Sarina Houston

  • Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor with Single and Multi-Engine Instrument ratings
  • Worked for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as an administrative director
  • Founding President of a chapter of Women in Aviation, International
  • Member of NAFI (National Association of Flight Instructors).

Experience

Sarina Houston was a writer for The Balance Careers covering careers in aviation and aerospace. Houston is an FAA-certified Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor with Single and Multi-Engine Instrument ratings. She has been a flight instructor since 2005.

In addition to flying, Houston has experience in administrative and nonprofit management. She has worked for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as an administrative director, and was the founding President of a chapter of Women in Aviation, International—a nonprofit organization that provides support for women and men who choose to enter the challenging world of aviation.

She maintains professional memberships with AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association), WAI (Women in Aviation, International), and NAFI (National Association of Flight Instructors).

Houston currently works as an independent flight instructor and a freelance aviation writer.

Education

B.S. in Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

M.S. in Aeronautical Science, ERAU-Worldwide, specializing in Aviation Safety and Operations

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