Learn to fly

Interested in learning to fly? Most of the flight schools below offer Introductory Flights (or "Discovery Flights") in which you try out flying with a flight instructor! Sometimes you can bring a friend or family members. This is a great way to see what you think of flying.

An important first step to becoming a pilot is choosing the flight school best for you. After reading over suggestions for evaluating the best school for you, check out the schools in Wisconsin.

If you know of other flight training schools in Wisconsin not on this list, please contact Meredith Alt, Aviation Education Program Manager, at meredithl.alt@dot.wi.gov.

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Wisconsin Flight Schools

​City​Flight School
​AppletonPilotsmith/CAVU
​BarabooBaraboo-Dells Flight Center, Inc.
​BurlingtonSpring City Aviation
​CumberlandRomeo Aviation
​Eau ClaireHeartland Aviation
​Fond du LacFond du Lac Skyport​​
​Green BayPilotsmith/CAVU
​HartfordCubAir Flight, LLC
​Janesville

Carver Aero
Elevation Air
Progressive Air, Inc.

​JuneauWisconsin Aviation
​KenoshaGateway Technical College pilot training program
​La CrosseColgan Air Services
​MadisonWisconsin Aviation
​ManitowocLakeshore Aviation
Pilotsmith/CAVU
​Mauston-New Lisbon & ReedsburgTake Flight Aviation, LLC
​MenomonieGibson Aviation Services
​MercerLauer Aviation
​MiddletonMorey Airplane Company
​MilwaukeePanther Aero - LTD
Spring City Aviation
​Mineral PointPoint Aviation
​MinocquaLakeland Aviation
​MonroeFlyMax Aviation
​MosineeCentral Wisconsin Aviation
​NeillsvilleDuffy's Aircraft Sales and Leasing
​OsceolaOsceola Aerosport
​OshkoshAviation Services, LLC
Fox Valley Technical College pilot training program
​PlattevilleA&A Aviation
​RacineCenturion Aviation Services
Lakeshore Helicopter
​ShawanoPilotsmith/CAVU
​ReedsburgReedsburg Area Flying Club
​SuperiorSuperior Flying Services
​WaukeshaATP Flight School
Stein's Aircraft Services​
​WausauWausau Flying Service
​West BendWest Bend Air
​WilmotWestosha Flying Club
​Wisconsin RapidsHJ Aviation
Wing's Air Charter, LLC