Established in 1980, Pittsburgh Flight Training Center (PFTC) is Pittsburgh’s largest and longest-standing flight school–serving the Pittsburgh area for over 30 years. Our professionally trained flight instructors and staff will exceed your expectations and help you obtain your professional or recreational goals.
We are conveniently located just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh at the Allegheny County Airport (AGC). We are open seven days a week, typically between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., to accommodate your busy schedule. Additionally, Pittsburgh Flight Training Center boasts a fully-stocked pilot shop, full-service maintenance department, and on-site customer service to fulfill all of your flight training needs.
Pittsburgh Flight Training Center, in association with the Community College of Allegheny County, is proud to offer an Associate of Science degree in Aviation Technology. This professional pilot program is second to none in terms of training and value. For Pennsylvania residents, a significant state subsidy is guaranteed to make your training among the most affordable in the nation. Many PFTC-trained pilots are now working in the airline industry, at corporate charter companies, or training other pilots as a Certified Flight Instructor.
Pittsburgh Flight Training Center now offers Garmin 1000 (G-1000) training. Our state-of-the-art, G-1000-equipped aircrafts feature all of the technology found in most modern jets. It’s just another way that we prepare you for a professional aviation career.
Looking for a hobby? Pittsburgh Flight Training Center is a leader in flight training for those seeking the excitement and freedom of having a Private Pilot’s License. For the working professional, we will develop a training schedule that meets your goals with minimum interruption to your career and family time. A Private Pilot’s License allows you the freedom to do anything from sightseeing around the city to a family vacation at the beach.