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High-performance flight training in Meridian, Mirage and Malibu aircraft
Flight training in all Piper PA-46s - Malibu, Meridian, Mirage & Jetprops
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Instrument flight mastery is critical to safe and enjoyable flying
Advanced weather and situational awareness flight training
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New or old to flying, stay current and safe with our flight training
Get current in advanced aircraft with modern and safe flight training
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Flight training in Pilatus, Meridian, Malibu, Mirage, Citation and other aircraft
Aviation training for high-performance aircraft

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Flight Training Available in High Performance, Turboprop and Light Jet Aircraft

Professional flight training is essential for the safe operation of today’s high performance aircraft. With over 30-years experience as a flight instructor, Rich Pickett will train you using the latest technology and training methods available. His aim is to deliver personal, professional, and up-to-date flight training to ensure that you are a safe and comfortable piloting your high-performance aircraft.

Rich is certified, and insurance approved, to instruct in a wide-variety of aircraft including: Cessna Mustang, CJ3, Pilatus PC-12, all Piper PA-46s ( Malibu, Mirage, and Meridian & Jetprop) and other high-performance aircraft.

Rich takes away the normal jitters of a test and his ground work before flight is a great refresher. I’ve been flying over 30 years and I continue to learn each year with Rich. I actually look forward to it. – John Obradovich, Malibu owner

Flight Training based out of San Diego, California

Our training location in San Diego offers excellent weather with a variety of flight training profiles available. In addition to our aircraft training and certification, we offer flight training focusing on advanced weather & situational awareness, instrument approaches, mountain flying, and other flight training.

Don’t live near San Diego or can’t make it? Flight training at your location is also available.