Flying Vikings is the difference between promise and performance.


Flight Training | San Francisco, CA

Your Pilot Career Begins with Flight Training

You can become the pilot you always dreamed that you would be with flight training in San Francisco, CA by Flying Vikings. Our flight school training facilities are located at Hayward Executive Airport in the San Francisco, California, area, where our students learn to fly our fleet of Cessna and Piper aircrafts. Contact us to enroll in our flight classes.

Flying Vikings' Flight School San Francisco, CA

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.

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