Riverside Flight School
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French Valley Airport Flight School
AeroGuard Flight Training Center located at the French Valley Airport in Murrieta, CA offers career-focused accelerated commercial pilot training. This flight school in southern california prepares students for one of the most in-demand careers in the world.
The perfect location within Riverside county caters to anyone looking for a flight academy in the Los Angeles-San Diego Mega-Region. AeroGuard’s exceptional instructors and student-focused culture make it the leading choice for cadets from all over the world who want to launch a successful career as an airline pilot.
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Diverse Experience in Riverside, CA
AeroGuard’s flight school in California is located at the French Valley Airport (F70), in Southwest Riverside County, neighboring Temecula and Winchester. It is located on Highway 79 and is a short distance from the I-15 and the 215 Corridor.
At AeroGuard’s Riverside flight school, students use Piper Archer aircraft for single-engine training and Piper Seminole aircraft for multi-engine training. Students also have unlimited access to the RedBird simulator, allowing them to practice and focus on specific areas in their training.
There are 12 Class D & 4 Class C airports within 30 nautical miles of French Valley Airport, 4 Class B airspace shelves and multiple special air traffic airspace shelves. Of the 50+ airports surrounding the Riverside area, 20+ are tower controlled. The controlled airspace encourages pilots to exercise and get familiar with radio communications while speaking with air traffic control.
The uncontrolled airspace surrounding the airport allows pilots to hone their skills without interruption and facilitates operation at several airports near F70.
With the surrounding airports, there are 150+ instrument approaches to practice and multiple training experiences — setting AeroGuard cadets on a path for success. There’s no other flight school in Southern California you’ll want to train at. With an average of 250+ flying days a year in Riverside, you’ll accumulate flight hours quickly and safely.
Programs Offered in Riverside
Life in Riverside
If you’re looking for a great flight school in Southern California with an ideal living environment, our Riverside flight academy offers everything you need and more. With the campus located just an hour outside the Los Angeles-San Diego Mega-Region, you can reap the benefits the city life has to offer.
Southern California is known around the world for its sunny beaches, perfect weather and beautiful sights. If you see yourself living the life of an airline pilot, our flight school in Riverside is one of the best places to get started.
This location also boasts perfect weather for outdoor recreation. Whether you’re into horseback riding, racing go-karts, wine tours, fishing, or enjoying the historic districts of downtown, there’s something for everyone. Your opportunity with AeroGuard awaits.