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Commitment to Excellence


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Commitment to Excellence


Learn to Fly at V1 Aeronautical Flight School

Flying is beauty and skill combined. V1 Aeronautical flight school is committed to aviation instruction and safety. We are the only Cirrus Certified Training Center in Tampa Bay with Platinum Certified Instructors and one of only four in Florida. Our flight training professionals will assist you in experiencing the beauty and perfection of high-end Cirrus aircraft while teaching you how to fly with refined technique.

"With a mile of highway, you can drive a mile. With a mile of runway, you have the whole world."
- Ed Bolen

Cirrus Aircraft

The only designated Cirrus Certified Training Center in Tampa Bay and Orlando and one of only four in Florida, we strive to maintain the highest aviation training standards. Why learn to fly in Cirrus Aircraft? Cirrus is focused on integrity in engineering, avionics advancements and safety, including their Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS). Learn More

Technology

Being on the cutting edge of general aviation technology is our passion and our standard procedure. We offer advanced avionics systems, traditional trainers and an airplane flight simulator to accommodate your individual training needs. The innovations built into Cirrus Aircraft deliver a first class flying experience. Learn More

Aircraft Management

V1 aircraft management services allow you to customize a plan to meets your needs. Our expert staff provides management and operations support for high-end aircraft owners, including top-of-the-line pilot and aviation maintenance technician services. Fly confidently knowing that V1 meets and exceeds FAA management and maintenance requirements. 

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Commitment To Safety


"There is always safety in valor" — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Commitment To Safety


"There is always safety in valor" — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your Personalized Flight School and Aviation Management Partner

What makes V1 Aeronautical different? Our business model is unlike any of our competitors. After experiencing was not available to us as aviators, we built our business to deliver personalized service in a professional aviation environment.

Our model is not about transporting you from one place to another or from one flight lesson to the next. It is about safety and one-on-one, personalized service. That is the type of experience you deserve and should receive.

Having a pilot license can help you simplify your professional life and redefine your recreational time. Whether you are looking to start or continue flight school, take a sunset ride to the beach, hire a pilot, or have your aircraft managed, we ensure you will leave safe and satisfied.

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Commitment to You


Commitment to You


Achieve Flight

For once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your face turned skywards, for there you have been and there you long to return.
— Leonardo da Vinci

Our Customers Are Our Family

Our customers are our friends, colleagues and community members. You and your family matter to us. Don't trust their safety to just anyone. Your flight training prepares you to protect them, and we know that learning to fly will open doors you never dreamed possible. Our flight training professionals will prepare you for flight and equip you with the skills necessary to handle the unexpected with grace and preparedness.   

Equipment

Fly with the best equipment. The V1 aircraft fleet is maintained to the highest aviation standards, and we have different aircraft to fit your personality and budget. Whether you are looking for the most technologically advanced or more traditional aircraft, our flight school has equipment options to satisfy your needs while you learn how to fly. 

Experience

Our hand-picked flight training professionals and pilots have a combined experience time of more than 30,000 flight hours. V1 pilots are dedicated instructors and not newly-certified pilots building time. From guiding you through your pilot PTS (Practical Test Standards) to helping you meet your pilot requirements, they are committed to a quality learning process. They have worked with the local aviation community for more than 20 years and ensure the highest standard of safety.

Safety

Safety is paramount and our primary concern. Learning how to fly a plane includes learning procedures to keep pilots and passengers safe. We regularly inspect our equipment, environment and personnel and have a zero-tolerance policy. With over 10 years in business, our experience in protecting your safety is unparalleled. 


Want to find out how to become a pilot and learn to fly?

We are conveniently located to serve the Clearwater, Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg areas. Contact V1 Aeronautical flight school about how to earn a pilot license and to learn about our customized aircraft management services.