We are only 20 minutes from Northampton, MA and we have aircraft rentals available including a large GPS moving map equipped Cessna 172 and an American Champion Citabria tail wheel (tail dragger) aircraft. Instruction is provided for the private pilot license as well as instrument rating. Additionally, tail wheel endorsements, spin training, unusual attitude recovery and aerobatic instruction are available.
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Be sure to read our testimonials page as we do not pay for advertising anywhere, not even on the web. You won't even find us in your local yellow pages directory. Word of mouth is our best and only advertisement. And it has worked for 20 years! Please tell your friends.
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"Experience is the knowledge that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again"
Here is a little known fact. AD UP Flight School originally started as an aerial advertising business, towing banners through out Western MA and CT. This is how it came to be known as AD UP Aviation ("ad"vertising "up" in the sky).
There are some flight instructors where the student is important, and there are some instructors where the instructor is important.
AD UP Aviation is an FAA licensed Part 61 Flight School owned and operated by FAA certified Gold Seal,Master Flight Instructor George Munson. Our small flight school has been providing quality pilot training since 1996. We primarily provide flying lessons for the private pilot license (PPL) and instrument ratings for airplane. Additionally, for those who desire a commercial pilot’s license, instruction is provided for students who provide a complex airplane. Flight reviews, tail wheel endorsements, spin training, unusual attitude recovery, and primary aerobatic instruction are also available in our American Champion Citabria aircraft.
Whether you want to learn to fly for pleasure, or you desire a career in aviation, you have come to the right flight school. Call and schedule your first flying lesson today!
Top 10 reasons you should learn to fly at our flight school:
•Modern avionics. Money earned is then re-invested in new
technology. (in other words....you get what you pay for).
• Flight school is owned and operated by experienced, FAA certified,
•Control tower located on field. Again, build confidence.
•Aircraft have tanis engine heaters and are hangared.
•18 years word of mouth, no advertising. None. Nada. Zip. Zilch. Zero.
This keeps our rates competitive.
Located just minutes from Northampton and Springfield, MA and 12 miles north of the CT border. AD UP Aviation can be found at Barnes Municipal Airport (KBAF), 2 miles north of the city of Westfield, MA. We are located in the terminal building on the second floor, room 208, just above Papps Restaurant. (Formerly The Runway Restaurant by B'Sharas). Call us today and arrange for your flying lesson! Gift Certificates are available in any amount for flight training, scenic rides, introductory rides, and aerobatic rides. Call today and take the first step to be a pilot, whether it's a career in aviation or a pleasure flyer. 413-562-5666
Over the years other flight schools have come and gone.
Update: Effective June 15, 2018 we are no longer taking primary students due to a reduced schedule aimed at retirement. Flight reviews, IPC's are still available. Also, my beloved Citabria has been sold and is no longer available, again aimed at pending retirement.