Encore Flight Academy invites you to the world of Aviation! Whether you wish to obtain your Pilot’s License for pleasure, or wish to pursue a Professional Career in aviation, Encore Flight Academy can help. Our experienced flights instructors are dedicated to provide you with quality training and instructions. It is their goal to make your learning experience memorable! Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
WELCOME TO ENCORE FLIGHT ACADEMY VAN NUYS AIRPORT
Structured Flight Training: 1) All lessons are structured and based on a syllabus. This will ensure that all training materials are covered in order. 2) Each lesson consists of three segments: Pre-flight briefing Flight Post-flight briefing Students will cover what will be discussed for that lesson, and practice in one of our FAA approved flight simulators, any maneuvers that will be performed in flight. Once the student has grasped what will be done for that lesson, he will go up in flight with his/her instructor and perform what he has been taught. After the in air lesson, the student and instructor will go over and debrief the flight and discuss his/her progression and performance. 3) Standardized flight training: All of our instructors have been trained to provide the same structured training to each student. 4) Flight instructors at Encore Flight Academy undergo re-current training to ensure that they are up to date with new regulations and technology improvements.
THE MOST ADVANCED FLEET AT VAN NUYS AIRPORT
Encore Flight Academy holds some of the most sophisticated fleet of aircrafts. With a total of 14 aircrafts, Encore Flight Academy is known to have the largest fleet of aircrafts in Van Nuys. We operate five Diamond DA 20’s, five Piper Warriors and two Piper Seneca’s. The Diamond DA20s are known for their excellent performance. Encore Flight Academy is known to hold the most Diamond aircrafts in Van Nuys airport. This aircraft is equipped with a Garmin 430 transponder with traffic overlay that is prominent for flight safety, especially within the busy airspace of Los Angeles. The Piper Seneca’s are multi–engine aircrafts, known for their excellent platform for Commercial license training, Multi Engine training, and ATP flight training. Our Seneca’s hold six seats and a total of 400-horse power. Encore Flight Academy also utilizes two Piper Seminoles. The Piper Seminole is the most widely used multi engine aircraft that holds a counter rotating prop and a Garmin G430 GPS.
TWO FAA APPROVED FLIGHT SIMULATORS
Here at Encore Flight Academy we put great emphasis on Flight Simulator training. Encore Flight Academy was one of the first flight schools at Van Nuys airport to utilized Flight Simulator training in to its syllabus, which was done using Precision Flight Control Flight Simulator.
Precision Flight Control Flight Simulator (PFC) is FAA approved and can be used to log time for different parts of flight training. PFC has five 60 inch screens for wrap around views. You will also find a real Garmin G430 GPS unit in the flight simulator. We use this simulator for many aspects of the flight training, including situational awareness, wake turbulence avoidance procedure, adverse weather condition avoidance, bird strikes and many more .
For an even more realistic training experience, we also have an FAA approved full motion RedBird flight simulator. Precision Flight Control and Redbird are the two major manufacturers of high quality flight simulators for flight schools and general aviation.
PRIVATE PILOT TO AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT
Encore Flight Academy is known to provide the most intensive and challenging program in flight training today. Our Career Program is designed to prepare you for the strict demands of the airline industry