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At AeroDynamic Aviation® we have 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 the Cloud 9 Living Legendary Experience Provider Award and the Best of Groupon Award.
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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.
Solo Date: May 20, 2016 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructor: Jim Grant & Batelle Rachmian Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) We love to see a family of aviators! John D’Costa received his Instrument rating with us about a year ago and […]
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 AOPA Flight Training Poll and your feedback will help shape the flight […]
A gaggle of aviation enthusiasts take to the sky for airplane camping! AeroDynamic family members departed Reid-Hillview airport on a partly cloudy Saturday for a night of camping, grilling, and stargazing on the grass runway at Columbia Airport (O22). This […]
Solo Date: May 10, 2016 Aircraft: Evektor SportStar Instructor: Jason Brown Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Ryan is a drone operator getting his Sport Pilot license in order to fly drones commercially. His instructor, Jason, said he was afraid of […]
You have just experienced a mid-air collision, a wing is gone and you are spinning towards the ground! You have just seconds to react…what is the first thing you need to do? Thanks to Master Parachute Rigger, Allen Silver, attendees […]
Date: May 2, 2016 Instructor: Jason Brown Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Certification: Private Pilot License Owen is an avid aviation photographer working for Lafferty Aircraft Sales. He just earned his first (of many) pilot licenses – Private Pilot. All […]
Solo Date: May 1, 2016 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructor: Eric Curtis Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Whoot whoot! Congrats to Jason who soloed Cessna N98485 on a beautful Sunday afternoon at Reid-Hillview. Instructor Eric could not be more happy […]
Date: April 26, 2016 Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Certification: Airline Transport Pilot, Multi-Engine A huge congratulations to our newest Multi-Engine Airline Transport Pilot! Tipp earned his “doctorate in aviation” on Tuesday in our Twin Comanche with DPE Yuzo […]
Our Salinas-based Cessna gets a makeover! and here is the new and improved Cessna 968RC! Thanks to Potts Painting in Salinas and Jeff at San Jose Fuel for putting in so much effort to make this plane look amazing. Thanks […]
Date: April 18, 2016 Aircraft: Cirrus SR20 Instructor: Jen Delp-Mallet Location: Monterey, CA (KMRY) Congrats to Dan for taking his new baby around the pattern solo at Monterey! Despite numerous aircraft inbound on the parallel runway in this class C […]
Date: April 14, 2016 Instructor: David Waksberg Location: Lincoln, CA (KLHM) Certification: Sport Pilot Welcome to our family of aviators! Jeff passed his Sport Pilot checkride out of Lincoln airport with DPE Jim Hensen. Jeff trained out of our […]
Date: April 14, 2016 Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Certification: Airline Transport Pilot, Multi-Engine Our Chief Instructor, Jen, recently earned her Multi-Engine ATP license in our Twin Comanche with DPE Yuzo Wakita. Jen gives a big thank you to everyone […]
Date: April 7, 2016 Instructor: David Pease Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Certification: Private Pilot, Tailwheel After waiting out strong winds and changing weather conditions, Shenghao completed his Private Pilot checkride with examiner Scott Rohlfing in Citabria N1806G. Instructor David […]
Date: April 1, 2016 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructor: Tom Morley Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) April Fool’s! No, really, Mary did solo Cessna N12234 at Reid-Hillview airport with Instructor Tom Morley watching happily from the ground. We love to see […]
Date: March 30, 2016 Location: Monterey, CA (KMRY) Certification: Single-Engine ATP AeroDynamic Instructor and Surf Air pilot, Tuomas, earned his single-engine Airline Transport License (ATP) in a Cessna 172! Tuomas is originally from Finland and will be moving to […]
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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 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.
- May 28 Private & Sport Pilot Ground School – Saturday morning or Wednesday evening classes – enrolling now!
- June 10-18 Backcountry Idaho Fly-Out. A group of our experienced taildragger pilots are flying to Johnson Creek, Idaho, for a week of playing on grass and dirt strips. Must be extremely mountain and grass/dirt strip proficient! This is an amazing experience if you’ve always dreamt of flying backcountry. We will be holding a planning meeting in early June.
- Every 2nd Saturday of the month – BBQ at Reid-Hillview – free hamburgers, hotdogs and snacks and a great way to meet other pilots