Welcome to Sky Training, LLC, meet our instructors and aircraft

Meet Our Instructors


Rich Mardarello: Chief Instructor

Flight Experience:

5700 hours Total Time
5400 hours Pilot in Command Time
Rich has been flight instructing since 1990 and still finds joy in teaching others about his passion, aviation. Living close to the airport, Sky Training is a perfect match. In addition to flight training, Rich also flys helicopters for the NYPD full time. He is trained in a variety of fixed wing and rotary aircraft.   


Steven Woodward: Assistant Chief Instructor


Flight Experience


TT: 1400 Hours

Steve started flying in 1984, earned his private pilot’s license in 1985 and by 1987 had his Commercial Pilot's license with instrument rating as well as a Certified Flight Instructor's Certificate. Steve took a hiatus from aviation for a number of years while working in the computer field as a programmer, but has finally returned to doing what he loves, flight instruction. Steve recently received his CFII and is available for Instrument Training.



IMG_20170319_105551673_HDR.jpgMike Steinhardt: 


Flight Experience


TT: 800 Hours


My first flight was with a friend and his dad when I was in the 8th grade. We flew out of Morristown, NJ. I fell in love with flight and knew I wanted to become a pilot. Money and time rarely share the same space for young aviators but in 1982 I started flight instruction on a grass field in a J3 Piper Cub with the legendary Pete Billows. Kids came along and money and time grew further apart but I got my private ticket after ten years of on and off flying. After earning my private certificate the rest came rather quickly including instrument, commercial and flight instructor. I continued to work full time in our family business and retired in the summer of 2015 finally getting the time to share my love of flying with others. 



Our Aircraft


N6336V 172 RG Garmin 430 & ADS-B





N490SP 172/SP



N9563A 1998 Cessna 172R Garmin 430 / ADS-B


Office Staff


Tim Wagner: School Administrator