Sierra Charlie Aviation

Learn to Fly a Cessna 172 Near Arcadia, AZ 2019-11-07T17:38:06+00:00

Learn to Fly a Cessna 172 Near Arcadia, AZ

If you want to learn to fly a Cessna 172 and you are near Arcadia, AZ, then Sierra Charlie may be the place for you.

Cessna 172 Private Pilot Training

Sierra Charlie Aviation is an approved Cessna Pilot Center (CPC), which is a flight school that is specially selected by the Cessna Aircraft Company because it represents top-quality, professional flight training and maintains the high standards that have helped Cessna remain successful for over 75 years.

Learn to Fly a Cessna 172 Near Arcadia, AZAs a CPC, Sierra Charlie Aviation provides students with the best available flight instructors. Flight training takes place in our Cessna 172 Skyhawks that are G1000 equipped and coupled with GFC700 autopilot. The Cessna 172 has been in production since the 1950s and is one of the safest general aviation aircraft ever built and a superb training aircraft.

Our students learn everything they need to know about flying by following Cessna’s computer-based curriculum, the only integrated flight-training program in existence. Integrated means that both the ground and flight training segments are combined so that learning is faster. It includes all training materials, ground school, and the flight time needed to prepare you for your check ride.

Why Choose a Cessna Pilot Center?

  • Learn to fly with highly trained, professional flight instructors in less time than other flight training programs.
  • Follow the Cessna-approved computer-based curriculum that stresses safety.
  • Learn the most up-to-date concepts in state-of-the-art training facilities.
  • Train in new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft that have strict maintenance requirements.
  • Cover each task that will be tested by an FAA examiner.
  • Enjoy exceptional customer services and aviation insurance to protect you throughout your training.

About Sierra Charlie

Since 2016, Sierra Charlie Aviation and our flight instructors have been selected by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) among the top flight schools and instructors in the country each year. Survey participants include everyone from new students to experienced pilots earning advanced ratings or taking a flight review. Recently, we won the 2019 Flight Training Experience Award for Best Flight School in the Western Region.

Sierra Charlie Aviation is located at Scottsdale Airport (SDL) in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is an excellent location in which to teach and learn piloting. This is because we enjoy 300 days per year of aviation-perfect weather, which enables you to fly more often and complete your flight training faster.

The tower-controlled SDL airport is a safe and stable training environment. has no commercial commuter or airline service and is one of the nation’s premier corporate jet facilities, recording approximately 150,000 takeoffs and landings each year. These factors result in less aircraft traffic and more time in the air for you.

If you live in or around Arcadia, AZ and you want to learn to fly, then our Cessna 172s are just what you’ve been looking for. Don’t hesitate to call us at (480) 474-4115!