Chris Sparks, who grew up in the San Fernando Valley, decided he wanted to be a pilot when he was very young. He learned to fly at Santa Monica Flyers, obtaining his Private Pilot’s License in 2013. Realizing his passion stood firmly in aviation, Chris completed his CFI Sport training. Chris has been teaching at Flyers since the December of 2014 and specializes in systems and aeronautics. In the fall of 2016, he acquired a Super Decathlon with two other instructors, for aerobatic training.