Welcome to Curtis Eads Flight School

Curtis Eads Flight School is the oldest and finest flight school in Tidewater, Va. We are centrally located with convenient access from the cities of the Hampton Roads area including Chesapeake, Va., Suffolk, Va., Norfolk, Va., Portsmouth, Va., Virginia Beach, Va., Hampton, Va. and Newport News, Va. You can depend on Curtis Eads Flight School for all of your flight training needs.

Whether you are already a pilot, pursuing a career or simply a hobby you’ve come to the right place.  We offer single engine training from Sport pilot thru ATP.  We can take care of your flight instruction needs and carry basic supplies and FAA charts.  Our state of the art flight center has a weather and planning station for your convenience.  Our friendly and knowledgable staff will take care of your needs.

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Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955!

Why choose Curtis Eads?

  • Our flight record is flawless with no incidents or accidents, which makes us a favorite with the insurance companies — and we pass those savings on to you.

  • Our aircrafts are maintained very well with an aggressive preventive maintenance program and attention to every detail.

  • We successfully train second and third generation pilots.

  • Curtis Eads Flight School is the most successful and longest standing flight school in the Tidewater area, operating in the same location since 1955!

  • We are a one stop flight school that will cover all the services needed for you to have FUN during your successful Flight Training.

  • We have organized, inexpensive ground school classes, computerized weather and Garmin GPS’s available for each aircraft.

  • We are staffed and equipped to teach all of the ratings from PPL – ATP. (From private pilot license to airline transport pilot)

  • Our school is fully staffed seven days a week with TSA Security Compliant Dispatchers, who will answer your calls and quickly book your aircraft and instructor.

  • No hidden fees for any of our services or for our headsets like in other schools.

  • Our fees are all inclusive: instructor, fuel, insurance and aircraft.

What are people saying about Curtis Eads?

Great place to earn your wings . Aircraft are always well maintained and ready to fly. Owners and instructors are very friendly and personable and have a genuine love of aviation.
Scott Hill
Very nice people, friendly atmosphere and knowledgable staff. Great place to learn to fly.
John Sanders Jr.
Great! Professional and friendly. I bought the groupon, flew in February between those snow days. They even let my teenage boys fly along!
Teresa Snider
Knowledgable and friendly staff! One of the best flight experiences I’ve ever had!
Alexander

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