The next available course will be in April 2020. Contact for availability.

Our Instructor: Sarah Rovner

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Bio

Sarah Rovner holds an ATP certificate with B-767, B-757, B-737 and CL-65 type ratings and is currently an FAA Safety Team Lead Representative, Master Instructor, and pilot for a U.S. Airline. Since changing careers after years as a senior network engineer for the oil and gas industry, Sarah obtained her ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI and has flown about 5000 hours. As the owner and chief pilot of an international ferry pilot company, FullThrottle Aviation LLC, Sarah has flown over 121 different types of general aviation airplanes in 17 different countries, including oceanic crossings in small aircraft. She continues to stay involved in general aviation through mentoring and education; volunteering at many different events and presenting original seminars on aviation safety and human factors. 


She has given over 1000 hours of instruction in airplanes and has provided transition training to pilots all over the world for aircraft they have purchased. She also has given over 500 hours of training in simulators and conducted validations (check rides )as part of her role as an instructor/evaluator for a Part 121 airline. She obtained her Master Instructor certification in 2018 and received the 2018 NBAA Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award for her work in aviation safety. 


Her passion for aviation extends beyond flying professionally. She flies her Super Cub, Patches, at every opportunity she gets and is a regular fly-in attendee of Oshkosh, EAA fly-ins, Young Eagles flights, and other local events.

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Qualifications

  • Chief Pilot & Owner of FullThrottle Aviation LLC
  • Master Instructor (NAFI) - CFI/CFII/MEI
  • 2019 FAASTeam Representative of the Year - Houston District.
  • Transatlantic/International ferry pilot - U.S., Europe, Central America
  • Flown 121 different models of aircraft in 17 different countries
  • FAA, Canada, and Belize pilot  licenses
  • B-757, B-767, B-737, and CL-65 type rating
  • FAA Safety Team Lead Representative (FAASTeam) - Philadelphia
  • Public speaker for aviation safety
  • Pilot for a Part 121 airline
  • Tailwheel ferry pilot and tailwheel flight Instructor
  • ​Experience with hand propping, turbine agricultural aircraft, and radial experience
  • ​Prior military service - US Army veteran
  • NBAA Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award Recipient
  • PA18 ​Super Cub owner.

Ratings & Certificates

  • Flight Instructor: CFI | CFII | MEI
    Airline Transport Pilot MEL | Commercial SEL, SES, Instrument
  • Medical Certificate: 1st Class​

Aircraft Flown

 1 - BE9L - Beechcraft King Air C90

2 - PA30 - Piper Twin Commanche

3 - PA34 - Piper Turbo Seneca

4 - CR7 - CRJ 700 (CL-65 Type)

5 - CR9 - CRJ 900 (CL-65 Type)

6 - CRJ - CRJ 200 (CL-65 Type)

7 - PA39 - Twin Commanche C/R

8 - AA5 - Grumman Tiger

9 - AA5 - Grumman Cheetah

10 - AA5 - Grumman Yankee Clipper TR1

11 - AC68 - Aero Commander 680FLP

12 - AT3T - Air Tractor 401B w/Walters

13 - AT5T - Air Tractor 502

14 - B757 - Boeing 757

15 - B767 - Boeing 767

16 - B58T - Pressurized Baron 58

17 - BE33 - F33C Aerobatic Bonanza

18 - BE33 - F33A Bonanza

19 - BE35 - P35 Bonanza

20 - BE35 - H35 Bonanza

21 - BE36 - A36 Bonanza

22 - BE36 - G36 Bonanza

23 - BE55 - B55 Baron

24 - BE55 - C55 Baron

25 - BL17 - Bellanca Super Viking 17-30

26 - BL8 - 8KCAB Super Decathlon

27 - BL8 - Decathlon

28 - BT13 - BT-13 Vultee

29 - BUSH - BushCat Tailwheel

30 - COL4 - Cessna Columbia 400

31 - C140 - Cessna 140

32 - C150 - Cessna 150

33 - C152 - Cessna 152

34 - C162 - Cessna 162 Skycatcher

35 - C170 - 1948 Cessna 170 (original) -ragwing

36 - C170B - Cessna 170B

37 - C172 - Cessna 172A (straight tail)

38 - C172 - Cessna 172N

39 - C172 - Cessna 172P

40 - C172 - Cessna 172K

41 - C172 - Cessna 172S

42 - C172 - Cessna 172R

43 - C172 - Cessna 172M

44 - C175 - Cessna 175 Skylark

45 - C182 - Cessna 182P

46 - C182 - Cessna 182Q

47 - C182 - Cessna 182T

48 - C182 - Cessna Turbo 182 (T182)

49 - C182 - Cessna 182A (straight tail)

50 - C182RG - Cessna 182RG

51 - C180 - Cessna 180

52 - C185 - Cessna 185 Skywagon

53 - C188 - Cessna Ag Truck (A188B)

54 - C206 - Cessna 206

55 - C206 - Cessna Turbo 206 (T206)

56 - C210 - Cessna 210

57 - C310 - Cessna 310U

58 - C72R - Cessna 172RG

59 - CH70 - Zenith STOL CH70

60 - CH7A - 7AC Champ w/Hand prop

61 - CH7A - 7EC Champ (Jerry)

62 - CH7A - 7ECA Citabria

63 - CH7A - 7GCBC Citabria Explorer

64 - CH7A - 7GCAA Citabria

65 - CH7B - Decathlon

66 - DA40 - Diamond DA40

67 - E300 - Extra 300

68 - ERCO - Aircoupe

69 - F26T - Siai Marchetti SF260

70 - FDCT - Flight Design CTLS

71 - FDCT - Flight Design CTSW

72 - GA8 - Gippselland Airvan GA8 (CAP)

73 - GLST - Glastar

74 - HE1 - Piper HE1 Ambulance Plane

75 - HUSK - Aviat Husky

76 - J3 - J3 Cub (classic, hand prop)

77 - J3 - AL-3 Legend Cub

78 - M20P - M20J

79 - M20P - M20C

80 - M20P - M20G

81 - M20T - Mooney Rocket

82 - M20T - Mooney Ovation

83 - M4 - Maule M4-210

84 - M4 - Turbo Maule (7 in production)

85 - MK1 - Christavia MK1

86 - MSQ2 - Backcountry Super Cubs SQ2

87 - P28A - Cherokee 140

88 - P28A - Cherokee 160

89 - P28A - Cherokee 180

90 - P28A - Cheroke 235

91 - P28R - Piper Arrow

92 - PA11 - Carbon Cub

93 - PA18 - PA18 Super Cub

94 - PA22 - Piper Tri Pacer tailwheel

95 - PA24 - Piper Commanche

96 - PA25 - Piper Pawnee 235

97 - PA32 - Piper Lance (T tail, retract)

98 - PA32 - Piper Cherokee Six (fixed gear)

99 - PA32 - Piper Saratoga

100 - PT22 - Ryan Recruit PT22 with Kinner R-56 radial, hand prop

101 - PTS2 - Pitts S2B

102 - PUSH - Curtiss Pusher Replica (Experimental)

103 - RALL - PZL Koliber 150A

104 - RV12 - Vans RV12

105 - S108 - Stinson 108

106 - S05R - Siai Marchetti S05R

107 - S39C - Sikorski S39C Amphibian

108 - SONX - Sonex

109 - SR22 - Cirrus SR22T

110 - SS2T - Thrush 550

111 - ST75 - Boeing Stearman

112 - T51 - Titan Mustang T51

113 - TAYB - Taylorcraft BC12

114 - ULAC - Quicksilver Sprint Ultralight

115 - AL18 - AL18 Super Legend Cub

116 - M5 - Maule M5-210 Turbo

117 - PA19 - Super Cub seaplane PA19

118 - C185-S - C185 Seaplane on Aerocat amphib floats

119 - HUSK-S - Husky Seaplane on PK amphib floats

120 - SQ2S - SQ2 Amphibian on PK amhib floats

121 - PA22S - Piper Pacer seaplane

122 - CYGT - Cygnet 3 Amphibian

123 - T6 - North American T6 (dual rec only)

124 - JPRO - BAC Jest Provost (Dual rec only)

125 - DC3 - DC-3 (SIC/dual only)

126 - GLID - Glider - Blanik

127 - R22 - Robinson R22 helicopter

128 - BE20 - King Air 200

129 - C500 - Cessna Citation 500 (SIC only)