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Flight Instructors

Get to know the Flight Instructors.

Rob Yadouga


Flight Instructor

Check Instructor
Certificates & Ratings: 

Commercial ASEL, CFI, CFII, MEI

Rob was born and raised in Florida and learned to fly in Georgia. He is passionate about flying and as a result, became an Instructor. Rob is also a proud father, Air Force veteran, and professor at El Paso Community College. His favorite airplane in the hangar is N4106C. Rob holds a CFI, CFII, and MEI ratings and is one of our full-time instructors.

(575) 201-6160 ext. 706

Shane Lipson

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Flight Instructor 

Check Instructor
Certificates & Ratings: 

Commercial ASEL, CFI, CFII

Shane Lipson began flying in 2000 while living in New York City.  His first discovery flight, around the Statue of Liberty, had him hooked into aviation and he quickly progressed through training to become a CFII.  Shortly after the World Trade Center attack in 2001, he joined the Civil Air Patrol as a volunteer pilot.  He became a check pilot and then head of Standardization and Evaluation for Texas Wing after moving back to his hometown of El Paso.


Shane holds an MD Degree from the Paul L Foster School of Medicine and an MSE from the University of Pennsylvania.  He's married with two sons and enjoys teaching others to fly.

(575) 201-6160 ext 707

Gilbert Rodriguez


Flight Instructor 

Check Instructor
Certificates & Ratings: 

Commercial ASEL, AMEL, CFI, CFII

Coming Soon!!

(575) 201-6160 ext 708

Stuart Coburn


Flight Instructor
Certificates & Ratings: 

Commercial ASEL, CFI, CFII

Stuart Coburn is always soaring to new heights. He began flying in 2017 while in college. He earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University. Since graduating college, he has been flying earning new ratings and instructing.

Stuart has been married to his wife Jordan for 7 years and is the father of 3 girls and 1 boy. Originally from Georgia, he completed most of his schooling in Utah. He loves El Paso and training new pilots at Red Arrow Flight Academy.

(575) 201-6160 ext. 709

Diana Rojas

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Flight Instructor
Certificates & Ratings: 

Commercial ASEL, AMEL, CFI

Diana was born and raised in Ecuador.  After she graduated from high school she started studying languages. She speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese and is starting to learn French. She came to the US to fulfill her dream to become a pilot. She did all her training in Miami and she also worked there as a Flight instructor. She is the only pilot in her family and this year she graduated from Miami Dade College with the highest honors. She thinks that teaching is a good opportunity to gain experience and at the same time grow professionally and personally. She likes to teach but she also thinks that not only the student learns from the instructor but also the instructor does from the student. She is focused on giving her best while she builds her flight hours to one day become an airline pilot. 

(575) 201-6160 ext. 703













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