PRLog - Sep. 5, 2011 - ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- Jacksonville, Florida. Sunrise Aviation announced today that they have hired Ralph Zahnle, Jr. as the Director of Operations for their new satellite base in Jacksonville, Florida. Zahnle will be assigned to Sunrise Aviation’s new operation that will provide pilot training for students at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Flight Training for FSCJ students will be conducted at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville. Sunrise Aviation is a flight school and FBO based in Ormond Beach, Florida.
Ralph Zahnle, Jr.
Zahnle brings to Sunrise Aviation and Florida State College at Jacksonville nearly 4000 hours of flight experience. Zahnle is also a licensed FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic and has FAA Inspection Authorization. Most recently, Zahnle had operated his own aviation business that specialized in maintaining small single and multi-engine aircraft and ferrying airplanes . Zahnle is also an Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial Pilot, and Flight Instructor holding single engine airplane, instrument and multi-engine airplane flight instructor ratings.
Zahnle will be responsible for the day to day operation of Sunrise Aviation’s new base in Jacksonville including coordination of dispatch, maintenance, and flight instruction. Flight training is expected to start at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville on September 12, 2011.
Sunrise Aviation has been training pilots since 1983. Their business in Ormond Beach, Florida welcomes pilots from around the world including students from India, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Ecuador, Bahamas, Belize and over 40 other countries. Sunrise Aviation has a fleet of over 40 aircraft, 7 of which will initially be based at Cecil Airport.
Interested students can reach Sunrise Aviation at the following:
Ormond Beach: 386-677-
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Flight training for professional pilots. Private pilot, commercial pilot, instrument rating, multi-engine rating and flight instructor. Aircraft rental. Full-service FBO with fuel and maintenance available.