from our years of experiance
Harborside Aviation is a professional flight school that offers unparallel
service. Our training facilities have a friendly, comfortable atmosphere
and are state-of-the-art. Flight training is done in new Skyhawk
aircraft with professional FAA Certified Instructors.
You must be at least 16 years of age to solo and 17 years old to receive
your Private Pilot Rating. You must be able to speak, read and understand
There is a minimum of 40 hours flight time (combined dual and solo)
including at least:
20 hours of dual flight instruction, including at least:
3 hours cross country flight (more than 50 miles away)
3 hours night instruction
3 hours in preparaton for the flight test
10 hours solo flight time, including at least:
5 hours of solo cross country
3 solo takeoffs and landings at an airport with an operating control tower
Some required and appropriate ground instruction
A "Knowledge Test" must be taken before you can take the flight test. We also have a FAA designated flight examiner right here in our building.
Not a US citizen?
Apply online at www.flightschoolcandidates.gov There help line number is 571-227-1004. They will tell you what you need to do before your start your training.
Pleasure or Business?
Imagine traveling twice as fast as you can drive. Imagine
taking friends and family on trips. Skiing. Surfing. Golfing. Shopping.
Imagine making impossible business appointments in cities far away
and still making it home at night.
Imagine taking off after work for a bite of the world's best Mexican
food. In that quaint little diner. Two states away. Imagine just
exploring the wild blue yonder.
Now, stop imagining. Get in touch with your inner pilot. Fly and
be free. Call us. Schedule your Discovery Flight today. We'll hook
you up with a friendly, expert flight instructor, and a fun, reliable Cessna aircraft. You will learn
comfortable, on your own terms, on a schedule that fits your own.
What Aircraft will I fly?
We have two Cessna 172's, one with standard guages and another with all the latest technology inlcuding the G1000, WAAS and "Synthetic Vision".
Your training comprises two parts – flight training and ground
During your ground school, you'll learn bits of "book knowledge"
you'll need to be a proficient pilot. You have several options for
ground training, but the goal is to successfully complete your aviation
Knowledge Test and have a basic understanding of your aircraft and the airspace. etc.
Flight training takes place in the airplane. You'll learn the skills
and gain experience to safely operate an airplane on your own –
and pass your check ride.
How to Start
Getting started on your flying adventure is easy. Contact
us, schedule your discovery flight today. We understand pilots,
and what it takes to be a pilot, like no one else.
Rest assured. We'll walk you through the program step-by-step, from
you discovery flight to your license. At our school you'll know
exactly what you are spending and why.
Start you adventure - here's a sample of what awaits you:
ºA safe. friendly, comfortable, dynamic atmosphere
in which to learn.
ºA knowledgeable flight instructor to mentor you
and accommodate your requirements.
ºTrain in dependable factory manufactured aircraft.