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When your time is precious - fly there.
You can't beat air travel for convenient long distance travel. There is nothing that will get you faster from a major New England city to the Cape or Nantucket (or NY for that matter). So why don't more people fly themselves? There is a perception that personal piloting is particularly challenging, a young person's game, or absurdly expensive. In fact, none of these are true. Flying like any skill takes time and practice, but you aren't on your own trying to learn an instrument. You are working step by step with an instructor who is tuning the learning process to your abilities. You will get your license as fast as you are able. We match the instructors to you and tailor the program based on your schedule and style of learning.

The Process

You will train one-on-one with an instructor. The instructor will help you understand the theory of flight and training you in the principles and concepts of piloting. But, don't worry - from your very first flight you will be at the controls and each lesson you will be gaining practical experience and confidence with the instructor by your side - until you go solo!

When you are ready, you'll be testing with the FAA - and when you pass you will be a licensed pilot. You will be experienced in using navigational instruments, flight planning, night flight, and safe flying practices. Ready to go on trips around the region with friends and family - rent one of our planes and go out for the weekend; it's like nothing else.

Taking it further

If you're not satisfied with just a private pilots license we can train you to be get your Instrument License. If you're planning a cross-country trip, you may run into bad weather (nothing to do with precipitation - everything to do with visibility). Unless you are Instrument Licensed you may not be able to fly through it. Your private license will cover you for most days, but for our more advanced students we offer advanced licenses programs.

The Horizon Difference

Horizon Aviation will provide you with the resources you need to understand your options. Our business is based on our customer service, and we will go the extra mile for you - always. Go to the next page to see our special offers and schedule a test flight (or you can just show up and ask).