Top three problems that occur during regular flight training in New York City:
Hard to Access
If you live or work in NYC it's hard to find a flight school near you. The commute can be time consuming, and by the time you get to the airport to fly, the New York airspace is congested.
Flight training sessions have to be postponed or cancelled because of bad weather. Most general aviation airplanes cannot fly in icing conditions, low visibility, or high winds.
At Simtech Aviation, we believe that flight training should be accessible, high-quality, and joyful.
How We’re Different
We’re Invested in Your Success
We’re passionate about flying and work hard to see that every student inches closer to their piloting goals. We’ll be there every step of the way.
Using an Advanced Aviation Training Device Simulator
Why are Simulators so effective?
This "Sim City" issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the exciting world of flight simulation. Feature articles focus on the many flight simulation options now available to pilots, as well as how simulation can improve efficiency, efficacy, and overall flight safety. (From November/December 2017)
- In Celebration of Simulation: Improving Flight Safety One Byte at a Time
- The A to Z of ATDs: Sorting the Lot of Flight Simulation Devices
- Link Trainer to Desktop Redbird: The Evolving Role of Flight Simulation
- Navigation Know-How: Using Simulation to Try It Before You Fly It
- Do You Suffer from Push-to-Talk Phobia? Improve Your Aviation Communication with Virtual Reality
- A Virtual Plan for the Real World: How Simulation Can Help You Mitigate Risk
- The Future is Now: Flight Standards Service Realigns
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By MTA Subway: Take the B/D/F/M/N/Q/ R/W to 34th Street – Herald Square. Or take the 1/2/3/A/C/E to Penn Station and walk to 32nd Street and 6th Ave.
By PATH: Take the PATH to 33rd Street.
By Long Island Rail Road: Take the Long Island Rail Road to Penn Station and walk one block to 32nd Street and 6th Ave.
By Metro-North Railroad: Take Metro-North to Grand Central and the B/D/F/M to 34th Street – Herald Square.
By New Jersey Transit: Take New Jersey Transit to Penn Station and walk one block to 32nd Street and 6th Ave
From Brooklyn & Queens: Take the Queens Midtown Tunnel and take the Downtown Exit from I-495 W, then turn left on 32nd Street from 7th Ave/Fashion Avenue. Or take the Manhattan Bridge and continue uptown via 6th ave, then make a left on 32nd St. from 7th Ave.
From New Jersey: Take the Lincoln Tunnel crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street.
From Connecticut: Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to NY-9A S and exit on W. 44th Street. Continue crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street via 7th Avenue.
From Pennsylvania: Take I-80 E and exit toward 42nd Street/NY-9A from NY-495 E. Continue crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street from 7th Ave.
Take the M4, M7, M55, Q32 to Herald Square.
What Our Fellow Pilots Have To Say About Us:
…When you live in the city getting to a flight school can be tough…If you want something convenient to help keep your skills fresh, try training at this facility and ask for Julian. It helps keeps the rust off and more! I highly recommend it.
A really fantastic set-up to practice, learn or gain new skills. This can help at any stage of your flying career. The team takes the time to find out what you are trying to achieve and is incredibly supportive. Well worth a visit!
Julian and his team provide a time-efficient way to pilot training right in Manhattan. Multiple locations, flight conditions, combined with Pilot Edge that is a “live” ATC is both highly effective and convenient. I highly recommend this training for any student pilot who wants to practice in Manhattan without the hassles of getting out to an airport. I have learned a lot from Julian which I am incorporating into my flight studies.
When You’re Happy, We’re Happy
Flexible Cancellation Policy
Get a full refund if you cancel through the website at least 24 hours before the lesson.
First Lesson Satisfaction Guarantee
Not happy with your first lesson? Let us know within 48 hours of the lesson date, and we’ll refund your lesson.
Experienced Pilot Training
New Pilot Training
Does your child dream of flying a plane? “Flying” with us is an easy and inexpensive way to fuel their passion.
To become a pilot, you need to train more than once a week.
There are many reasons why it’s difficult to get up in the air: schedule conflicts, aircraft availability, commuting to aviation training school, and more. A flight simulator can keep pilot license cost low in New York.
Has your loved one always dreamed of becoming pilot?
When we give a gift, we all want to see our loved one’s look of surprise followed by the words, “Wow, this is the best. Gift. Ever.” You could become that gift-giver right now. Our flight simulation gift certificates will put your loved one behind the controls of an airplane from the convenience of Manhattan. State-of-the-art equipment and experienced instructors will guide the way. Give your loved one the gift of flying away while staying close to home.
From briefing an instrument approach to staying instrument current, we write about topics of confusion. When people come to our flight simulator we explain from our real life experience how certain things work.
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