San Diego Flight School for civilians & veterans.
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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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Pilot Programs for every pathway
Whether you want a weekend adventure flying the over San Diego's beaches and up the California coastline or to start an aviation career, you can get a private pilots license with Flex Air’s Adventure Pilot program in San Diego.
Becoming a Certified Flight Instructor through our San Diego CFI Academy is one of the fastest ways to build flight hours towards meeting the flight hours requirements to become a career pilot.
Start becoming a Commercial Airline Pilot, Cargo Pilot, or Corporate Pilot in San Diego. At Flex Air Career Pilot Academy, we get you fast professional flight training and job placement with our strong industry relationships.
If you currently hold an FAA Commercial Rotor Certificate either from being in the military and want get your Reduced Fixed-Wing ATP, our San Diego Rotor Transition Program is for you.
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 a gate agent become he became a pilot, learn about how he worked his way through flight school and read about his journey from to become a First Officer at United Airlines.
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.