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WHO WE ARE

FLIGHT TRAINING SPECIALISTS

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WHO WE ARE

FLIGHT TRAINING SPECIALISTS

ActivePILOT

7900 Balboa Blvd, D6

Van Nuys, CA 91406

 

Toll Free: (877) 474-5686

Office: (818) 528-6777

fly@activepilot.com

 

OUR TEAM

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Ari Hovnanyan

Director of Professional Programs

CFII, ATP

Phone: (818) 378-0416

Email: ari@activepilot.com

Ari grew up in Woodland Hills and attended Cal State LA where he completed his master's degree in aviation management. He earned his private pilot in 1994 and has worked as a flight instructor and also as an operations specialist at Burbank Airport. Ari now flies the Embraer E-175 for a major airline and is based in Los Angeles. He has a passion for flying and enjoys helping develop the next generation of professional pilots. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, sailing and of course flying.

Leonardo Aristizabal

Director of Operations

CFII, ATP

Phone: (210) 314-0409

Email: leo@activepilot.com

Leo was born in Cali, Colombia, and was accepted to the Colombian Naval Academy where he graduated as an officer and earned a bachelor’s degree in Naval Science. After 11 years of service in the Navy, he moved to California in 2009 and served in the US military. Leo now flies the Embraer E-175 for a major airline. Leo wants to combine his life experiences and knowledge to help others achieve their passion for flying. Leonardo enjoys running, hiking, going to the movies, and spending time with family and friends.

Larry Brennan

CFII, ATP

(213) 820-2702

Larry enjoyed his first solo flight in college, and has worked steadily since to increase his aviation skills, experience and knowledge. Larry is excited to share his passion for flying with like-minded aviators. When not teaching, Larry can be found captaining a regional airliner or flying his Mooney in formation. Larry led the 20th annual Mooney Caravan mass formation arrival into Airventure, the world's largest airshow in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Larry retired from the US Army Reserve and graduated from Brown University and UCLA School of Law.

Kirk Ritchey

CFI

(435) 218-2256

Kirk was born in San Jose, Costa Rica where he grew up and learned to fly. He started flying bush planes with his father at an early age traveling back and forth to the city. In 2009 Kirk moved to Florida to finish High School and prepare for college. Kirk attended Utah State University where he earned a bachelors degree in aviation, receiving his commercial multi and single engine land , his instrument rating and finally his flight instructor certifícate. Hi enjoys playing golf and traveling