Thank you for looking in on us, it’s a great day to start your flying experience. We offer introductory flights, area flights for photo opportunities, flight training. If you’re looking for fun and excitement, you’ve come to the right place!
We’re at Sierra Vista airport. Call us (520) 730-4387 (no texting).
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Requirements to be a Light-Sport Pilot
Minimum of 17 years old
Have a third-class medical or better, or have a valid U.S. drivers license
Be able to read, write, and understand English
You must pass a written knowledge test
You must complete a minimum of 15 hours dual instruction with a qualified instructor
Included in those 15 hours of dual, you must receive a minimum of 2 hours cross country instruction
10 takeoffs and landings to a full stop at an airport
Minimum of 5 hours solo including a cross country flight of at least 75 nautical miles with one segment of the flight consisting of a straight line distance of at least 25 nautical miles with a full-stop landing at a minimum of 2 points.
2 hours of flight training within 2 calendar months of your Practical test in preparation for your practical test
Complete and pass a Practical test with a flight examiner including both oral and flight testing If you wish to add to your sport pilot certificate things like different speed limitations, controlled airspace or tail wheel, extra training and endorsements are required
Light-Sport Aircraft Definition
Single seat or two seats only
No fuel limits
Maximum level flight speed of 120 knots (138 mph) calibrated airspeed at maximum continuous power
Maximum power-off stall speed of 45 knots (52 mph) calibrated airspeed
Maximum gross weight of 1320 lbs. (1430 lbs. for amphibious aircraft)