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AeroDynamic Aviation® has been in the business of flight training since 1960. Our team of knowledgeable instructors create a warm family for the people they train. With experience in many different aircraft and teaching purely for their love of aviation, our instructors will guide you through any flight experience you ask for. From airline pilots, corporate pilots, agriculture pilots to Master CFIs, AeroDynamic’s flight instructors are the best in the industry. Their exceptional service earned us a spot on AOPA’s Honor Roll, Cloud 9 Living’s Legendary Experience Provider Award and the Best of Groupon Award.
- New! We now have an event calendar with upcoming fly-outs, camping trips, seminars, and more. Click here.
- Private Pilot Ground School – enrolling for 2017 sessions. Click here for details.
- August 19th from noon to 2 pm – Free BBQ at our San Jose office
- August 26th – WINGS seminar on Upset, Stall and Spin Recovery
- September 9th – Free BBQ at our San Jose office
- September 13-17th – Reno Air Races
- September 22-24th – Kern Valley fly-out & camping
Enter the 2017 AOPA Flight Training Experience Survey Sweepstakes!
You trusted us to help you achieve your dream of flying. Now we’d like you to tell us about your flight training experience. We are participating in the 2017 Flight Training Experience Survey, and your feedback will help shape the flight training experience for future students. We made the Honor Roll in 2016 and would like your vote again this year. By participating in the Flight Training Experience Survey, you will be eligible to enter to win on of the sweepstakes prizes provided by Sporty’s, Aircraft Spruce, and Pilot Workshops*. Click here to take the survey
In Recent News
Solo Date: August 12, 2017 Aircraft: Citabria 7ECA Instructor: David Pease Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Another taildragger pilot flies out of the nest! Vasu took to the skies from each of the parallel runways, 31R and 31L, at Reid-Hillview Airport […]
San Francisco Bay Tour Joey, a 17-year-old student pilot, flew with his mom, Ana, and flight instructor Lynzie on an introductory flight around the gorgeous San Francisco Bay! Joey has already flown 3 flights and is keen to do more. […]
Date: August 3, 2017 Instructor: Lynzie Hudson Certification: Commercial Pilot Congratulations to Saul Meza, who passed his Commercial ASEL checkride in Cessna 737ZD. Saul worked hard for this checkride and deserved his pass! Well done. Saul is headed to Peru to […]
Date: August 1, 2017 Instructor: David Waksberg Certification: Commercial Pilot Congrats to Adjie for earning his Commercial Pilot’s License! Now he can be paid to fly, rather than paying to fly 🙂 “Been dreaming to be a commercial pilot since […]
Date: July 28, 2017 Instructor: Ron Vlastelica Certification: Commercial Pilot On Friday, Nishant met with Vince Nastro in Tracy. Nishant had previously done both his private and instrument ratings with Vince. The day started out with light winds and cooler […]
Date: July 26, 2017 Instructor: David Waksberg Certification: Private Pilot Most of you know Dave from his many hours working in the hangar with Josh. Not only is Dave working toward his Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) mechanic’s certificate, he also just […]
Solo Date: July 26, 2017 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructors: Jason Brown Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) A big yaaahoooo for Dominic, who flew an airplane by himself at Reid-Hillview airport yesterday under the watchful eye of Instructor Jason. It’s an […]
Aircraft: Citabria 7KCAB Instructor: Batelle Rachmian Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Australian pilot and traveler, Hamish came to AeroDynamish once again to do some fun flying. In previous years he flew our Cessna 172RG complex aircraft. This time he earned […]
AeroDynamic Aviation sends a big “thank you” to Toyota Financial Group for an awesome introductory flight event. We had twelve of our airplanes and 13 of our instructors on a gorgeous blue-sky day at our Monterey location. Each of the […]
Date: June 17, 2017 Instructor: Grainne Gilvarry Certification: Private Pilot “I dreamed of flying like a bird since I was very young. Thanks to Aerodynamic Aviation and all the instructors who helped in the past to help my dream to become […]
Date: July 18, 2017 Instructor: Jason Brown Certification: Private Pilot “Ever since I was a kid and had the opportunity to fly in a Cessna with my parents friends in Wisconsin and my uncle over the Chicago skyline, I developed an […]
Solo Date: July 20, 2017 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructors: Dick Chang Location: San Jose, CA (KSJC) You may know Annie from the few months she worked in the office, but this helicopter pilot just flew solo in an airplane! Her […]
Solo Date: July 17, 2017 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructors: Lynzie Hudson Location: San Jose, CA (KSJC) Mihaela started flying at Aerodynamic Aviation last year with instructor Lynzie Hudson and ‘co-pilot’ Teddy. She somehow found the time to fly among […]
Date: July 10, 2017 Instructor: Batelle Rachmian Certification: Private Pilot “I’ve been wanting to fly since I was a little kid, but I never took the initiative to start training because I made excuses about not having enough money, and then […]
Solo Date: July 10, 2017 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructors: Ron Vlastelica Location: Monterey, CA (KMRY) Helicopter pilot, Joonwoo, came to our Monterey flight school to earn his fixed-wing airplane Private Pilot License (PPL). He’s making short work of the transition, […]
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Our tailwheel fleet includes Citabrias, Decathlons, Aeronca Champ, Husky, and Cessna 170 for flight training and rental. We make the tailwheel transition easy and affordable for you while making you proficient to fly many taildraggers. We also have a selection of tricycle-gear airplanes such as Evektor SportStar light sport (LSA), Cessna 172, 172RG, Piper Arrow and Twin Comanche for all pilot licenses and ratings. The newest certification for commercial drone operation can also be completed with one of our instructors. Whether you’ve always dreamed of becoming a pilot, have an insane desire to tumble through the air in an aerobatic aircraft or you want to continue to advanced flight training, AeroDynamic Aviation can take you to a whole new level!
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Our California flight school facilities are located at Reid Hillview airport in San Jose (KRHV), Salinas Municipal Airport (KSNS) in Salinas; and at Monterey Regional Airport (KMRY) in Monterey. We offer a full selection of Gift Certificates ranging from first flight experience to aerobatic thrills. Whether birthday, anniversary, wedding proposal or holidays, this is a gift they will never forget.
Where to begin…We offer a full array of flight courses whether you are just beginning your training, coming back to aviation, or pursuing a pilot career. Click here to see a full list of our flight training programs or browse our gift certificates if you’re new to flying. We also have an online store with recommended books and materials for the aviation enthusiast or pilot in training.
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