California Flight School Youth Aviation Program (YAP):
Great activities, dedicated instructors: An early start into aviation
Young people in aviation:
- Have a goal and purpose, get interested in a great field that will benefit you many ways!
- A hobby and an interest that has young people interact, learn, enjoy, and all that without a game console!
A very flexible schedule from single individual classes to Youth Aviation Camp groups (YAC) where we offer daily activies and programs during school holidays. Choose from simulator and classroom activities as well as flight lessons of various duration. Flight activities ranging from the individual lesson to a package of starter programs to work towards certification are avaialble!
Individual classes are available from $129 to $199 which can be custom tailored to the young person's needs and prior experience.
Typical Youth Aviation Camp (YAC) schedule:
Weekdays during school holidays from noon to 4pm. Call (818) 769 1503 for current schedule
Safety briefing, pilot "language", aircraft basics
Flight Controls, Forces of Flight
Weight and Gravity, Basic Flight Data
Weather, Flight Planning
Aviation in history, career choices,
Walk around inspection, cockpit controls
Flight controls, basic flight maneuvers
Takeoff and landing
Flight planning and navigation
Challenges of flight
Introductory flight, 30 min.
Climbs, turns, descents, trim, 45 min
Various flight maneuvers, 45 min
Radio communication, arrival and departure, 45 min