"According to the study, 11 of 12 regional carriers that were contacted "reported difficulties filling entry-level first-officer vacancies." A handful of those airlines last year typically managed to meet only half of their hiring targets to start training such new co-pilots, the study found." --- Wall Street Journal, 2/28/14 Read the full article here.
If you look up every time a plane flies overhead and wonder what it must be like to be in control of such a magnificent machine, then we can give you that experience.
Flying is a dream for many people and Air Center 1 helps make these dreams come true every day, in many different ways. Explore our services and experience why we claim to be the #1 flight training and aircraft rental resource in the region. You'll find that it's because we offer exceptional service, value, the full array of flight training, discovery flights where you can take the controls, sightseeing tours and much more.
You'll also find that Air Center 1 is the only active FAR141 flight training school in the region. We have much to offer, so explore here, call us and you'll be flying in no time.
Now offering flight training services out of Madison, Indiana! Call us for more information.
Contact us at Bowman Field, Louisville, KY at 502-451-6451 or email us.
We have two 152s for training
The Cessna 152 is the most efficient aircraft you can fly for training and Air Center 1 has 2 available for students or pilots who want to rent a 152. This is a 2-seat, single engine aircraft. Give us a call to reserve your time in one of our aircraft today! For a complete list of our fleet, click here.
Explore the beautiful countryside from the air as you fly over horse farms, rivers and lakes, hills and forests. Tours are available for visitors, residents, families, individuals or corporate outings. Take a tour for as little as $80! Flights are available at your earliest convenience. Ground transportation available for out of town guests. Schedule your tour today!More information here.
Whether you'd like to start a career in aviation or fly for recreation, we can help you achieve your license at every level. Air Center 1 has several instructors available to accept new students so call us today to schedule your first flight at your convenience. Contact us for more information.
Special Student Packages Because Air Center 1 is a FAR Part 141 certified training center, we can provide training to qualified students that other flight schools can't do. These include:
Part 141 Students - Choosing this route for your flight training will allow you to get your rating in less flying time. Email us for more information.
Course Packages - We have conveniently packaged our various rating levels to give you one full price for your entire training. Click here for details.
Why Choose Air Center 1? You have a few options when choosing a flight school in and around Louisville. However, no other flight school offers the breadth and level of service that Air Center 1 does. Consider the following:
1. We are the best in the region when it comes to service. We are a fully operational flight school, with a staff on the premises all day, every day. We answer the phone in person and you will get the service you want, when you want it. We also offer online services for purchasing and scheduling flights.
2. We are an FAA Part 141 School. That means that our curriculum has been approved by the FAA and our equipment, operation and facility are held to a higher standard than the competing Part 61 schools. Also, we generally graduate students to their check rides sooner, saving them money overall.
3. Our aircraft and students are fully insured.
4. We have more aircraft than any other operator in the area. That means that a student will more readily be able to schedule an aircraft on their schedule.
5. Our professional approach to the business is unparalleled. We operate with the utmost integrity and professionalism and our facilities offer a professional place to learn and buy your flying essentials.
Our Mission Air Center 1's mission is to provide affordable, professionally maintained aircraft for flight instruction and rental. We will provide safe and effective learning situations for our students while adhering to applicable federal and state aviation regulations. We also pledge to offer exceptional adventures in flight for sightseeing and discovery.
The #1 Flight Training & Aircraft Rental Resource in the Region.