For 20 years before forming Concord AeroTech, Rashid Yahya was Training Director for contract Commercial Pilot programs for several Chinese airlines.  Contract clients included Air China, China Eastern, Shanghai Airlines, Spring Airlines, and Tianjin Airlines.
In addition, Rashid Yahya managed Commercial Pilot training under contract for the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC).
Rashid Yahya has directed the training of more than 3,000 airline pilot candidates from China and around the world.  For his leadership, he has been honored by the Oakland FAA Flight Standards District Office as "Flight Instructor of the Year".  He is the FAA Safety Team representative for this district.  Rashid Yahya has logged more than 9,000 flight hours and has flown more than 40 types of aircraft.  He holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from MS University.