Since 1968, St. Charles Flying Service has helped thousands of people reach their professional and recreational aviation goals. Our flight school is the only FAA Approved Part 141 Flight School in The St. Louis Metro Area, offering flight training in single and multi-engine aircraft from Light Sport to Airline Transport Pilot, ground school courses, VA approved flight training utilizing your GI Bill and more. At St. Charles Flying Service you’ll get superior training from highly-trained instructors in a friendly, professional environment. Stop Dreaming and Start Flying, at St. Charles Flying Service.
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New Addition to the Fleet
Get checked out in our new Jabiru 250! The Jabiru is a high wing aircraft with a predominantly composite construction. Its 120 horsepower, six cylinder engine and cavernous cargo area make it a great option for cross country trips. This Light Sport Airplane can be flown by Private and Sport Pilots alike. Contact dispatch at 636-946-6066 to schedule your checkout today!
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SCFS supports this legislation. We’re asking you to contact your elected officials in the United States House and Senate and ask them to co-sponsor these bills. EAA has made this easy; just click the red Take Action button and they’ll help you!
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AOPA Flight Training Loans Available
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced the availability of flight training financing through a new program developed by the AOPA Aviation Finance Company. The funds can be used for everything from starting and finishing primary training to advanced training, such as instrument training or obtaining a commercial certificate. With competitive rates at 7.74 to 12.99% and up to an 84 month payment schedule, you’re goal of learning to fly just got closer!
Weather got you grounded? Then come inside and take advantage of our
FAA approved Redbird flight simulator!
- Private Pilot students can use the simulator to log up to 2.5 hours of experience toward their certificate with a CFI
- Students working on their instrument rating can use the simulator to log up to 10 hours of simulated IMC training with a CFII
- If you are already Instrument Rated, you can use the simulator to log instrument currency without a CFII (if current)
- Anyone can use it to build proficiency in tasks or skills with an instructor or by themselves after a checkout
Click here to learn more about how you can take advantage of this FAA approved Basic Aviation Training Device to save your training dollars while building proficiency.
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