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TRAINING TO LIVE BY

OCFC lets you soar with the best flight-training program in the industry. From basic aerodynamics to your Private Pilot’s License – all the way through your professional Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating, the experienced instructors at OCFC let you take the stick on your introductory Demo Flight. 

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FLIGHT TRAINING @ KSNA
Better pilots learn right from the start. Our General Aviation runway allows training right there with the airliners. Learn to fly at Orange County Airport and you'll have experience and confidence to fly into any airport.

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INTERNATIONAL PILOTS
Southern California; ideal flight training weather with some clouds for instrument flying, sea level to mountain airports, and mostly clear skies. We help with your FAA paperwork, Visas, TSA, and I-20 clearances.

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Real comments from real OCFC students & aircraft renters.

Orange County Flight Center
4.0
Based on 26 Reviews
Faiz-ur R.
Faiz-ur R.
2021-07-18 13:54:18
Took my first demo/introductory/discovery flight at OC Flight Center. Michael was my flight instructor and he let me taxi, takeoff, talk to ATC, do flight... read more
Sarah L.
Sarah L.
2021-06-29 00:55:16
Really bad planes. Advertise an hour demo flight.. what that means is less than an hour in total. We maybe were in the air for 20 minutes. I get it, money,... read more
Mark L.
Mark L.
2021-06-04 15:47:22
By far one of the worst maintained and managed flight schools I've encountered. all they want is your money and I even overheard a few instructors... read more
Alan P.
Alan P.
2021-03-28 12:56:58
Great experience on my introductory/demo flight today with Anne! She was a great instructor and was thorough in teaching on the ground and while up in the... read more
Benjamin H.
Benjamin H.
2021-02-27 19:59:57
Flight school here was an excellent (albeit very expensive) experience. Cynthia Nguyen is the epitome of what a flight instructor should be. She was... read more
EthanXS L.
EthanXS L.
2021-01-31 20:31:33
Pretty cool! The guys are very friendly and helpful My first demo flight on Sunday morning A trip from irvine to Dana point I controlled the airplane... read more
Leslie O.
Leslie O.
2020-08-24 18:46:07
I highly recommend OCFC for flight training. My son just obtained his private pilot lic and we give a lot of credit to OCFC and their structured program.... read more
Youssef A.
Youssef A.
2020-08-05 09:30:08
My time here at OCFC has been life changing; they stay true to their motto, "training to live by". I finished my private certificate here in June and... read more
Jennifer S.
Jennifer S.
2020-02-01 14:23:53
I cannot begin to express the wonderful experience I had the last couple of days with Linh Nguyen at OCFC! My primary flight school is in Apple Valley, and... read more
Daniel R.
Daniel R.
2019-05-20 09:46:09
Great place to work as a CFI and as a large flight school, very well run. My CFI peers are excellent people as well as the staff. read more
Vicki R.
Vicki R.
2018-12-18 14:21:18
This has got to be one of Southern California's finest flight schools. Every call I made was responded to promptly. All the others either did not respond or... read more
Steve O.
Steve O.
2018-09-15 15:21:21
First flight in a Cessna 172sp. Was very fun and exciting. Was able to bring along a second person with the instructor. We flew to Dana point and through... read more

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