Yamill Geigel

by Yamill Geigel on June 9, 2018

Yamill Geigel

Yamill Geigel

SAFE #: S0003418

Hometown: Orlando FL, United States

Home Airport: KORL

Occupation: Airline Pilot

Education: Accounting/Aviation 2 years

Pilot Certificates: ATP SEL/MEL A320, CE525B, DC3, DHC8

Airplanes Flying/Flown: C150, C152, C172, C208B, C402B, CE525B, CV240/340/440, DC3/C47, DHC8, PA140/180, PA23, BN2B, BE55, A319/320/321, Quick Silver MX2, I3 Sky Arrow

Educational Specialty: Instructor/CheckAirman Experience Part 135 Douglas DC3, Simulator Instructor Part121 DHC-8.

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: My mom and a good friend.

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: 15 years

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: The aha moment on the student’s face!

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: The cost of training

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: Too many, one day I hope to write a book.

Why did you join SAFE?: I want to obtain my CFI certificate, I was looking for good information and resources. A friend of mine and also member of S.A.F.E. Suggested me to sign in.

What would you like to see change in aviation?: People’s Complacency

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Pilot’s continue education

Who are your role models in aviation?: Have few, one who still my mentor and friend Capt Macias (ex-Eastern pilot)

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