El Monte Airport (KEMT)                                          Brackett Airport (KPOC)
                   
4015 N Santa Anita Ave                                          1401 Fairplex Drive.
                 El Monte, CA 91731                                                 La Verne, CA 91750                                  


                 Ph  (626) 869-7099         
Fax  (626) 236-5580        Info@socalflyingclub.com

                     Office Hours :  Monday to Friday 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM  /  Saturday & Sunday  9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
                     Flight Operation / Training Hours : 24 Hours, 7 Days a week
Flight Instructors

Gil Herrera

Chief Pilot  (KEMT & KPOC)

Gil is a CFI who has a passion for teaching students the art of flying.  After retiring from his years of dedicated service to the Los Angeles County community, he now spends time helping flying a Bonanza, Baron 58 and also a Citation Mustang.  He holds an ATP rating and is a CFII & MEI.

Telephone : 626-869-7099
Email : Gill@SoCalFlyingClub.com



Jeff Pederson
Certified Flight Instructor
(KEMT)

Jeff his aviation career flying locally in the Inland Empire. He works hard to build a strong relationship with his students. Jeff also holds a CFII and MEI certificate.

Telephone : 626-869-7099
Email : JeffP@SoCalFlyingClub.com



Ted Lumanlan
Certified Flight Instructor
(KEMT)


Ted has spent countless flight hours in the Southern California Basin.  He obtained many of his training at our local airports.  Besides his passion for flying, Ted exercises his engineering degree during the week.  Ted also holds a CFII & MEI certificate.

Telephone : 626-869-7099
Email : Ted@SoCalFlyingClub.com



Carl Miller
Certified Flight Instructor 
(KEMT & KPOC)


Carl has countless years of experience in multiple airplanes.  He has established a impressive list of accomplished pilots who started their career with Carl.  Carl also holds a CFII certificate

Telephone : 626-869-7099
Email : 
Carl@SoCalFlyingClub.com


Josh Spolar
Certified Flight Instructor (KEMT)


Josh began his aviation career at Mt Sac College and was previously on their flying team.  He has flown many hours in the LA Basin and his patient demeanor has been a joy to his customers/students. 

Telephone : 626-869-7099
Email :
Josh@SoCalFlyingClub.com

Marc Ahumada
Certified Flight Instructor
(KEMT & KPOC)


Marc is a CFI with a career in aviation that spans more than two decades long. He too enjoys sharing his love for teaching others to fly. His background includes the C-421, Mitsubishi M-U2, just to name a couple. When he's not at the airport, Marc can be found mentoring at risk youth in his community. He holds an ATP rating and is a CFII & MEI.

Telephone : (626) 257-4615
Email :
Marc@SoCalFlyingClub.com


Benjamin Lipson
Certified Flight Instructor (KPOC)


Benjamin began flying a few years back through Mt. San Antonio College's Aviation Program.  He is also currently working on a Bachelor's in Aviation Management through SIU. His knowledge, experience as a pilot, & overall love for aviation make him a great addition to the flying club.  Ben also holds a CFII & MEI certificate.

Telephone : 626-616-3141
Email :
Ben@SoCalFlyingClub.com


Matthew Wilson
Certified Flight Instructor (KPOC)

Matthew began his aviation career at Mt Sac College and also obtained his A & P Mechanic certificate. He loves to ride motorcycles and working on airplanes. 

Telephone : 626-869-7099
Email :
Matt@SoCalFlyingClub.com


Ruben Garay
Certified Flight Instructor (KEMT)

Ruben started as a customer of So Cal Flying Club and with his passion for aviation and future goals, he worked hard in obtaining his Instructor Ratings with while flying our So Cal Fleet. Ruben also holds a CFII certificate
Telephone : 626-869-7099
Email :
Ruben@SoCalFlyingClub.com

Don Huber
Certified Flight Instructor (KEMT)

Don has great experience flying from the East Coast to the West Coast.  Besides his love to teach, he works hard in protecting our nation with the USAF.  Don also holds a CFII & MEI certificate . 

Telephone : 626-869-7099
Email :
Don@SoCalFlyingClub.com

So Cal Flying Club requires Flight Instructors to have extensive flight time logged in DA40 aircraft.  Our Flight Instructors are experts in instruction of G1000 equipped aircraft and have excellent safety and Practical Exam Checkride Passing percentages. All Instructors are FAA Certified Flight Instructors. All instruction is performed in compliance with FAA Part 61 Regulations.

Website Builder