San Diego Flight School

Coast Flight Training located at Montgomery Field Airport offers comprehensive pilot training programs that not only train student pilots for  a Private Pilot Certificate but also Instrument Rating Certification, Commercial Pilot Certification, and Certified Flight Instructor certificate programs.
We integrate pleasure and business with your training to fully utilize the plane and your pilot skills. Passing the FAA checkride is only one part of your training.  Coast will prepare you for flying in the real world with proficiency and confidence. Coast will outline a training program that is right for you, your schedule and your goals in San Diego, CA.

Private Pilot

Fly day and night in good weather and take friends along for the ride. A private pilot license is your first step toward discovering the freedom and adventure that aviation provides.

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Instrument Rating / 10-Day IFR

Fly day and night in clouds. Your private pilot license gives you the keys to the car, and an instrument rating makes you a professional pilot.

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Additional Ratings

Advance your training to other aircraft to build your skills or make aviation a profession.

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The Coast Difference

Fleet and Infrastructure

Coast has the most premiere flight training facility in the country.

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Scenario Based Training

Coast has the most advanced training technique in the world.

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Cirrus Platinum Partner | Training Center

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Whether training for fun or for a career, Coast can help you find the best financing available today.


International Students

International Students Welcome!

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.



Napa Valley

Fly along California’s scenic coast from La Jolla to Newport Beach, over LAX and Santa Barbara, past California Condor nesting areas. From there you can follow the 101, fly over the Golden Gate Bridge, and then turn to the east and explore the beautiful backcountry of the San Francisco Bay Area.


Full Motion Flight Simulator

Full Motion Flight Simulator

Coast utilizes the most advanced Cirrus based full motion flight simulator and cutting edge instructional programs to make you the best pilot possible.


Lisa Liguori:

I cannot imagine having studied for my pilot’s license anywhere but Coast. The experience has been life-changing, and the memories of this exhilarating process will be with me forever!

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