Sierra Charlie Aviation

Learn to Fly in Phoenix, AZ 2018-07-02T09:13:56+00:00

Learn to Fly in Phoenix, AZ

If you are looking for top-notch pilot training in or near Phoenix, AZ, why not learn to fly at Sierra Charlie Aviation in Scottsdale? We can offer you some of the best flight instruction you’ll find anywhere in the country!

Sierra Charlie Aviation is an approved Cessna Pilot Center (CPC), a designation only a limited number of flight schools have achieved. Cessna Pilot Centers have taught more pilots to fly than any other type of flight school in the country.

We provide one of the finest learning experiences for prospective pilots by utilizing the Cessna Flight Training System, a comprehensive, proven flight-training program that produces competent, prepared and confident new pilots about 30% faster than the national average.

We are proud to maintain the standards that have made Cessna the world leader in General Aviation for more than 75 years:

      • State-of-the-art training facilities with industry-leading technologies
      • Cessna 172 Skyhawk aircraft – the world’s leading flight trainer
      • Cessna-approved curriculum
      • Highly trained, professional flight instructors
      • Strict aircraft maintenance requirements
      • Exceptional customer service

Award-Winning Program & Instructors

Sierra Charlie Aviation has been recognized for its high standard of accomplishment in flight training by The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world’s largest aviation association, with awards in 2016 and 2017 as one of the top flight schools in the country.

Owner and Chief Flight Instructor, Scott Campbell, was also recognized as the Best Flight Instructor in the Southwest Region, the only instructor in the Southwest to earn this recognition. Adaptable to many learning styles, Scott does his best to ensure that each student has adequate training time with him each week.

In addition, Senior Flight Instructor Tom DeYoung was one of just three instructors in the region to be recognized as a Distinguished Flight Instructor.

AOPA’s Flight Training Experience Awards were created to highlight the best flight training the industry has to offer. “This year’s group of schools and CFIs were especially close as we analyzed the results of the 2017 Flight Training Experience Survey,” said Chris Moser, director of AOPA’s Flight Training Initiative.  “It gives me great confidence to both hear about some incredible flight training providers and to see how much their customers truly value them.”

Sierra Charlie Aviation prides itself on the ability to customize training based on your work/school schedule, budget, and objectives. Our FAR Part 61 program gives students greater flexibility compare to FAR Part 141 programs because lesson content and the sequence of the program can be modified at the discretion of your instructor.

Scottsdale, Arizona, is located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert which is bordered to the west by Phoenix and to the east by the McDowell Mountains. We have some of the finest flying weather in the world and enjoy more than 300 days of clear, sunny, aviation-perfect weather every year.

Students who learn to fly at Sierra Charlie Aviation near Phoenix, AZ will be ready for real-world flying experience, whether they intend to fly for fun with family and friends or enjoy careers as executive pilots. Call us today at (480) 474-4115 to get started with a discovery flight!