Learn to Fly

As with everything in life that is truly worthwhile, training to become a pilot requires a certain investment of time and resources. Rest assured. We’ll walk you through the program.

Step by step.

 

Take your first flight, a 30-minute discovery flight

An experienced flight instructor will introduce you to the awe of taking the controls of a safe, reliable aircraft for the first time. We have the most experienced team of flight instructors in Indiana.

Take your first flight, a 30-minute discovery flight

An experienced flight instructor will introduce you to the awe of taking the controls of a safe, reliable aircraft for the first time. We have the most experienced team of flight instructors in Indiana.

Start your flight training

Our interactive programs work hand-in-hand with your actual flight experience – allowing you to prepare for your next flight before you even take off.

Start your flight training

Our interactive programs work hand-in-hand with your actual flight experience – allowing you to prepare for your next flight before you even take off.

Get your aviation medical certificate

This routine medical exam is a head-to-toe check of your general health. There are few health limitations to earning your pilot certificate. For specific questions regarding health and flying, call us or view this List of Approved Doctors.

Get your aviation medical certificate

This routine medical exam is a head-to-toe check of your general health. There are few health limitations to earning your pilot certificate. For specific questions regarding health and flying, call us or view this List of Approved Doctors.

Take your first solo flight

Once you and your instructor are ready, you will take your first solo flight. Taking your first solo flight is truly a celebration! 

Take your first solo flight

Once you and your instructor are ready, you will take your first solo flight. Taking your first solo flight is truly a celebration! 

Fine-tune your skills

Gain experience as you expand upon everything you learned prior to your first solo flight, both with an instructor and on your own. Typically, you will end up flying between 40 and 70 hours, about half of which is solo.

Fine-tune your skills

Gain experience as you expand upon everything you learned prior to your first solo flight, both with an instructor and on your own. Typically, you will end up flying between 40 and 70 hours, about half of which is solo.

Take your knowledge exam

Now you’ll put all this useful information into action. The knowledge exam is a written and oral examination overseen by your flight instructor. By the time you’re ready to take the exam, you should expect to feel confident in your flying ability.

Take your knowledge exam

Now you’ll put all this useful information into action. The knowledge exam is a written and oral examination overseen by your flight instructor. By the time you’re ready to take the exam, you should expect to feel confident in your flying ability.

Earn Your Pilot License

When your instructor decides you’re ready, you’ll meet with an FAA-designated examiner for an oral and flight exam. Your extensive flight and ground training will fully prepare you to ace your checkride and earn your pilot’s certificate.

Earn Your Pilot License

When your instructor decides you’re ready, you’ll meet with an FAA-designated examiner for an oral and flight exam. Your extensive flight and ground training will fully prepare you to ace your checkride and earn your pilot’s certificate.

Ready to Schedule Your Discovery Flight?

Call us at (317) 769-4487 to schedule a Discovery Flight at Indianapolis Executive Airport in Zionsville. Join one of our experienced instructors and take to the skies!

Talk to One of Our Flight Training Team Members

Pat Gaston First Wing Jet Center Chief Flight Instructor Send Email (317) 769-4487
Becky Walker First Wing Jet Center Flight School Administrator Send Email (317) 769-4487