Roberto, CFI/CFII/MEI/BGI/AGI, started his aviation career at the age of 23 as a Flight Dispatcher for Alitalia Airline at Kennedy Airport. After 7 years at Alitalia, he completed his private pilot training and received his private pilot’s license. He then completed his Certified Flight Instructor Certification.
Roberto has been training pilots since 2003 and has over 4000 hours in flight instruction. Having trained as a First Officer at CommutAir and Mesa Airline, he has experience on Embrear E145 and E175 as well. He is also a proud member of Paramus Flying Club. His life-long passion for flying has resulted in the opening of his flight school, Costanzo Air.
An aviation enthusiast his entire life, Nima began taking flying lessons in high school, soloing on his 16th birthday. He learned to fly in the Pacific Northwest, earning an appreciation for backcountry and mountain flying, and has been flying in the New York area since 2015. He believes in a learner-centric approach to instructing, as well as the importance of building strong piloting fundamentals early in flight training. He is also a proud member of the Paramus Flying Club, as well as the National Association of Flight Instructors.
When not instructing, Nima works in the tech industry where he has spent the last 20 years professionally, and resides in Brooklyn.
Myung’s earliest memories centered around a fascination with aviation. He channeled this childhood enthusiasm into PC flight simulators and radio control airplanes before studying aerospace engineering in college. A discovery flight early in his working career redirected his energy to piloting, and he steadily progressed on to earn his instructor ratings.
Myung now has over 20 years of flying experience, all in the busy New York tri-state area. He enjoys flying to new destinations as well as instructing and is honored to be a part of students’ journeys fulfilling their aviation goals. In his instruction, he focuses on aeronautical decision making and flying fundamentals.
When not in the clouds, Myung serves as an engineering manager at a technology company.
A lifelong aviation enthusiast, Antoine learned to fly in his native France while in college, and took on paragliding while he lived in Brazil. After moving to the US, he picked up his passion for aviation again, combining it with his love for travel, and getting his ratings between Southern California, Colorado, Florida, and the New York area. He is also a proud member of the Paramus Flying Club.
Before instructing, Antoine worked in the tech industry for several years, and lives in Brooklyn.
Gigi started her pilot career flying in the Midwest at the age of 24. She moved to the New York to pursue her career in aviation and flew the PC-12 for a year before joining Costanzo Air. She believes in teaching by example, and the importance of teaching students correctly from the start of their training.
When not flying, Gigi enjoys sailing and traveling with friends and family to new locations.
Daniel is currently an additive design engineer in Burlington, MA and is currently working on his Private Pilot License here at Costanzo Air. He oversees all aspects of Costanzo Air's daily operations as well as long-term projects, and manages all event planning. He is also responsible for maintaining the school's website and keeping it up-to-date with the latest news, training programs, and events.
Jessica’s interest in aviation began when she brought her son for a discovery flight at Costanzo Air. While her son will pursue a professional career in aviation, she intends to stay grounded in the general aviation community. She holds a private pilot certificate and plans to achieve her instrument rating in the future.
When not at the flight school, you can find her coaching lacrosse, driving her kids, visiting her kids at college or spending time with her family in the Adirondacks.