Punta Gorda Flight Lessons
Paragon Flight offers fun, safe, and beyond sufficient flight lessons in Punta Gorda and Fort Myers, FL. From the very best climate for learning to fly to the ultimate in training aircraft, flight instructors, and curriculum, we’re ready to provide the experience of a lifetime that will prepare you to fly independently.
The flight training programs at Paragon Flight are the epitome of excellence. We’re proud to provide some of the best aviation education in the world, and we strive daily to continue with our award-winning programs for every aspiring pilot.
Custom programs like those that we provide allow all pilots to meet their goals, despite scheduling and other obstacles. Whether you’re an inexperienced newbie looking for a Discovery Flight, have aspirations to fly for fun, or would like to operate as a pilot professionally, Paragon Flight will provide the most suitable aircraft and flight instructor.
Paragon Flight’s two homes are found in Page Field (FMY) in Fort Myers and Punta Gorda’s Airport (PGD). We offer numerous practice fields, a tower-controlled runway, and a wide range of cities for accommodating your needs regarding room and board.
Southwest Florida welcomes pilots with ready-for-takeoff-and-landing conditions season after season. Logging flight hours comes easier with these types of conditions, so pilots can train faster for a plethora of opportunities. Our students benefit from having a plethora of highly qualified Certified Flight Instructors (CFIs) available.
Ready for Flight Training with Paragon Flight?
Flight training from Paragon Flight can be catered to you as an individual. If you’d just like a taste of what flight training can be like, schedule a Discovery Flight. You’ll experience ground training and flight, and we’ll even give you the opportunity to take control of the aircraft for a bit.
FAA Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Parts 61 and 141 govern the work of Paragon Flight. Being authorized by both sets of guidance, we can offer flexible training in regard to pacing and order of training under a Part 61 course, and with a Part 141 program, we can provide a full-time, strict course of training.
The P3 Professional Pilot Program is a full-time course that we’ve designed to help ease the burden of becoming a commercial pilot. This program consists of 38 short weeks, wherein students proceed through four stages of training:
- 0-10 WEEKS Private Pilot License (PPL)
- 11-18 WEEKS Instrument Flight Rating (IFR)
- 19-30 WEEKS Commercial License, Single Engine & Multi Engine (CSEL & CMEL)
- 31-38 WEEKS Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
To participate in this fast-paced program, we ask that you meet these prerequisites:
- 18 years of age, minimum
- High school graduate or GED equivalency
- One personal and one professional character reference
- Clean Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
- Clean FAA record
- Clean criminal background check
- Pass a cognitive and behavioral evaluation
- FAA 1st Class Medical Certificate
- Literate and fluent in the English language
- Full-time availability (4-5 flight lessons and 10-20 hours of ground training each week)
- Qualities of integrity, drive, and leadership.
Paragon Flight in Punta Gorda offers flight lessons for all stages of aviation. Call (941) 336-7494 to speak with our team, or you can reach out to our Fort Myers location by calling (239) 747-0056. Book a consultation to discuss which program will best line up with your goals, time availability, and learning preferences by clicking here.