Be a Pilot

If you know what you want, we can fuel your ascent. If you’re new to the possibility of being a pilot we can guide you through the options, requirements and resources, as well as, propel you on the right flight path for your life and goals.

Aviation Academy believes in working with each student to put them on the path to reach their aviation objective.

Customized Training Programs

We offer experienced flight instruction and training for:
private flight instruction, instrument training, commercial certified flight instruction, flight reviews, wings program, companion flyers.

Private
Pilot License

Instrument
Rating

Commercial
Pilot License

Multi-Engine
Rating

Your Success

EARN YOUR CHALLENGE COIN!

Challenge coins have historically been used to represent a membership into an exclusive organization and are used to recognize individuals who have faced and overcame certain challenges. Previously used in the military, they have become popular with other groups. Here at Aviation Academy, we use them to recognize new pilots on their achievements. Come earn your challenge coin and join the aviation community!

  • Private Pilot License

    Fernandez

    January 30, 2024

  • Instrument Rating Checkride

    Chloe

    January 29, 2024

  • Instrument Rating Checkride

    Cole

    January 29, 2024

Be Well Paid

Commercial and private pilots are in great demand. Starting salaries begin in the range of $50,000 & up. The pool of qualified pilots has and is shrinking. This means that being a pilot has become a much better-paying career.

Meet Our Instructors

Meet some of our Aviation Academy Instructors

  • Scott Olinger

    Chief Pilot & Owner

  • Madi Johnson

    CFI, CFII, MEI

  • Nick Deweese

    CFI, CFII, MEI

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Generations of pilots have learned to fly at a Cessna Pilot Center because we offer the best in flight training. The single-most important reason this is true is because we share your passion. The Cessna® Skyhawk® aircraft features an advanced cockpit that simplifies your job as a pilot and makes learning much more intuitive. The Cessna Flight Training System is a scenario-based interactive instruction that works cooperatively with your actual flight experience, allowing you to prepare for your next training flight before you even take off. We’ll get you where you want to go faster than any other flight instruction programs out there. Ready to start flying?

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Generations of pilots have learned to fly at a Cessna Pilot Center because we offer the best in flight training. The single-most important reason this is true is because we share your passion. The Cessna® Skyhawk® aircraft features an advanced cockpit that simplifies your job as a pilot and makes learning much more intuitive. The Cessna Flight Training System is a scenario-based interactive instruction that works cooperatively with your actual flight experience, allowing you to prepare for your next training flight before you even take off. We’ll get you where you want to go faster than any other flight instruction programs out there. Ready to start flying?

What’s  Up

Aviation News & Information

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    Mastering the Skies: Navigating Wind Challenges in Pilot Training

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    Jan

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    Dec

    Staying Safe in the Skies: The Silent Threat of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Aircraft

  • 07

    Nov

    The Seadrome Dream: A Forgotten Chapter in Transatlantic Aviation