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Our Founder, Capt. Rodante B. Alix

Capt. Rodante Alix established Eagle Air Academy in 2008 in Plaridel Airport, Plaridel, Bulacan.  Prior to this, he had training as a pilot and mechanic and had enviable capability and experiences in flying.  He took his training at FEATI Institute and had his first solo flight in an L-4J Piper Cub and received his Commercial Pilot License (CPL) IN 1961.  He held other different licenses such as Flight Instructor, Instrument Rating, Airline Transport Rating, and Aircraft and Engine Mechanic that made him the man who at all times unceremoniously finished the jobs excellently.

His other notable experiences and qualifications were as follows:

  • Served as Flight Instructor

  • Joined Southern Air as DC-3 Pilot

  • Joined Liberty Aviation as Beechcraft  Demo Pilot

  • Joined Air Manila as DC-3 C0-Pilot

  • Served as Captain of Commercial Air Transport

  • Worked as Corporate Pilot for Balesin Corporation

  • Organized and managed Cardinal Air Philippines , his own pioneering flying school

  • Organized Mabuhay Airways, Inc. a charter service company and held the position of Vice President and General Manager

Held ratings in the following aircrafts:​​

  • SINGLE BONANZA

  • TWIN BONANZA

  • L-4J PIPER CUB

  • L-5 PIPER

  • PIPER NAVAJO

  • PIPER CHEROKEE

  • BEECH VOLPAR

  • AERO COMMANDER 560A

  • PA-11

  • DC-3 (REGULAR)

  • NAVION (225 HP)

  • C-117D (SUPER DC-3)

  • FOKKER/F27

  • BEECH MUSKETEER (ALL SERIES)

  • HELIO COURIER 295

  • CESSNA 150

  • CESSNA 172

  • CESSNA 180

  • CESSNA 185

  • CESSNA 206

  • CESSNA 310

  • TRAVEL AIR

  • DUCHESS

  • BARON

  • QUEEN AIR

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