Port Charlotte Flight Lessons

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone who has everything or would like to fulfill a lifelong dream of learning to fly, consider the gift of flight lessons. Paragon Flight in Punta Gorda is a short drive from Port Charlotte, and we offer the type of flight lessons that will surpass what you imagine the experience could be.

Port Charlotte Flight LessonsThe aim at Paragon Flight is to provide safe and appropriate training for whatever level of aviation in which you have interest. The varied programs that we offer allow student-pilots to work at their own pace to accomplish their aviation goals. As an FAA-approved flight school, we operate under FAR Part 141 and Part 61 for both part-time and full-time student-pilots. 

Furthermore, our location provides flight-friendly weather more than 350 days of the year, so our pilot candidates complete training faster, and with less time, comes less expense.

Paragon Flight’s Catalog of Flight Training

Non-Commercial Flight Training

  • Private Pilot License (PPL) – permits operation of single-engine aircraft during ideal conditions
  • Instrument Pilot Rating (IFR) – permits operations of communication and navigation equipment
  • Multi-Engine License (MEL) – permits operation of multi-engine aircraft
  • Cirrus Certified Aircraft Training – permits licensed pilots to operate Cirrus SR series in VFR conditions
  • Glass Cockpit Training – permits operation of basic Garmin Glass Cockpit technology

Commercial Flight Training

  • Commercial Single-Engine License (CSEL) – permits you to fly single-engine aircraft for compensation
  • Commercial Multi-Engine License (CMEL) – permits you to fly multi-engine aircraft for compensation
  • Airline Pilot Training – permits training for various models used by airlines
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) – permits the instruction of new pilots
  • Certified Flight Instructor for Instrument Rating (CFII) – permits the instruction of the use of navigation and communication equipment
  • Certified Flight Instructor for Multi-Engine (MEI) – permits the instruction of how to fly multi-engine aircraft

Military and Government Training

  • Initial Flight Orientation (IFO) – prep for basic training aircraft
  • Single Engine Recurrent Training (SERT) – scenario-based training to improve crew coordination, cooperation, awareness, and safety
  • Rotary Wing to Fixed Wing Transition Training – permits helicopter pilots to become airline pilots
  • Aircraft Transition and Differences Training – permits pilots to transition to different aircraft 

Paragon Flight’s Fleet of Aircraft

The training program that you participate in will dictate the aircraft provided for your practical training. We at Paragon Flight offer the most appropriate for the various training that we offer, and all of our aircraft are equipped with Glass Cockpit tech and advanced avionics. The fully Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA) fleet includes:

  • Piper PA28 “Pilot”
  • PA-44 Seminole
  • Cirrus SR20
  • ALSIM Flight Simulator.

Paragon Flight’s Staff of Certified Flight Instructors

A best-fit promise of a flight instructor comes to Paragon Flight student-pilots. We live in a pilot’s paradise on Earth, so we have a wealth of applicants to fill our staff. With a diversity of experiences, specialties, and personalities, our staff of Certified Flight Instructors (CFIs) makes it possible to provide a flight instructor who will mesh with the individual student’s personality and goals.

Paragon Flight’s Curriculum

The Jeppesen curriculum, developed by the Boeing subsidiary, is a world-class system of training for pilots. It includes software and hard copies designed to fully instruct student-pilots. In fact, the Jeppesen curriculum produces ready and safe pilots 30% faster than the national average. 

Click here or call (239) 747-0056 to pursue flight lessons at Paragon Flight in the Port Charlotte area!