Learn to Fly
Becoming a Pilot
The decision to begin flight training is actually the most difficult of all challenges when learning to fly. Often the financial uncertainty and unknown requirements are the major considerations when deciding to start.
A good understanding of those challenges can help you overcome all doubt and take those first steps towards flight. Meeting with an instructor is the best way to do that. Together, you formulate a personal strategy for achieving your goals as a future aviator.
Obtaining your private pilot license is one the most rewarding accomplishments a person can obtain. It opens up a world of new possibility—as simple as flying to the beach in a few hours or starting a track to an exciting career in aviation.
Why try a flight in the Decathlon?Aerobatic flight requires a pilot to have a BIG picture of the aerodynamics involved in 3D flight. You'll learn things such as Energy Management, Gyroscopics, Upset recovery, and numerous other areas that are fun and transferable to all aspects of your flying skills.
Why chose a Decathlon over other Aerobatic aircraft?1. Price! The Decathlon does not use a lot of fuel, and is relatively simple in design. 2. Dependability: given it is a relatively simple airframe, it is very tough. 3. Ease of use: The airframe has fantastic and forgiving characteristics that make it a great stepping stone into the world of erobatic flight.
Decathlon SpecsFully aerobatic aircraft capable of +6.0 and -5.0 G's. It can also sustain inverted flight for up to 2 minutes thanks to its semetrical airfoils and specialized fuel/oil systems.
What's it cost?We offer two styles of payment for aerobatic training: Package or hourly Acrobatics Package: $2300 This is a package deal that includes the nescessary ground and flight training to familiarize you with the basics of aerobatics. Manuvers presented: Rolls, Loops, Hammerheads, Spins. (4 flights, 4 grounds) Tailwheel Package: $2300 This package is designed to give you all of the exposures needed for the Tailwheel Endorsement. Hourly Rate: $315 This is the hourly rate that includes fuel and pilot. If you want to do a quick joyride, or need additional training, but arent ready to commit to a package. But fair warning, after your first flight you might get hooked!