Get to know our team.


Tomas Peralta

Chief Flight Instructor
Certificates & Ratings: 
FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor, 

Commercial ASEL, AMEL, CFI, CFII

Tomas is an El Paso native that has always had a love for aviation. He started flying in 2001 while in college. He earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from ITESM and later went on to Georgia Institute of Technology, where he earned an M.S. in Industrial Engineering and an MBA. Tomas returned to the El Paso area and continued to be involved in aviation. He has owned several aircraft and is a founding member of Red Arrow Flight Academy.


Elsa Peralta

Administrative Manager
Certificates & Ratings: 


(575) 201-6160 ext. 705

Like many in her family, Elsa has a passion for aviation. Elsa took her experiences and applied these skills to maximize the efforts of Red Arrow Flight Academy. She currently holds a  (PPL ASEL) and is looking to get her instrument rating.

Her leadership experience comes from working in the automotive industry, where she worked in quality control, project management, logistics, and general administration. She has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from ITESM, a master’s in international business from Pepperdine University, and an MBA from EGADE.

One interesting assignment includes working at Daimler AG (parent company of Mercedes Benz), where she oversaw the integration of the supply chain system with Daimler AG's merger with Chrysler. After returning from Germany, she enhanced her career by co-founding and becoming CEO of ETP Transportes, a logistics transportation firm based in Cd. Juarez, MX.


Tony Prangner

Dispatch Manager

Tony is a native of El Paso and his passion for aviation started in 2001 as a Ramp Agent for SkyWest Airlines in Los Angeles, California while attending college. In 2004, Tony earned his B.S. in E-Business Management from Westwood College in Upland, California. After Tony completed Army Active Duty in 2008, and earned his FAA Aircraft Dispatcher License from the Institute of Flight Operations & Dispatch in Fort Worth, Texas.

In 2009, he relocated to Phoenix, Arizona where he worked as an Airport Operations Assistant for the City of Phoenix at Sky Harbor International Airport. While working at Sky Harbor, he pursued his M.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In 2014, Tony relocated to Bellingham, Washington, and worked in Airport Operations & Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) at Bellingham Airport.

Tony returned to El Paso in 2016 after his son was born to be closer to family. He is currently a flight training student at Red Arrow and is pursuing his dream to become a professional pilot.


Jazmine Anaya


Jazmine Anaya was born and raised in El Paso, Tx. She has always been passionate about traveling and exploring new places. Jazmine is slowly introducing herself into the world of aviation by working at Red Arrow as a dispatcher. She aspires to be a pilot in the near future.