Stephen Heesacker, Senior Flight Instructor









Certificates and Ratings: CFI

Flying has always been a joy for Stephen! He started designing and building Radio controlled airplanes and gliders in high school and began flying real airplanes while earning degrees in Physics and Aeronautics at San Jose State University.

He competed on the San Jose Precision Flight Team and United States Precision Flight Team and was ranking top 15 in 1986 nationwide gaining flight experience in California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and Oklahoma.  

Stephen believes that flying is fun and opens the world to more opportunities, and he had tons of fun learning to fly. Learning to fly with precision improves navigational skills, as well as improves safety and landing skills.   Stephen was held to a very high standard when he was taught to fly and throughout his professional career.  He expects and holds his students to a similar standard.  

Aircraft Flown

  • Cessna 152, 172, 182, 210
  • Piper Archer

Ratings Offered

  • Private Pilot
  • Commercial
  • Flight Instructor
Other Training Offered

  • Mountain Checkout
  • High Performance Checkout
  • Turbo Checkout

Rate: $95/hour ($110/hour for non-members)