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Athina HolmesMiss Athina Holmes

Professor Holmes obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Texas Woman’s University in 1991 and a MS in Aeronautical Science Specialization in Aerospace Safety Systems and Aviation Operations from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Ft. Lauderdale Campus .

She holds a Commercial Pilot; ASEL, AMEL, Instrument Rated and holds a Ground Instructor Certificate.

Her passions are flying, traveling and writing. She has been a spokesperson for Embry-Riddle Career Fairs Ft. Lauderdale Campus, Member, Women in Aviation International since 2006, Pilots in the Schools Volunteer, Member, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals since 2007 and an Air Race Classic Participant Racer, 2009 and 2011.

Professor Holmes teaches Aviation History, Introduction to Aeronautics, Crew Resource Management, Aircraft Engines, Air Traffic Control and Flight Safety.


Franklin CoronadoMr. Franklin Coronado

Mr. Franklin Coronado has earned a Master of Aeronautical Science with a specialization in Aviation Safety and Aviation Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He earned an undergraduate B. S. from the same institution in Management of Technical Operation in Aviation with a minor in Aviation Safety.

His work experience includes cargo department and service at several airlines and freight forwarders (DHL, Arrow Air, Lineas Aereas Del Caribe, Aero Transcolombian of Cargo).

In addition, he has worked for several years with the Transportation Security Administration at Miami International Airport.
Courses Taught: Aviation History, Aviation Legislation, Air Transportation, Aviation Labor Relations, Airport Management, Seminars in Aviation and all Homeland Security courses.