Sierra Charlie Aviation

Scottsdale, AZ Flight Training Center 2019-08-15T00:15:51+00:00

Scottsdale, AZ Flight Training Center

If you are considering becoming a pilot, then you probably already know the joys of travel. It is likely that you enjoy flying and that you always have. If this is the case, then you may have a home in Scottsdale, AZ at a flight training center. There is nothing like taking your first solo trip in a private plane!

Sierra Charlie Aviation, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a certified Cessna Pilot Center (CPC), a specially selected center that represents top-quality, professional flight training. Only a limited number of flight schools achieve approval as Cessna Pilot Centers from the Cessna Aircraft Company, the world leader in General Aviation.

Sunny Scottsdale

Here at Sierra Charlie Aviation, we have over 300 days of sunny and clear weather a year. Not many locations in the world can say that. It is ideal for learning to fly.

Another bonus is that we make our home at Scottsdale Airport (SDL), a tower controlled airport with an 8,249-foot runway, that provides Sierra Charlie Aviation students with quick and safe access to local practice areas and nearby airports.

Integrated Curriculum

Sierra Charlie Aviation students learn everything they need to know about flying by following Cessna’s computer-based curriculum, the only integrated flight-training program in existence.

Utilizing the Airman Certification Standards issued by the FAA, the King School’s syllabus, and a wide range of first-hand experience, we ensure that each student is ready for a real-world flying experience. If you are already a licensed pilot, we offer extended and recurring training programs as well as instrument flight training.

Award-Winning Instructors

Our instructors are varied and diverse. They have an assortment of experiences and backgrounds that allow them give you the kind of flexible education and hands-on practice that you need.

Sierra Charlie’s training team is composed of passionate and highly experienced Certified Flight Instructors (CFIs) who have trained everyone from Sport Pilots to Flight Instructors and recreational flyers to airline pilots.

Owner and Chief Flight Instructor, Scott Campbell (CFI, MEI) and Senior Flight Instructor Tom DeYoung (CFI, CFII) scored in the top 1% of the Distinguished Flight Schools and Instructors honored by the AOPA Flight Training Experience Survey Awards.


Sierra Charlie Aviation students may pay as they go or purchase a package of their first six lessons/flights at a discounted rate. Financing is available to qualified customers, and there are a number of companies and organizations that offer aviation loans and flight training scholarships.

If you want to make flying a part of your life (even if you don’t intend to become a pilot for gainful employment), we invite you to give Sierra Charlie Aviation a call. Come visit us and explore our flight training center and sunny Scottsdale, AZ. We can be reached at (480) 474-4115.