Flight Instructors

Elijah Burgess


A passionate, forever learning, commercial pilot and CFI/I. Elijah is a professional, safe, and well-trained pilot, navigator, communicator, and teacher. He loves learning about the sciences and physics related to flight. Elijah believes that a background in aviation sciences makes a sharp pilot.

Elijah grew up in a small town in Eastern Tennessee. His fascination with aviation started with flight simulation games as a child. The excitement of flying drove him to get his pilot certificates and pursue a degree at Embry-Riddle in Daytona Beach, FL. Elijah carries a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science. He holds a commercial pilot certificate with single-engine land and multi-engine land ratings.

Elijah is proud to say that his students have a 100% pass rate.

Samuel Schlanger