Flying Vikings is the difference between promise and performance.


Training at Our Flight School in Hayward, CA

You can become the pilot you always wanted to be by training at our flight school in Hayward, CA. Flying Vikings Inc. operates flight school training facilities at Hayward Executive Airport, where our students learn to fly our fleet of Cessna and Piper aircrafts. Contact us to enroll in our flight classes.

 Our classes are your first step toward earning your commercial license. When you train with us, you open the door to many exciting opportunities. A career as a pilot offers many rewards. As our student, you receive first-class instruction that adheres strictly to FAA guidelines. You’ll be fully prepared to pilot an aircraft safely and confidently.

 With our licensed commercial pilot training, you develop the necessary skills you’ll need and gain valuable experience in the sky. You will become familiar with how an aircraft handles during flight and how to control it properly. We look forward to welcoming qualified students into our program.

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Comprehensive Flight Training

Our training facilities have everything to suit the needs of any prospective pilot, from private pilot training to ATP certification. An essential part of our advanced flight training is our FAA-approved Elite PCATD flight simulator. With the combination of simulations and in-aircraft practice, you will be well trained to handle any situation with the utmost safety and care. As a Lasergrade/PSI testing facility, we also offer the convenience of taking your FAA written exams right here. We are able to train to the requirements of Part 141 or Part 61.

Each of our instructors has the extensive knowledge it takes to prepare students for a career as a pilot. Our flight school is dedicated to creating a safer airline industry by introducing highly trained, competent pilots into the market. Better pilots mean a better travel experience for everyone, so we take our job seriously.

We have earned a reputation for excellence by sending on so many of our graduates to major international airlines. Our combination of simulator and hands-on flight training has proved to be highly effective in jumpstarting the careers of the next generation of first-rate pilots. If you have a passion for flying and believe you are a qualified candidate, we encourage you to enroll in our program.

International Students

Our flight school is approved to issue I-20 forms so that international students who want to come to the United States to train can be granted visas to come study with us. We also train to a variety of national standards, including DGCA standards for India. Our graduates are currently working for a range of airlines, including:

International Airlines
• Air India
• Cathay Pacific
• Korean Air
• Asiana Airlines
• Air China
• Continental Airlines
• Northwest Airlink
• Mesa Airlines
• West Air
• Ameriflight

Meet Our Instructors

Few other schools offer the benefit of training under such experienced pilots as the ones we have at Flying Vikings. Get to know our training team.

Mats Salomonsson - Flight Training | San Francisco, CA Mats Salomonsson, Chief Instructor
Languages: English, Swedish, German, French
Ratings: CFI, CFII, MEI
HRS: 15000+
Samuel A. Gross - Licensed Commercial Pilot Training San Francisco, CA Samuel A. Gross
Languages: English
Ratings: CFI
HRS: 5,000+
Alex Akpala - Fly For Fun San Francisco, CA Alex Akpala
Languages: English
Ratings: CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP, 737
HRS: 19000+
Defrance McLemore Defrance McLemore
Languages: English
Ratings: CFI
HRS: 2500

Contact us  to register for our program. We proudly train international flight students at our facility in Hayward, California.