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Vienna Air International
991 Audrey Pl
Vista, CA 92084, USA

Telephone: (925) 209 7429
Fax: (801) 880 3982

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Bernhard Rupp

Colin Smith
  • Commerical Pilot, CE-340, CFII-MEI.
  • Telephone: (831) 818 1455
  • FAX: (801) 880 3982
  • Email:

Owner and Chief Pilot. Ph.D. in Physical Sciences, FAA certified Airline Transport Pilot with type ratings in B-737 Jetliner and Citation 500 Business Jet, FAA certified Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.

Licenses and Ratings

  • Airline Transport Pilot
  • Single Engine Land
  • Multi Engine Land
  • Single Engine Sea
  • B-737
  • CE-500
  • Commercial: Airplane Multiengine Sea
  • Certified Flight Instructor, Multiengine Instrument
  • Certified Airplane Mechanic, Airframe and Powerplant.

Aeronautical Experience

  • 1700+hrs of flight instructor in Cessna Multiengine Aircraft, specialized in CE-340/400 training, checkouts and acquisition, and pre-purchase evaluations. AOPA Mentor CFI Pilot.
  • Physiological Training, Mather Air Force Base.

Flight Instructor and Operations manager.

Licenses and Ratings

  • Commercial Pilot – Instrument
  • Single Engine Land
  • Multi Engine Land
  • Certified Flight Instructor, Multiengine Instrument
  • Advanced and Instrument Ground Instructor

Aeronautical Experience

  • Over 30 years flying experience in wide variety of GA aircraft. Experienced trans-Atlantic pilot with European flying in UK, France and Germany.
  • Specializes in transition training for high performance aircraft including the Cessna 340 and Beech Bonanza.
  • 600+ flying hours with over 300 hours of advanced flight instruction.