San Diego Flight School for civilians & veterans

San Diego Flight School for civilians & veterans. Aviation career flight training or flying lessons for fun. Start today!


San Diego Flight Training

Flex Air operates both Part 61 and Part 141 flight training programs and has been recognized as an AOPA Distinguished and Military Friendly® Flight School. Whether you have no experience or have completed one or more ratings at another school, we can get you training in San Diego, California right away, without months of delays.


Flex Air San Diego Flight School flies from Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (MYF), which is just 6 miles from downtown San Diego. We are about 15 miles north of Naval Base San Diego and 45 miles south of Camp Pendleton.

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Flight Training in San Diego

Our San Diego flight training center provides flying lessons for recreational and civilian pilots training for their private pilots license (PPL), instrument flight rating (IFR) and certified flight instructor (CFI).

San Diego is one of the best places in the country to learn to fly, read why San Diego flight training is so valuable.


Learn to Fly in San Diego

Our school in San Diego California also provides flight training for military transition pilots and service members with no prior flight training. We proudly serve Camp Pendleton and Naval Base San Diego servicemembers as well as veterans from all services with PPL, IFR, CFI training as they work to complete training to become a commercial airline pilot, as well as with our VA authorized SkillBridge program.

The Flex Air corporate headquarters are located at Montgomery Gibbs Airport:
8825 Aero Dr Suite 105,
San Diego, CA 92123


Follow the Journeys of our actual students

Ryan Davis, First Officer at United Airlines

Ryan was once a gate agent before he trained with Flex Air to become he became an airline pilot. Read his story of working his way through flight school and becoming a First Officer at United Airlines.


Join our community of San Diego aviators

People are the most important part of any aircraft and any organization. We are blessed with an amazing San Diego crew and we would love for you to meet the San Diego flight instructors, flight training advisors and the rest of our terrific ground crew.

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Start flying in San Diego with Flex Air

Your first step to taking flight is a conversation with one of our San Diego flight training advisors. We are happy to answer your questions and help get your flight training or aviation career off the ground.

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