Flight Training

  • We offer airplane flight training and helicopter flight training programs that can take you to your Private Pilot license all the way through to becoming a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI).

  • Flight Training

Command Aviation is a full service flight training school located at Bellingham International Airport in the northernmost corner of the Pacific Northwest. When you learn to fly in this region of the world, you gain the added advantage of experiencing diverse flying conditions. All of our instructors are veteran pilots and each level of flight training is designed to give you personalized instruction that encompasses your goals and timelines.

Fixed Wing Aircraft Training

Fixed Wing Aircraft Training extends everything you’ve learned in Ground School into the next level, giving you lots of experience in the air and behind the controls.

We offer instruction and training for the following pilot certifications and ratings:

  • Private Pilot
  • Instrument
  • Commercial
  • Certified Flight Instructor
  • Certified Instrument Flight Instructor
  • Recreational Certificate
  • ATP Certificate

Helicopter Training

Command Aviation operates the only public helicopter service in Bellingham.

Typically, a Private Pilot Program includes 50 hours of flight time (40 hours dual and 10 hours solo). Flight training begins with simple maneuvers, such as straight and level flight, and progresses to more complicated maneuvers as your proficiency grows. Student safety and progress are always our first priorities.

A comprehensive ground program (35 hours) will prepare you for the Private Pilot written and oral exams and serves as the major knowledge base for the Commercial and CFI certifications.

For more information read our Helicopter Training page.  Call us to get started!

Contact us for more information about schedules, pricing and financing.

* The FAA requires at least 40 hours of flight and 20 hours of dual instruction/training. For a thorough understanding of FAA requirements, please visit FAA’s pilot page.

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