Offering expert flying lessons in the San Francisco Bay Area. From earning your private pilot’s certificate (license) through complex, high-performance, tail-wheel, commercial, multi-engine, instrument rating, flight instructor and airline transport pilot. I can give lessons to individuals 10 years and older.

I am a full-time, “career” flight instructor with access to over 100 aircraft at Palo Alto airport since 1993. I apply over 25 years and 15,000+ hours of flying experience to help my clients quickly gain the knowledge and skill to fly safely, as a result of my handouts, videos, and one on one instruction.

Call or email me to schedule an introductory flight lesson. To purchase a gift certificate for an introductory flight click HERE, or on the gold tab at the top left of this page. Bay Area Flying Lessons has helped over 150+ pilots obtain their ratings and has given over 700+ introductory flights.

Click HERE to visit the Frequently asked questions page for very detailed information and videos on learning how to fly. Or click HERE to learn more about my education and flying experience. Click HERE if you are a non-US citizen and would like to learn more about the TSA approval process for US flight training.

People have been dreaming of flight for 1000’s of years, but have only been able to make that dream come true for about the last 100 years. Make your dream come true today and start flying!

Contact: or call (510) 299-3940 any day of the week. I would be glad answer your questions over the phone, or to meet with you for free to discuss your training needs and explain my syllabus, training handouts, videos, and teaching methods.