Flight Lessons, Eligibility
INTRODUCTORY FLIGHT LESSON

Introductory Flight Lessons or ‘Test Flights’ are for motivated individuals, seeking to Learn to Fly.  And, who might likely want to join the Stanford Flying Club, and pursue their Pilot License. They are not suitable for sight-seeing tours, and normally not for more than 1 person. No current Membership is required to sign up for one.

Resources (like Airplanes, Instructors, Introductory Flight Lessons, Club Memberships, etc.) are  limited.  You will need to provide your full name, and complete contact information (name, address, phone, e-mail, etc.). And, you will need to have a valid passport or Visa. The Lesson will include

  • An Introduction/Overview, either by phone or in person, that will take about 30 minutes.  It will cover the ‘Learn to Fly’ process, Pilot Licenses, Training Methods, Club information, and, possible Costs.
  • ‘Pre-Flight’ / Ground Instruction, of about 50 Minutes.
  • Actual In-Aircraft time: about 1 Hour.

Total time: about 2 Hours and 30 Minutes.

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STANFORD FLYING CLUB MEMBERSHIP / ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Memberships are intended for those seeking to learn to fly and obtain or upgrade their Pilot Certificate.
Membership is open to the public. Applicants must provide their full name, and contact information.

An Introduction/Onboarding meeting of approximately 30 minutes will cover:

To start Flight Training, the US Transportation Security Agency [TSA] requires US citizens to present a valid US Passport. Or a US Birth Certificate.  US Permanent Residents or non-citizens need approval to take flight training directly from the TSA.  Stanford Flying Club Members normally receive such approval within a few weeks after applying.
The Club can not assist non-citizens with obtaining any I-20 or Visa to be able to be in the US.

Flight Lessons & Membership Enrollment are by appointment.

Learn to fly

  • Call (650) 858-2200 to get started or schedule an introductory flying lesson.

    Or request a phone call