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Van Nuys, California

With a clear sky, fly high at our base in Van Nuys, LA, California. Perfect weather conditions to build your hours expeditiously with no time wasted. The new luxurious facility has amenities such as the brand new airport café, pilot lounge, pilot shop and offers breathtaking mountain views from the private balcony located on the second floor of the terminal building. Van Nuys Airport ranks as one of the world’s busiest general aviation airports. The ATC controllers operating at this airport are considered one of the best in the world. 

  • 2 runways.
  • VFR/IFR.

Time Building Packages and Offers

  • Van Nuys

C152

The Cessna 152 is a two-seat, fixed tricycle gear, general aviation airplane, used for primary flight training, time building, and personal flying. The Cessna 152 is the most popular two-seat trainer.

Rent this aircraft starting from $128!

100hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 3 weeks of FREE* accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($12,800)

  • Price per hour ($128)
50hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 2 weeks of FREE** accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($6,550)

  • Price per hour ($131)
25hrs Package (Offer)

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($3,325)

  • Price per hour ($133)
Standard Package

✓ $136hr

Minimum Requirements

✓PPL holder

  • Van Nuys

C172 

The Cessna 172 is a four-seater, single-engine, high-wing airplane. The Cessna 172 is used for PPL, IR, and CPL training. 

Rent this aircraft starting from $159!

100hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 3 weeks of FREE* accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($15,900)

  • Price per hour ($159)
50hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 2 weeks of FREE* accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($8,100)

  • Price per hour ($162)
25hrs Package (Offer)

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($4,100)

  • Price per hour ($164)
Standard Package

✓ $167hr

Minimum Requirements

✓PPL holder

  • Van Nuys

C172 SP

The Cessna 172 SP is a single-engine high-wing and fixed-gear four-seater aircraft. The R/S model is a newer model with a more powerful engine and better climb performance.

Rent this aircraft starting from $170!

100hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 3 weeks of FREE* accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($17,000)

  • Price per hour ($170)
50hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 2 weeks of FREE** accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($8,650)

  • Price per hour ($173)
25hrs Package (Offer)

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($4,375)

  • Price per hour ($175)
Standard Package

✓ $178hr

Minimum Requirements

✓PPL holder 120 Total Time

  • Van Nuys

Piper PA 28

The Piper Warrior is a single-engine low-wing, fixed-gear, four-seater airplane. Provides better clearance between the wingtips and the ground, the dihedral angle, and great stability in the roll axis. 

Rent this aircraft starting from $159!

100hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 3 weeks of FREE* accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($15,900)

  • Price per hour ($159)
50hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 2 weeks of FREE* accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($8,100)

  • Price per hour ($162)
25hrs Package (Offer)

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($4,100)

  • Price per hour ($164)
Standard Package

✓ $167hr

Minimum Requirements

✓PPL holder

  • Van Nuys

Piper Arrow

This normally aspirated 200-HP Piper Arrow is a true cross-country machine. At 144 KTS you will cover a lot of ground in a shorter time. Ideal for long cross country flights.

Rent this aircraft starting from $173!

100hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 3 weeks of FREE* accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($17,300)

✓ Price per hour ($173)

50hrs Package (Offer)

✓ 2 weeks of FREE** accommodation: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program.

✓ Airport pick up and drop off

✓ Total price ($8,800)

✓Price per hour ($176)

25hrs Package (Offer)

✓ Airport pick up and drop off
✓ Total price ($4,475)

  •  Price per hour ($179) 
Standard Package

✓ $181hr 

Minimum Requirements

✓PPL holder 120 Total Time

  • Van Nuys

Time Building
Theoretical Prep


The Time Building theoretical preparation course is conducted as a distance learning course with live online lessons via our virtual classrooms. It will cover basic knowledge from PPL and the familiarization with airspaces and regulations of the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) in the USA.
What is Included

✓Introduction, Air operation rules – main differences (0.5 hr)

✓Airspaces (1 hr)

✓ATC – general description (1 hr)

✓Access to Learning Management System

✓Local base operation (1 hr)

✓Local weather phenomena (0.5 hr)

✓High terrain and high temperature operation (1 hr)

✓Overseas operation (0.5 hr)

✓Remote airfield operation (0.5 hr)

✓Night Flight (0.5 hr)

✓Emergency and medical help (0.5 hr)

✓Maintenance and technical issue (0.5 hr)

✓FlyingAcademy standard operating procedures (1 hr)

✓Typical trip briefing (0.5 hr)

✓Review – Test

* FAA Verification letter free of charge.
* PPL Convalidation fee when meeting the FAA examiner is around $200 USD, not included.
* Checkout flight with CFI is needed, typically will take 2 hrs ground and 2 hrs dual flight. CFI charge is $64 an hour.
* Airplane Insurance is not included. $9/Hr – Cessna 152 or $12/Hr – Cessna 172, it will be added to every hour flown.
* Pilot Liability Insurance 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, or 12 months priced at $60, $80, $90, $100 respectively, mandatory, not included.

*A fuel surcharge can increase the price of an aircraft. It all depends on the development of fuel prices during training. The final billing of this fee will be calculated after graduation according to the current fuel prices during the training period.

*3 weeks of free accommodation and 2 weeks paid (500$) or credit of 500$: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of
your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program, or airport pick up and drop off.
**2 weeks of free accommodation and 1 weeks paid (250$) or credit of 250$: If there are no vacancies in the accommodation at the time of
your arrival, you will obtain a credit equivalent to the amount of $xx, to be used in your training
program, or airport pick up and drop off.

Accommodation in Van Nuys

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