Princeton Flying School Staff

Nate Kijpatanasilp, CFI, Princeton Flying School

Nate Kijpatanasilp is a homegrown aviator and has been flying at Princeton Airport since 2011. In addition to being a Certified Flight Instructor and an Advanced Ground Instructor, he is also endorsed to fly High Performance and Taildragger aircraft. Nate has flown a variety of the taildraggers from a J-3 Piper Cub to an aerobatic American Champion Decathlon. He looks forward to taking you to a grass strip on a tailwheel aircraft!

Nick Pengue - CFI at Princeton Flying School

Nick Pengue, CFI, Princeton Flying School

Many may remember Nick as starting with his first lessons here and cutting grass and fueling planes.  Then, coming back from college, he has handled much of the scheduling for our customers until he became a CFI.

Wesley Chin - CFI at Princeton Flying School

Wesley Chin, CFI, Princeton Flying School

Wesley Chin obtained his Certified Flying Certificate at the Princeton Flying School this past fall.  When he is not teaching students to fly, he is finishing his degree in Finance.

 

David Dilauro, CFI, Princeton Flying School

David Dilauro, CFII, Princeton Flying School

David Dilauro is a Certified Flight Instructor with three years flight experience. In addition to his CFI, David has earned his Instrument Rating, and Multi Engine Instrument Rating. When not teaching students at Princeton Flying School, David is pursuing his Bachelors Degree in Aviation Technology.

 


Saad Sheikh CFI PFS

Saad Sheikh, CFII, Princeton Flying School

Saad started flying in 2013 and received his initial certificates and ratings overseas. After working as a CFI for about 3 months, he logged about 85 dual instructional hours.

In 2016 he moved to the United States and started converting his foreign certificates to FAA certificates. He then started working at the Princeton Flying School, while he finished getting his FAA CFI.

Saad now teaches in our Cessnas as well as our Diamond airplanes and he plans to get his CFII to work as a airline pilot in the future.


 

 

Peter Mercuro, CFI, Princeton Flying School

Peter Mercuro, CFII, Princeton Flying School

Peter Mercuro is a Certified Flight Instructor and Advanced Ground Instructor with eighteen years flight experience. In addition to his CFI, Peter has earned his Instrument Rating, and Multi Engine Instrument Rating. Peter has experience flying a wide variety of aircraft including: Mooney M20C, M20E, M20F, M20J, M20K; Cessna 152, 172; Piper Cherokee 140, PA28-201, PA28T-201, PA28-180, Piper Dakota; Turbo Seminole; PA44-180; Vans RV 6, 8 (Tail Wheel); Piper J-3 Cub; and even a Robinson R22 Helicopter.


 

Sal Parsi, CFI, Princeton Flying School

Sal Parsi, CFII, Princeton Flying School

Sal Parsi has been flying here at Princeton Airport since 1992. He earned his CFI under the tutelage of Pete Rafle in 2018 after deciding to join the ranks of our instructors. Since then he has earned  his commercial license and instrument rating. Sal teaches in our Cessna aircraft and will soon instruct in our Diamond aircraft as well.


Odin Adams-Tuck - Flight Coordinator at Princeton Flying SchoolOdin Adams-Tuck, Flight Coordinator, Princeton Flying School

 

Gabrielle Nierenberg, Flight Coordinator, Princeton Flying School

 

Bryce Williams, Flight Coordinator, Princeton Flying School

 

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