Learn to fly airplane light-sport aircraft (LSA) and trike weight-shift control LSA with industry leader, Paul Hamilton.
- Obtain your Sport Pilot license to fly an airplane LSA, or
- Obtain your Sport Pilot or Private Pilot license to fly a trike LSA.
- Become a Sport Pilot Certified Flight Instructor (CFIS)
Our location in the High Sierra Desert near Lake Tahoe, with year round relatively temperate weather conditions, is a big plus – you can log more flying hours faster and get your certification quicker.
Training Systems – Flight, Ground, Simulator, eLearning
We feature the Hamilton Pilot Training System (HPTS), a flight and ground training system to teach you to learn to fly, and instruct in (if you wish), light sport aircraft including fixed-wing aircraft (airplanes), weight-shift control aircraft (trikes), to become a Sport Pilot, Sport Pilot Certified Flight Instructor (CFIS), or Private Pilot.
We also provide LSA pilot information and training resources including conventional ground school, flight training, simulator flight training, books and printed materials, and digital e-Learning with ebooks, as well as, web based on-line training.
If you are a student pilot, aircraft owner, pilot, returning pilot, virtual pilot, aviation mechanic, or flight instructor this is the place to find all information and training resources in one central location.
We have one of the greatest number of LSA available in the US.
Cessna 162 Skycatcher
We now have the Cessna 162 Skycatcher N3034Y available flying out of Reno International airport KRNO with the Cessna Flight Center Flying Start Aero for flight training and rental. This Skycatcher is a great addition to the light sport fleet. It is a nice flying airplane and the best overall considering performance, avionics and flight characteristics making it easy to learn.
Zenith 750 STOL “Sky Jeep”
With more aircraft coming on board, you can have a variety of LSA where you can try them all out and see what works best for you. Zenith 750 STOL “Sky Jeep”, takes off and lands in outback locations.
The popular Zodiac updated 650 version is now available for flight training and rental. This was added since the Zodiac 601 was so popular and we obtained the updated version, the 650, which takes of and lands easier. This is a new aircraft with 360 degree visibility.
Trike, Weight-Shift Control LSA
For you trike enthusiasts, we now have a second weight-shift control aircraft and a sport/private pilot instructor, Bob Harington. Whether you’re looking for primary Sport Pilot or Private Pilot training or to transition to fly a trike we can easily make it happen.
Train with the best
As you can see, we have great facilities, a year round location, comprehensive training system, numerous aircraft, and excellent flight instructors ready to assist you in your adventure of becoming a pilot and learning to fly.