Staff

Quality Instruction

NS Aviation flight instructors combine thousands of total hours in the air. Our highly qualified and experienced instructors provide top quality, one-on-one instruction. Whether you are learning to fly for pleasure or training for a commercial pilot certificate, our instructors can handle all your flight training requirements.

Nick Schillen, Chief Pilot

Nick Schillen, Chief Flight Instructor
Founder/CEO NS Aviation
Over 12,000 hours flight time
Former US Air Force pilot

Mitch Wallace

Mitch Wallace, Assistant Chief Instructor
Single Engine Instructor
Over 1,000 hours flight time

Paolo Pacini, Flight Instructor

Paolo Pacini, Flight Instructor 
Single Engine Instructor
Over 500 hours flight time

Manuel Garrido

Javier Fernandez, Flight Instructor
Single Engine Instructor
Over 500 hours flight time


Alex Sanchez

Alex Sanchez
Single and Multiengine Flight Instructor
Over 1,500 hours flight time

Juan Rueda

Juan Rueda, Flight Instructor
Single Engine Instructor
Over 500 hours flight time

Scarlet Cosme

David Iglesias, Flight Instructor
Single Engine Instructor
Over 500 hours flight time

Sergio Mendes

Sergio Mendes, Flight Instructor
Single Engine Instructor
Over 500 hours flight time

Scarlet Cosme

Alvaro Canosa, Flight Instructor
Single Engine Instructor
Over 500 hours flight time

Support Personnel

Our support staff takes pride in looking after our clients needs. They provide the personal touch that ensures our students and renters alike have an enjoyable, safe flying experience.

Maria Cristina Schillen

Maria Cristina Schillen
Executive Administrative Officer
Private Pilot

Flavio Tabosa

Flavio Tabosa
Operations Manager
Private Pilot