Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955
Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955

Biological Safety Protocol:


CEFS offers full flight operations and all services, including Discovery Flights and Recreational/Commerical Flight Training.


In keeping with the spirit of best practices for the safety of everyone it remains good protocol to:


(1) Wash hands frequently.

(2) Avoid touching face.

(3) Frequently clean working surfaces to the extent practical with disinfecting agents.

(4) Avoid unnecessary crowding of people.

(5) Communicate to us (CEFS) and voluntarily remain isolated from others if one experiences symptoms of illness such as chills and fever.

(6) Our contact number is the proper way to reach our designated business representative for CV-19 concerns.

Who we are:


Curtis Eads Flight School (CEFS) is the oldest continuously active Title 14 CFR Part 61 flight school in southeastern Virginia.


We are based at Suffolk Executive Airport (KSFQ), Suffolk Virginia USA. We also run a satellite operation at Newport-News Williamsburg Intl. (KPHF) in care of Atlantic Aviation Inc.


What we do:


We offer primary and advanced flight training, aircraft rental and Discovery Flights only to US Citizens under Title 14 CFR Part 91 operational rules.


What we do, and do not do:


We do not conduct sight-seeing flights or engage charter-on-demand business (Part 135 operations).


CEFS is not a foreign pilot mill. We do not provide instruction to, rent aircraft or offer Discovery Flights to foreign nationals.


A Little History:


Curtis and Ruby Eads started their flight school in 1955 as a family business at what then was called the Portsmouth Airport (now Hampton Roads Executive Airport (KPVG)).


They were are remarkable couple who taught hundeds to fly (including their son Curtis Jr. "Butch") from 1955 until Curtis' passing in 2001. Ruby continued their business until her passing in 2006. The Eads family were favorably well known to the FAA and General Aviation community all over the region.


Curtis was honored by induction into the Virginia Aeronautical History Society in 1996.


We of Aerofeather Aviation Inc., as a subsequent owner/operator of Curtis Eads Flight School relocated this business to Suffolk Executive Airport (KSFQ) on Jan-2018 and continue to honor the legacy of the Eads name and reputation for quality aircraft and structured flight training from primary to instrument/commerical/CFI ratings.


While "Giving Wings to Your Dreams" since 1955 our continuing goal is to provide Safe, Legal and Mission Ready Aircraft with Competent Instructors.


We do not only teach American Citizens to fundamentally fly safely, we teach you how to travel and integrate into the National Airspace System.


The question remains: Do you see yourself as a safe, qualified pilot? It requires your disiplined commitment to learn from experienced instructors and remain proficient.


Our Aircraft Rental Agreement and Training Standards are stringent and require your unreserved diligence to do business with CEFS.


Call us and lets discuss a successful path for you.

Main Office Address

Curtis Eads Flight School
1200 Gene Bolton Dr.

Hangar #6

Suffolk Executive Airport (KSFQ)

Suffolk, VA 23434

Phone: (757) 465-1692



Business Hours

24 Hours.

Our office number is a cell and we respond to text messaging as well during reasonable hours


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