2004-2007 Awards (click to view)
Spencer Suderman, CFI
began his flying career while working on his Bachelor of Science degree in
business at California State University Northridge in the late 1980's.
Spencer earned a private pilot's certificate, commercial rating, instrument
rating, and then became a CFI (Certified Flight Instructor) in 2003.
working on his instrument rating in 2000, he went through a spin and unusual
attitude training program. This training teaches pilots what to do in
emergencies and involves mild aerobatics. Spencer soon discovered
that aerobatics are amazingly fun and quickly lost interest in merely flying
straight and level. After attending numerous aerobatic contests in the Super
Decathlon Spencer moved up to the high performance Pitts S-2B which launched his
career as an air show pilot in 2006.
a high energy fun loving individual who enjoys entertaining the audience with
his amazing airplane. His enthusiasm for flight is infectious and explains why
so many people enjoy being entertained by Spencer. This high energy persona
attracts other pilots to train with Spencer through his Be-A-Safe-Pilot
training offered through the
done such a great job training pilots in aerobatics that his students have
earned him an award for highest scoring flight school every year at an aerobatic
contest in California since 2004!
Spencer believes that the Be A Safe Pilot training is the most
valuable flight training a pilot could receive and pursued his rating as a
flight instructor for the sole purpose of teaching it to other pilots so
they can be safer and more confident.