Best Flight School in the USA

If you want to learn to fly at the best flight school in the USA, look no further than Paragon Flight in Fort Myers. Whether you want a fast-paced two-week program or a two-month program, we are committed to meeting your goals. We offer all the benefits of a large flight school without the one-size-fits-all training programs and poor customer service.

Best Flight School in the USAParagon Flight is an FAA-approved flight training center in Fort Myers, Florida. We are proud to have been recognized by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) as one of the top flight schools in the nation and have been selected over multiple years for their Flight Training Excellence Awards.

Private Pilot Training

Earning your private pilot certificate can open up a world of opportunities, from sightseeing and vacationing with family and friends, to aerobatics, to becoming a commercial airline pilot or a certified flight instructor. 

Your training experience with Paragon is broken into four stages:

  1. Discovery Introduction Flight & On Boarding Meeting
  2. Stage 1: Fundamentals of Flight Training (20-30 Hours of Flight Time)
  3. Stage 2: Advanced / Solo Flight Training (10-15 Hours of Flight Time)
  4. Stage 3: Examination and Testing (10-15 Hours of Flight Time)

Each training stage incorporates ground and flight lessons. Lessons follow a careful, step-by-step progression of introducing and then practicing each task, with academic assignments preceding the flight lessons.

Paragon students train in some of the newest and most reliable aircraft. All are designated Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA), which means they feature the very best equipment available.

Cessna’s forgiving and reliable single-engine Skyhawk 172 airplane, for example, features the highly advanced Garmin G1000® glass cockpit. All of our 172’s feature the Garmin G1000; a flight deck package that simplifies all primary flight, engine and sensor data for intuitive, at-a-glance awareness, making learning to fly easier than ever.

Paying for Flight School

Paragon has partnered with We Florida Financial to provide a simple and seamless financing program for aspiring pilots. We Florida Financial is a Florida business and was founded in Fort Lauderdale in 1959.

The We Fly program is specifically designed with student pilots in mind. It makes achieving your flight training goals easy and very affordable and provides a fixed-rate line of credit from $5,000 to $30,000.

As one of the best flight schools in the USA, our number one goal at Paragon Flight is to provide every client with an outstanding flying and training experience. Call us today at (239) 274-3170 to get started!