Meet the Team


Jarad Hall

Owner, Gold Seal CFII, CPL, AGI, IGI

Jared started FLY928 in 2017 to fill a big gap in the Yuma community. Don’t be mistaken by his calm, laid back style he has a passion for aviation and is focused on producing safe, confident pilots!

Greig Ward


Greig is a career pilot spanning back to 1979 he was a fighter pilot and instructor in the Marine Corps flying F-4’s, F-5’s, and various other aircraft. After retirement from service he flew commercial Jets until retirement from Delta Airlines in 2020. Greig brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to FLY928 and we are lucky to have him as a CFI partner!


Frank Valensula


Frank served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 10 years and began flying in 2009.  He has been instructing since 2012 in single-engine and multi-engine primary and advanced instruction methods.  Frank left his career as an engineer to pursue flying full time.  While still flying jets for a semi-private charter company, he continues to work toward helping others pursue advanced aviation certificates.

Michael Hanna-Wilson


Michael is a Yuma native who has been flying the skies of the Desert Southwest since he was 15 years old. After graduating U of A with a geology degree in 2020, he decided to turn his flying hobby into a career, and went on to get his commercial pilot certificate and flight instructor certificate.  While he enjoys camping and hiking in his free time, his greatest passion is instructing, and helping others as they enter the world of aviation!