Embraer Phenom 300, Beechcraft King Air 90, 100, 200, 250, Cessna Conquest 
Single Engine:  Piper P46T Meridian, Jetprop; Daher TBM 700, 850, 900; Pilatus PC-12; Evolution
Piston Aircraft:
Piper Single Engine: Malibu, Mirage, Matrix (PA46-350, 310); Saratoga; Comanche-CPPP Proficiency Instructor
Piper Twins: Twin Comanche (PA30), Navajo, Chieftain, Mojave (PA30, 31, 39), Cheyenne
Twin Cessna Series:  310, 320, 335, 337, 340, 401, 402, 404, 414 (Chancellor), 421(Golden Eagle)
Beechcraft Twins:  Baron Series (BE-55, 56, 56TC, 58, 58P), Twin Beech (BE-18), King Air (90, 100, 200, 250)
Beechcraft Singles:  Bonanza Series (Turbo & Non-Turbo)
Mooney:  All models, MPPP Proficiency Instructor
Cessna:  172 Skyhawk & 182 Skylane (Conventional, G1000), Columbia, Corvallis, TTX (Avidyne & G1000), Cessna P-210, T-210, Cessna 205, 206
Diamond:  Diamond Star DA 20, DA40,  Twin Star - DA42 
Aircraft Sea Experience:
Single Engine Sea:  Maule M5,  M7, Aviat Husky, Piper Super Cub, Cessna C170, C180, C185 & C195, Decathalon
Multi Engine Sea:  Republic Twin Bee
Avionics Experience: 
Garmin GTN650 GTN750, Garmin 430/530, Garmin 500/600, Garmin G3000, G2000, G1000, G950, G900; Avidyne Entegra; Aspen EDF1000Pro, Collins EFIS-84, Collins Pro Line 21, Universal FMS, Honeywell/King and conventional panels

Mark Szpak, MCFI - Prescott, AZ

Prescott, AZ ATP and Master Flight Instructor, Master CFI 2017:

  • Airplane Single and Multi-Engine Land
  • Instrument Airplane
  • Turbojet
  • Turboprop
  • Piston Airplanes


Instructor for:
Citation Mustang - CE-510
Citation CJ 525 Series - CE-525
Total Flight Experience: 4,700+ hours
Pilot Experience:
ATP AMEL, CASEL, CE-510S, CE-525, TBM 850
B.S. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Aeronautical Science
Type Ratings:
CE-510S, CE-525
Avionics Experience:
G1000, GNS 420/430/530, GTN 650/750, G500, Aspen
Instrutional Experience:
3700+ hours Dual Given CFI, Check Airmen, Assistant Chief Instrructor, Standarization Manager - North Aire, Prescott, AZ CFI, Check Airmen, Standards Pilot (Examiner) Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ Relief Pilot TBM 850, Mitsubishi MU2

Brian Schulz, MCFI - Lake Havasu City, Az

Lake Havasu City, AZ ATP and Master Flight Instructor, Master CFI:

  • ATP Single/Multi-Engine Airplane Land
  • Commercial Airplane Single Engine Sea
  • Instrument Airplane
  • Turbojet
  • Turbopop
  • Piston Airplanes


Instructor for:
Citation Mustang - CE-510

Total Flight Experience: 6,300+ hours
Pilot Experience:
ATP, AMEL, ASEL, Commercial ASES, Turbo Jet: CE-500, CE-510 mentor pilot/instructor, CE-525 mentor pilot/instructor, LR-Jet, Turbo Prop: Piper PA46500TP mentor pilot/instructor, TBM 700/850/910 mentor pilot/instructor, Tail Wheel: 7GCBC & RV6, Multi-Engine Piston: BE-58, DA42, PA34-220T, PA44 180/180T, Cessna 300/400 series  
Type Ratings:
CE-500, CE-510S, CE-525S, LR-Jet
Avionics Experience:
Garmin G1000, G3000, GNS430/530/650/750, G3X, Collins Pro Line 21, Avidyne Entergra, Aspen, Meggit Magic
Instrutional Experience:
Master Instructor MCFI 2018 3000+ hours Dual given
Business Experience:
Owner of Arizona Aviation Services and Gear Up Motorsports

Ken Fukayama MBA, MCFI - Denver, CO

Denver, CO ATP and Master Flight Instructor, Master CFI:

  • Airplane Single and Multi-Engine Land
  • Instrument Airplane
  • Turbojet
  • Turbopop
  • Piston Airplanes


Instructor for:
Citation Mustang - CE-510
Total Flight Experience: 5,000+ hours
Pilot Experience:
ATP AMEL, CASEL, CE-510S
MBA Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
B.S. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Aeronautical Science
Type Ratings:
CE-510S
Avionics Experience:
G1000, GNS 420/430/530, GTN 650/750, G500, Avidyne Entegra
Instrutional Experience:
  • Master Instructor MCFI 2012, 2014, 2016
  • Arizona Flight Instructor of the Year 2012
  • Mountain Region Flight Instructor of the Year 2018
  • Chief Flight Instructor Independence Aviation, Part 135
  • Standards Instructor - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • 4250+ hours dual Given
Business Experience:
  • Portfolio Manager for Investment Real-Estate
  • Adjunct Professor - College of Aviation / Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Phil Russ - Lake Havasu, AZ

Lake Havasu City, Arizona ATP and Senior Flight Instructor:

  • Airplane Single and Mult-Engine Land
  • Instrument Airplane
  • Turbojet
  • Turboprop
  • Piston Airplanes
Instructor for:
Citation Mustang - CE-510
Total Flight Experience: 25,000+ hours
Instruction Experience:
Airplane-Land SE/ME/Instrument with 2500+ hrs of instruction given - Private, Commercial, Multi-engine, Instrument, ATP, CFI and tailwheel courses.
Business Experience:
  • Business entrepreneur - Steakhouse owner/operator Lake Havasu City (5 years)
  • Captain - Continental Airlines (B-737 and B-727)
  • Line Check Airman - B-737 Captains & First Officers for 5 years throughout North and South America
  • Airline Flight Operations - Continental Airlines - 30 years
  • Learjet Charter & Corporate Captain
Type Ratings:
CE-510S, LR-Jet, B727, B737
Aircraft Experience:
Multi-Engine:  Twin Cessna 300/400 Series, Beech Baron BE-58P, Piper PA-30, Aerostar 601P, King Air 200, Turbo Commander 690B, Learjet 20-30, Citation Mustang CE-510, Boeing 727, Boeing 737
Single Engine:  various Piper, Cessna, Beechcraft, Mooney, Stinson, Porterfield, Citabria, Taylorcraft, Luscombe
Personal Aircraft: Mooney 201
Pilot Experience:  
25,000+ hours total time including 22,000 AMEL, 3,000 ASEL, 500+ tailwheel.
Turbine Experience:
Turbojet/Turboprop combined - 21,000+ hours overall
Avionics Experience:
Commercial:  Boeing Glass EFIS & FMS
General Aviation:  G1000, GNS530/430, various traditional analogue systems

Kevin Rothfus - Riverside, CA

Riverside, California ATP and Senior Flight Instructor:

  • Single and Multi Engine Airplane Land and Sea
  • Instrument Airplane
  • Turbojet, Turboprop, and Piston Airplanes
  • FAA Designated Pilot Examiner DPE
  • FAA Pilot Proficiency Examiner PPE
Instructor and Examiner for:
Citation Mustang - CE-510, Citation CJ CE-525
Instruction Experience:
Airplane-Land SE/ME/Instrument Private, Commercial, Multi-engine, Instrument, ATP, CFI, Jet Training specialist
Captain - United Airlines (B-737)
Type Ratings:
CE-510S, CE-525S, B-737, BE-300, CE-750, CL-600, DA-200, EMB-500, EMB-5055, G-100, G-1159, G-IV, G-V, HS-125, IA-1125, IA-Jet, LR-60, LR-jet, RA-390S
Aircraft Experience:
Multi-Engine:  Twin Cessna 300/400 Series, Beech Baron BE-58P, Piper PA-30, Aerostar 601P, King Air 200, Turbo Commander 690B, Learjet 20-30, Citation Mustang CE-510, Boeing 727, Boeing 737
Single Engine:  various Piper, Cessna, Beechcraft, Mooney, Stinson, Porterfield, Citabria, Taylorcraft, Luscombe
Personal Aircraft: Beechcraft Bonanza
Avionics Experience:
Commercial:  Boeing Glass EFIS & FMS
General Aviation:  G1000 and G3000, GNS530/430, various traditional analogue systems

Jerod Flohr - Concord, CA

Concord, California ATP and Senior Flight Instructor:

  • Airplane Single and Multi-Engine Land
  • Instrument Airplane
  • Turbojet
  • Turboprop
  • Piston Airplanes
Instructor for:
Citation Mustang - CE-510
Total Flight Experience: 6,500+ hours (Logged)
Pilot Experience:
ATP, AMEL, ASEL, CE-510S, EMB-135, EMB-140, EMB-145, Legacy 600, Legacy 650, NA T-28 (B, C, D), Piper Factory trained Mentor Pilot/Instructor (Meridian/M500), Pilatus PC-12 Mentor Pilot/Instructor, CE-510 Mentor Pilot/Instructor, Pilatus PC-6 Porter Mentor Pilot/Instructor, DHC-6 Twin Otter, Aerobatic/Tail Wheel/War Bird Instructor (T-28, T-6, BT-13, PT-19/26, T-34, PT-17, Extra 300, Pitts (S2-A, B, C), Great Lakes, Citabria, Super Decathlon, Aeronca L-3), Air Show Performer (Extra 300L), Formation Flight Instructor, Multi-Engine Piston: C-310/320/414, BE-58, Twin Beech
Type Ratings:
CE-510S, EMB-135, NAT-28
Avionics Experience:
G1000, GNS 420/430/530, G900, Honeywell Primus Apex, Honeywell/Universal FMS
Business Experience:
Owner/Chief Pilot of Max G Aviation, Palo Alto, CA (specialized in aerobatic/war bird/tail wheel/formation training)