About Us

Juan Concheiro (left) and Christopher Rocha (right) at the purchase of their first aircraft. N739FQ a Cessna 172 Skyhawk

On The Upwind, LLC was formed in June of 2015 by two long time friends, Christopher Rocha, a current Captain for JetBlue with over 15 years and 10,000 logged hours of flight experience and Juan Concheiro, a Commercial Pilot and entrepreneur with over 11 years of business management experience. Their vision was to create a community of like minded pilots where they can hang out and talk shop about flying.  Juan wanted to surround himself in a training facility where he would be around other pilots with real world experience! They are based in Tampa, Florida with Superior Aviation Gateway. Come on by, check us out, and take a discovery flight!

2 thoughts on “About Us

  1. Hey!!
    I was watching News13, and would like to know what you’re offering as far as volunteering to fly to help!
    I’m a ATP, CFI, CFII,MEI haha, all that jazz,
    If there is anything I can do or any way to help. Let me know!


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