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Etesami, Bobby

Instructor Name: Etesami, Bobby

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General Information
 Base Airport   All
 Teaches At   PAO, SQL
 Accepts New Students   Yes
 Payment Types Accepted   PayPal
  (650) 743-9809
 Hourly Rate   $85
 Ratings Held   See Below
 AC Instructs In   See Below

 About the Instructor

Ratings held:

AC Instructs in:
C-172, C-182, PA-28, PA-44, BE-76

Why are you a Certified Flight Instructor?
I have a passion for teaching and also for flying all variances of general aviation aircraft. I enjoy sharing my knowledge of aviation with my students and it's enjoyable to see the smile on my student's face when they get their rating.

How long have you been instructing?
3 years.

Do you tend to favor PAO or SQL, and how might it affect a student's ability to schedule time?
PAO, however I can be available at SQL as well.

How would you describe your availability in general?
As an airline pilot, my schedule varies from month to month, but it generally allows me to instruct approximately 3-4 days a week which includes weekends and week days.

What method of ground school do you prefer and how does it relate to your syllabus?

What is your favorite aircraft to instruct in?
C-172 and BE-76

What are your aircraft recommendations for a new student?

What percentage of your students pass their checkride on the first try?
95% based on instruction record.

Additional Comments:
Although my CFI certificate does not currently state gold seal, I do have the pass rate and other requirements and am currently applying to have a gold seal added to my CFI certificate.