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The Modern Aviator

Private Pilot License Starter Package

Regular price $400.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $400.00 USD

The excitement begins with a 15-20 minute ground lesson in which you learn the basics of flight controls and instruments. This brief lesson prepares you for 75-90 minutes in flight! You'll start the engine, taxi the airplane out to the runway, takeoff, climb, cruise, turn and descend .

The VIP flight is a full 30 minutes longer than our basic introductory flight and includes a one-of-a-kind tour of Los Angeles from above. You’ll fly alongside sites like LAX, Marina Del Rey, the Getty Center, the Hollywood sign, Dodger Stadium and the skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles!

Private Pilate License Starter Package includes:

  • 75-90 minute VIP Flight with a 20 minute ground lesson before lift-off
  • 2 hours in a full-motion flight simulator
  • 1 hour of one-on-one classroom time where you will be taught the techniques, procedures, and topics such as aerodynamics
  • logbook to document your first flight and any future flight lessons

This package is broken into multiple sessions on separate days.

Individual weight not to exceed 250 lbs, 425 combined for both participants

Please note that only one Discovery Flight can be purchased per person.

COVID-19 Policy: to ensure the safety of our pilots and their passengers, all aircraft passengers must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test conducted within the previous 24 hours. 

About Pacific Skies Aviation

Pacific Skies Aviation is the premiere flight school in Southern California, USA.  Aviators the world over come to Pacific Skies to earn Private Pilot, Instrument, Commercial and other advanced ratings. You can learn more at