Flight Instruction in the 21st Century | Straight And Level

In this Episode, Straight and Level take a trip to Carlsbad, California to highlight the fastest growing Cirrus Training Center in America, Palomar Aviation. Rick Mosteller, founder and owner of Palomar Aviation has channeled his passion for aviation into an industry-leading business during his retirement.

AvBuyer  |  08th November 2021
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Founded in 2018, Palomar Aviation is the fastest-growing Cirrus training center in the United States of America.

Have you always wanted to learn how to fly? Are you ready to stop fighting traffic and avoid the long drive time to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phoenix, and Big Bear? Do you o want to “Arrive in style,” refreshed and relaxed, in minutes rather than hours? Have you always wanted to learn to fly, but kept putting it off? Now is the time to get your pilot's license. And flying the new Cirrus Aircraft, with advanced avionics and a full aircraft parachute, is the best way to learn. Let us help you get your Private Pilot’s License so you can take to the sky and experience the joy of flying in Southern California, the garden state.


About Assent Aeronautics & Straight and Level.

Assent’s roots date back to managing our family flight department in the 1940s. After 70 years of family aircraft ownership and numerous requests from companies and individuals to manage their aircraft, Assent was founded in 2004. Since then, we’ve helped hundreds of owners and operators maximize dispatch reliability and safety while saving money through more efficient expense forecasting and expert technical supervision. Straight and Level has become one of the most talked-about aviation TV shows in recent years and with over 2 million views per episode has grown to become a household name. 

If you would like to be featured in Straight and Level or have questions, please send all inquiries to Ricky Gioconda, Vice President of Advertising & Business Development at ricky@assentaero.com.


About Rick Mosteller

Rick Mosteller is the owner and founder of Palomar Aviation.  He began flying at the age of 17 and got his Private Pilot’s License (PPL) at the age of 19 at Montgomery Field (KMYF) in San Diego. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and began his career at Lockheed Skunk Works as a Design Engineer. He also worked for Sikorsky Aircraft, Northrup, and several other aerospace companies in both defense and commercial airspace. And he served as an Executive for several technology companies including Golden Hour, Foremost Solutions, Confluent Technologies, and CMstat. He has over 30 years experience in systems design, technical sales, technology infrastructure, and business development. He is passionate about growing Palomar Aviation into a top-tier flight school with a focus on safety and standardized instruction. And he is proud to be associated with Cirrus Aircraft as an Authorized Platinum Cirrus Training Center (Platinum CTC).


Watch episode one here:  The State of Aviation - Oshkosh 2021

Watch episode two here: On Wings of Angels

Watch episodes from Straight and Level season one here:  Straight and Level season 2 coming soon to AvBuyer

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