Flying Vikings is the difference between promise and performance.


Our Crew of San Francisco, CA, Flight Instructors

Nothing beats the joy of flying, and a highly qualified school like ours can teach you how to do it safely. Flying Vikings Inc. has a team of licensed, professional pilots, any of whom can be your flight instructor. Our school in San Francisco, CA, welcomes both local and international students to help them prepare for a career with a commercial airline. We have over 30 years of experience teaching students to stay safe in the air and can do the same for you.

Contact us when you are ready to learn and train for your commercial pilots’ license. Our flight program operations include simulations and in-aircraft practice to ensure you have the skills to handle anything.

About Our Flight Instructors

There are not many schools that can boast the experienced instructors we have at Flying Vikings. These instructors are:

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—Licensed Commercial Pilot Training
Languages: English
Ratings: CFI
HRS: 5,000+
Alex Akpala - Fly For Fun San Francisco, CA Alex Akpala—Fly for Fun
Languages: English
Ratings: CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP, 737
HRS: 19000+
Defrance McLemore Defrance McLemore
Languages: English
Ratings: CFI
HRS: 2500