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Coast Flight Training offers a complete range of ratings from Private Pilot Certificate to Commercial Multi-Engine Certificate with Instrument and Instructor Ratings. Our modern fleet of Piper Archers and Cirrus aircraft deliver unmatched quality of training and peace of mind.

If you want to be an Airline Pilot, our Airline Career Training Program provides a clear and distinct path to the captain's seat. With conditional offers of employment from SkyWest Airlines, there has never been a better time to become a pilot.

Financing is available and VA Benefits can be used to cover up to 100% of your flight training at Coast!
Become an Airline Pilot
Experience the Cirrus
International Students
Coast Flight has partnered with Indian Hills and SkyWest Airlines to create an Airline Career Training Program that offers employment to students before they begin flight training. Begin an all-inclusive airline training program with rigorous professional flight standards, career guidance and concurrent online college courses.
Coast's Professional Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilots and fully equipped Cirrus Training Center offers innovative scenario based training methods. These methods prepare future pilots with the proper knowledge and mindset to confidently fly the Cirrus, or any other general aviation aircraft.
If you are not a United States citizen, the proper visa is required for any flight training. Coast can help you obtain the correct visa and necessary clearances easily and quickly. Our student concierge will be happy to assist you with this process.

Aircraft Fleet

Our Fleet of Cirrus SR20's, SR22's, and Piper Archers are operated and maintained to the highest level of safety. We pride ourselves on having the nicest and safest fleet of aircraft in Southern California. All of our aircraft are available for hourly and multi-day rentals as well. Visit our facility anytime for a tour.

Piper Archer III

Useable Fuel: 48 gallons Engine Horsepower: 180 True Airspeed: 120 kts Range: 465 nm

Dual Garmin 430's Autopilot Airconditioning

Cirrus SR20

Useable Fuel: 56 gallons Engine Horsepower: 200 True Airspeed: 145 kts Range: 645 nm

Avidyne Entegra Glass Cockpit Dual Garmin 430's Autopilot

Cirrus SR22

Useable Fuel: 81 gallons Engine Horsepower: 310 True Airspeed: 180 kts Range: 900 nm

Avidyne Entegra Glass Cockpit Dual Garmin 430's Autopilot

Piper Seminole

Engine Horsepower: 180x2
True Airspeed: 150 kts
Range: 800 nm

Aircraft Fleet

Our Fleet of Cirrus SR20's, SR22's, and Piper Archers are operated and maintained to the highest level of safety. We pride ourselves on having the nicest and safest fleet of aircraft in Southern California. All of our aircraft are available for hourly and multi-day rentals as well. Visit our facility anytime for a tour.

Piper Archer III

Useable Fuel: 48 gallons Engine Hoursepower: 180 True Airspeed: 120 kts Range: 465 nm

Dual Garmin 430's Autopilot Airconditioning

Cirrus SR20

Useable Fuel: 56 gallons Engine Horsepower: 200 True Airspeed: 145 kts Range: 645 nm

Avidyne Entegra Glass Cockpit Dual Garmin 430's Autopilot

Cirrus SR22

Useable Fuel: 81 gallons Engine Horsepower: 310 True Airspeed: 180 kts Range: 900 nm

Avidyne Entegra Glass Cockpit Dual Garmin 430's Autopilot

Piper Seminole

Engine Horsepower: 180x2
True Airspeed: 150 kts
Range: 800 nm

What our Pilots are saying?

Over the last three years I have gone from no flight time to an airline pilot flying an Airbus. Coast fully prepared me to graduate top of my airline class!
--Rodrigo Tames, Volaris Airlines
A320 First Officer
"I am teaching at Coast Flight, making money, while I finish my college degree online. I have been accepted into the SkyWest Airlines Bridge Program and will shortly be an airline pilot!"
--Kristen Verdi, CFI Coast Flight

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Coast Flight Training, founded in 2008 has been one of San Diego's fastest growing companies, three years running. Coast is a VA Approved, FAA Part-141 flight school and is TSA and SEVP approved to host international students. Coast is also an acknowledged leader in Cirrus' training center network.