Do you dream of becoming a pilot?

Learn to Fly:

Our professional staff of FAA certified flight instructors can show you how to become part of a growing number of people in our area who can now call themselves pilots. We show you right from the beginning just how great it is to fly an aircraft and feel the freedom that only flying can provide.

Talented Instructors:

All of our Flight Instructors are CFII (Certified Flight Instructor Instrument) rated allowing them to give not only primary flight training, but advanced training as well.

Available to Everyone:

We offer many different programs for all walks of life or work schedules. We make the opportunity of learning how to fly available to everyone. We teach students from 7 to 80 years old. We will work with you to make this opportunity available!

Other Things We Offer

Airplane Rides:

Scenic rides over beautiful downtown Meadville, Erie, and surrounding area. Up to three people per ride can take a flight for up to an hour. 20 Minute Ride $90.00 40 Minute Ride $150.00 60 Minute Ride $225.00 Price is for up to 3 people, size and weight dependent.

Airplane Rentals:

Aircraft rentals are available to licensed pilots. You may fly by the hour or get a discount by purchasing a 10 hour block of time.

About us

North Coast Flight School has been in existence for the last 16 years. We are Northwest Pennsylvania’s only Part 141 flight training school.  Now located at Port Meadville Airport 16306 Corporate Dr. Meadville, Pa 16335. We have a working partnership with Republic Airlines and an increasing number of other air carries.  

North Coast Flight School has also been on the cutting edge of young childhood educational development, being the developer of the national program Aero Academy.  Our Aero Academy has won the award for educational excellence from the Aviation Counsel of PA.