Sport Aviation Center

Learn to fly light-sport airplane and weight-shift control trikes with industry leader, Paul Hamilton at Sport Aviation Center LLC.

Five full-time instructors, numerous aircraft, excellent flying weather year round, and FAA Examiners (DPE) all in one location to make it easy for you to…

  • Obtain your Sport Pilot or Private Pilot license to fly an airplane LSA
  • Obtain your Sport Pilot or Private Pilot license to fly a trike LSA
  • Obtain your Sport Pilot or Remote Pilot license to fly a UAS, Unmanned Aircraft System (aka Drone)
  • Become a Sport Pilot Certified Flight Instructor (CFIS) for airplane or trike

If you are a student pilot, aircraft owner, pilot or returning pilot, virtual pilot, aviation mechanic, or flight instructor this is the place to find all information and training resources in one central location.

Aircraft to Learn to Fly

You can choose the aircraft to fly from one of the greatest number of LSA available in the US.

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The Airplane Factory Sling 2

The Sling has the best handling characteristics, modern glass panels, and convertible top to make this the best LSA airplane in its class. This is our primary airplane for Sport and Private training and FAA certification.

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Zodiac 650

The popular Zodiac updated 650 available for flight training and rental. This is a popular LSA and a great airplane in which to learn to fly and transition with if you’ve purchased and built the kit edition.

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Evolution REVO

For you trike enthusiasts, get trained in the top of the line Evolution REVO, which is the best trike available in the world today, with the easiest handling and most forgiving flying characteristics.

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Pilot Training

Sport Aviation Center LLC offers LSA pilot training at Carson City Airport in Carson City, NV.

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.

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Flight & Ground School Courses

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.

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eLearning & Simulator Flight Training

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 Aviation eLearning.

UAS (aka Drone)

Become a FAA certified Remote Pilot to operate Unmanned Aircraft System commercially. If you want to fly a UAS (aka drone) to perform commercial operations legally, this is the place to find all information and training resources in one central location.

Trikes For Sale

Buy a Weight Shift control LSA Trike and get trained (or transitioned) in your new trike with me, Paul Hamilton. I’ll help you figure out what options you want and find the very best trike for you.

Airplane LSA For Sale

Buy a Airplane Light Sport Aircraft and get trained (or transitioned) in your new airplane with me, Paul Hamilton. I’ll help you figure out what options you want and find the very best trike for you.

Weather To Fly ®

Use the WEATHER TO FLY system to learn what weather conditions to look for when planning your flight.

Pilot Hubs

Flying is truly a life-changing experience and Light Sport Aircraft Pilot Hubs makes it more accessible to you.

Pilot Stores

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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.