Acclaimed gold seal flight instructor Sue Ballew has years of training and experience under her belt. Whether it be flying for commercial airlines, competing in air races, or instructing future pilots at local airports, she excels in everything that she does. Sue is an active community member and loves being a part of many aviation organizations in the bay area, including the Ninety-Nines, Inc. - The International Organization of Women Pilots.

Certificates & Ratings

  • Gold Seal CFI, SEL, Instrument, SEL Sea, Commercial, ATP, MEL, CE-500 rating,
    Endorsements - Complex, High-Performance, High-Altitude, Tail Wheel Aeronautical


  • Airlines and corporate flying experience
  • Flown in air races
  • Professional Woman Pilot of the Year 2012 – Southwest Section Ninety-Nines, Inc.

Training Offered

  • Private pilot
  • Instrument
  • Commercial
  • Mountain Flying


  • Weekdays and Weekends


  • $100/hour

Contact Info