Welcome to Sport Aviation Center
Learn to fly airplane light-sport aircraft (LSA) and trike weight-shift control LSA with industry leader, Paul Hamilton. Get your sport pilot license to fly an airplane LSA. Get your sport pilot or private pilot license to fly a trike LSA. The Sport Aviation Center “experience” operates under Carson Aviation Adventures LLC in Carson City and also Atlantic Aviation/Flying Start Aero LLC in Reno Nevada. Both flight training schools are available for Light Sport Training in the beautiful Reno/Lake Tahoe area.
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 Sport Pilots, Sport Pilot Certified Flight Instructors (CFIS), and Private Pilots.
We also provide LSA pilot information and training resources including conventional ground school, flight training, flight simulation 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 now have the Cessna 162 Skycatcher N3034Y available flying out of Reno International airport KRNO for flight training. 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.
With more diverse 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. New “Sky Jeep”, right, takes off and lands in outback locations.
We now have the Samba, a high performance S-LSA that was derived from the motorized Lambada sailplane. Because of the foam/fiberglass sleek and light-weight design, combined with the Rotax 912S 100 HP motor, this is a top performing LSA.
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.
We have one of the greatest number of LSA available in the US.
The trike flying with the Zodiac in the beautiful Carson Valley next to the high Sierra Mountains. As you can see, we have four LSA airplanes, two weight-shift control trikes, the location and the instructors to assist you in your adventure as you learn to fly. Call Paul Hamilton at 775 772 8232 figure out the best training program for you.