Instructor Bios

Captain F. Jeff Strouse
ATP, CFI, CFII, AGI, Gold Seal Instructor

 Jeff Strouse, Chief Pilot for Aerial Sim Training, has been active in aviation for over 44 years. Jeff has been an active Gold Seal Flight Instructor for 40 of those years. He has served as an Assistant Chief Pilot for Sierra Academy of Aeronautics, Chief Pilot of  several Part 135 Charter companies flying both single and multi-engine turbine aircraft. His experience includes Sears Roebuck as a Corporate Pilot flying a Hawker Siddley HS 125-400, 700 and has held the title of FAA Safety Councilor. Jeff began his airline career with Air California (AIRCAL) and retired as Captain from American Airlines with over 20 years of service. While flying with American, he flew Domestic, European, Central American and Hawaiian routes. Jeff holds type ratings in Boeing 737,757,767, McDonald Douglas MD80, to name a few. Jeff currently flies a Cessna 421C for a construction company and owns a Cessna T210 which is used for aerial photography. His is committed to the promotion flight safety through  professional training for General Aviation.