Advantage Aviation Instructor Profile
Steve Philipson - CFII, MEI
Steve Philipson is a pilot who wears many hats. He's a veteran of some 26 years and 7,000+ hours of flying experience who holds commercial and Gold Seal instructor certificates for airplane single and multi-engine land, instrument airplane, and glider. He's been a SAR (search and rescue) pilot and safety officer with the Civil Air Patrol for 18 years. Steve's also an independent aviation researcher and author with published work on flying airplanes in mountain wave conditions and mountain search flying. In addition, he's an FAA designated Aviation Safety Counselor who regularly delivers presentations on aviation safety.
Steve primarily instructs out of Palo Alto and Reid Hillview Airports. He's been a CFI (certified flight instructor) for 20 years and has given over 5,000 hours of flight instruction at all levels of pilot training, from student through flight instructor and Airline Transport Pilot. He also teaches specialty courses on mountain flying, emergency maneuvering, G1000 "glass cockpit" aircraft and flying companion programs for non-rated partners of certified pilots.
You can view some of Steve's articles and his web-links page at his website: www.flightquest.net
Phone: (408) 568-6024 C(408) 530-9584 H
Rates: $70 per hour