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AeroDynamic Flight Training

Private Sport Pilot ground school flight training San Jose San Francisco Bay Area California Flight School

We have been providing the finest in flight training since 1960. We pride ourselves in teaching students the art of flying safely and proficiently. Learning to fly in a taildragger will make you a more proficient pilot and help you fly any kind of airplane better.

Our instructors are all experienced pilots dedicated to building pilots and not time. We're here for the love of flying and passing that passion on to our students. Many of our students have gone on to successful careers as aviators from airline pilots to airshow performers.

We offer flight training for Sport Pilot, Private Pilot, Tailwheel, Aerobatics, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, ATP, Multi, and provide ground training for all. We can also accommodate insurance check-outs for most makes and models. Contact us for details.

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Introductory Flights

Take an introductory flight on any of our airplanes, typically lasting from twenty minutes to however long you would like. You will get a guided tour of the airplane and its controls, before taking off for a short flight around the airport or further afield. You will have the opportunity to fly the airplane yourself, under the watchful eye of one of our experienced flight instructors. We also offer introductory aerobatic flights.

Gift certificates are available for a variety of flights and prices.

Ongoing Training

AeroDynamic Aviation also offers ongoing flight training for higher level ratings: Commercial Pilot, CFI, CFII, tailwheel and aerobatic flight training. We also perform flight reviews, instrument proficiency checks, mountain flight training, FAA Wings program training, whether in our airplanes or yours. Please contact us for details.

Our Instruction Prices

  List Price Block (10%)
Instruction at RHV $50.00/hr to $69/hr $45.45 to $62.73
Instruction at SNS $50.00/hr to $55/hr none
Own Airplane Dual $60.00/hr none
Chief Pilot/Asst. Chief Pilot $69.00/hr


Save 10% - inquire about our block rate (AT RHV ONLY) - members who purchase $500 or more prepaid non-refundable block time receive an additional credit of 10% (cash or check) or 7% (credit card) on instruction, aircraft rental and purchases of pilot supplies, books, etc.

Prices and rates are current as of July 1, 2013 and subject to change without notice. All training and rentals are subject to the terms and conditions in the Renters' Agreement.

Please note minimum 24 hrs cancellation notice is required or you may be charged for the missed rental and instructor time.

Come and fly with us in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area of California. Our flight school facilities are located at Reid Hillview airport in San Jose (KRHV), at the south end of San Francisco Bay, and Salinas Municipal Airport in Salinas(KSNS), a few miles east of Monterey. We offer ground and flight training for sport pilot, private pilot, commercial pilot, instrument rating, CFI (certified flight instructor), tailwheel, acrobatics, and multi engine certificates and ratings.