Classes and Meetings

Swap Meet 12 May 2018 7am-Noon

Annual swap meet at Benton Air Center. Please contact us if you are interested in being a vendor! We can be reached at (530) 241-4204


Aerial Survival Search Rescue Operations CHP Northern Ops Div 12 May 2018

 FAA Safety Seminar for May is hosted by CHP Northern Ops and will discuss back country survival, preparations, search and rescue hoist operations conducted by CHP Helicopter crews.

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Private Pilot Ground School Starts 7 May 2018

Class is Instructor Led. Two nights a week, 6-9pm!

13 week class – Every Monday and Wednesday nights; Tuition $275

Want to learn to fly? Obtain your FAA Private Pilot Certificate at Benton Air Center. This Class covers all the subject areas required to learn to fly and successfully pass the FAA Written Exam. Tuition is $275 plus books ($85) for the 13 week class. Class meets every Monday and Wednesday Class (6-9pm) for 13 weeks. Course is instructor led in our Training Room.

Come to the first night's class for FREE, which is an overview of the flight training process and review the approximate costs to obtain your Private Pilot Certificate.

Sign up by calling 241-4204


Instrument Rating Ground School 10 April 2018

Got your Private Pilot's License already? Get the best pilot insurance policy ever by obtaining your INSTRUMENT RATING. IFR Ground School Class Starts Tuesday at 6pm. The class will run for 9 weeks every Tues / Thurs 6pm to 9pm. Books are available from Benton Air Center. This will be a once a year offering!

Course begins at 6PM on 10 April 2018, at Benton Air Center in Redding, CA. Cost: $375 plus books

Sign up by calling 241-4204


Garmin 430 User's Class

(good to know if you are flying YY or one of our complex aircraft):

Hands On Class covering all aspects of using the Garmin 430 for VFR and IFR flight. Fully functioning Garmin 430 Simulator to practice with, and follow the lessons with hands on use. Includes lunch at the cafe  $25 each.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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