Chief Instructor Pilot, Mike Lauro is a 40-year veteran pilot. The last 20 of these years were spent full time flight instructing with over 8000 hours flight instruction given. Mike was awarded the FAA designated Flight Instructor of the Year for Hawaii in 1999 and again in 2012. He has been an island resident for 25 years with 7 years as a commercial tour pilot in Hawaii. Mike has honorably served our country for 12 years as a U.S. Air Force Captain.