Meet the Team
Contract Pilots and Specialty Flight Training
ATP, CFII, MEI, CFI-G
Paul started flying in 1994, after scraping student loan funds together and got his Private Pilot's License in 1996. Furthered his career in the U.S. Army, as an AH64D Apache helicopter pilot. He has worked as a flight instructor in Part 141 and Part 61 schools. He has corporate Part 91 experience, as well as demanding single pilot IFR Part 135 cargo operations. His flying passion is cross country soaring in gliders throughout the southwest.
A small, boutique aviation consulting firm located in Tucson, Arizona. Founded in 2008, we have been providing quality services in Arizona and nationwide....
Jennifer’s interest in aviation started at an early age. She started flying in 2008, after saving money for many years. Jennifer completed her Private Pilot Certificate in less than five months. She continued on with her training and is now a Certificated Flight Instructor. Jennifer also holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Management Technology and a Master of Science in Aeronautical Science. Jennifer has experience in airport administration and fixed based operators. She currently serves on the board of the Tucson Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, an International Organization of Women Pilots. She loves flying tailwheel aircraft and flying to off airport locations.
"At Desert Air, our mantra is Professionalism and Safety. Trust our staff to provide you the best possible service for your airplane and your training needs"
Paul Besing, Founder, Desert Air Pilot Services, LLC