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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.
Date: August 23, 2016 Instructor: Anton Salameh Location: Fresno, CA (KFAT) Certification: Private Pilot License Way to go, Kate!!! Our Monterey office manager, Kate, made everyone proud when she passed her Private Pilot checkride with examiner Bob Schwoerer. Kate began […]
Solo Date: August 16, 2016 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructor: Carol Tevebaugh Location: Salinas, CA (KSNS) Wes completed his first solo flight in our newly painted Cessna 968RC out of Salinas airport despite smoky conditions caused by the Soberanes fire in […]
Date: July 14, 2016 Instructor: Jim Grant Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Certification: Private Pilot License After soloing less than two months ago, Samantha earned her Private Pilot Certificate today with examiner Yuzo Wakita on her first attempt! She plans […]
Solo Date: June 30, 2016 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructor: Ron Vlastelica Location: New Jerusalem, CA (1Q4) Sheryl Martin flew her first solo at New Jerusalem airport, her second at San Martin airport (E16) and her third at her primary training […]
Solo Date: June 11, 2016 Aircraft: Citabria 7ECA Instructor: David Pease Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Like many of us, Adam’s interest in planes started when he was just a kid. And like so many of us, his addiction hit […]
Date: June 23, 2016 Instructor: Jamie Redding Location: Monterey, CA (KMRY) Certification: Private Pilot License Woooohooooo! Way to go! Paul Cain finished his training and earned his Private Pilot License today in one of our Monterey Cessna 172s. Examiner Yuzo […]
Solo Date: June 22, 2016 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructor: Jason Brown Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) On a warm, calm summer morning, Richard, who comes to us from Vancouver, B.C., left his instructor Jason on the ground at Reid-Hillview airport […]
Date: June 10, 2016 Instructor: Coby Sena Location: San Martin, CA (E16) Certification: Private Pilot License Under the careful tutelage of Instructor Coby, Dan recently became a licensed private pilot! His checkride took place at San Martin airport, near […]
Solo Date: May 31, 2016 Aircraft: Cessna 172 Instructor: Jamie Redding Location: Monterey, CA (KMRY) Paul grew up in the backseat of his father’s C190 and later Navion. He started his private pilot training 20 years ago, but discontinued due […]
Date: May 24, 2016 Instructor: Jason Brown Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Certification: Sport Pilot License Duncan Clark successfully completed his Sport Pilot checkride! We love making new pilots 🙂 Duncan started his checkride with examiner Jim Henson at 8 […]
Solo Date: May 24, 2016 Aircraft: Citabria 7ECA Instructor: Jason Brown & Batelle Rachmian Location: San Jose, CA (KRHV) Craig completed his first solo flight today in Citabria 9091L. He flew the pattern at Reid-Hillview (KRHV) with his instructor supervising […]
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 […]
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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. We also have an online store with recommended books and materials for the aviation enthusiast or pilot in training.
- August 31st and September 17th are the next start dates for Private & Sport Pilot Ground School – Saturday morning or Wednesday evening classes – enrolling now!
- August 29th our Instrument Ground School starts in Monterey on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Call for details.
- Every 2nd Saturday of the month – BBQ at Reid-Hillview – free hamburgers, hotdogs and snacks and a great way to meet other pilots
- New Airman Certification Standards (replaces the PTS) for checkrides can be found by clicking here.