Arizona’s Best Flight School

At Sawyer Flight Academy we share your passion for aviation and have been providing quality flight training since 1961. Sawyer’s commitment to quality, safety, and efficiency has created a legacy of outstanding students and pilots. We are here to help you follow your dreams, take the first step and schedule a discovery flight today.

SAWYER SAFE POLICY | COVID 19

Our Policies. Our Approach. Our Aircraft. Our People.

At Sawyer Aviation, our customers’ safety and health are at the top of our priorities. We take Coronavirus very seriously and are taking several precautions to follow the CDC and WHO guidelines.

PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE

DAYNIGHT VFR FLIGHT

40 Hours of flight time

20 Hours of dual flight instruction

10 Hours of solo flight

INSTRUMENT RATING

IFR FLIGHT

50 Hours of cros-country PIC

40 Hours of instrument (simulated or actual) flight time

COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE

FLY FOR COMPENSATION OR HIRE

250 Hours of total flight time

100 Hours as pilot in command time

MULTI ENGINE RATING

FLY HIGHER, FASTER AND FURTHER

Our proven accelerated 7-day program gets you flying in a multi-engine airplane at a fraction of the time and cost. The DA42 Features FADEC controlled engines and autopilot.

CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

TEACH OTHERS TO FLY

Earn your CFI, CFII and MEI with Sawyer Flight Academy. Flight instructing is a valuable and rewarding way to earn flight hours while getting paid. Top performing students have the option to flight instruct at Sawyer Aviation upon completion.

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After checking out a few flight schools, Sawyer is very reasonably priced, honest about the requirements, and has a great facility and aircraft.

— Devin, SCOTTSDALE, AZ

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“Highly recommend considering them for flight training and visiting their location.”

Manate M

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