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.

Eli currently resides in Ormond Beach, FL. His students fly out of Orlando, Daytona Beach, Merritt Island, and Spruce Creek airports.

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