Featured Staff: Frank Gravina

Frank Gravina
 

Frank Gravina – Ground School Instructor at Morristown, NJ School
By: Kasey King, School Director

Flight instructing can be challenging, the job requires a lot more than just staying up to date with current rules and regulations. It requires a caring attitude, a passion for the subject, and dedication. These are just a few qualities that Frank Gravina brings to the American Flyers school located in Morristown, New Jersey. A retired airline pilot, Frank has been teaching the Private Pilot and Instrument weekend ground schools for over a decade. No one does it better than Frank, his students are known to pass the FAA Written Test on the first time, with over a 90 percent pass rate!

Frank is a well-decorated and experienced aviator. Most recently the FAA presented him with the Wright Brothers “Master Pilot” Award for his dedicated service, technical expertise, professionalism and many outstanding contributions to further the cause of aviation safety. He also holds Advanced Ground Instructor and Instrument Ground Instructor Certificates.

Frank spends countless hours preparing for his ground school classes. He makes a point to have the most up to date information utilized by the FAA along with detailed content explaining the subject areas. Frank puts tremendous effort into ensuring the best possible class will be presented each month. Throughout the courses he teaches, each student is asked an abundance of sample questions to gauge their understanding of the content being delivered. On top of all the education, students get to enjoy his reminiscing of the ‘good ole days’ in the airlines and stories of real world flying as it relates to the material.

Frank Gravina has been an excellent pilot, teacher and colleague for the last 14 years. There is no better man to help you achieve your aviation goals. Stop by our Morristown, New Jersey, school location today to visit Frank.