Flight Schools



8700 Aviation Blvd NW 
Concord, NC 28027
Phone: 704-792-0212
Email: Victoria@aerowoodaviation.com

Aerowood Aviation Logo

Aerowood Aviation is a part 61 flight school, so you can learn to fly on your time and when it is right for you. Our highly skilled instructors can teach you from a day one introductory flight to learn for fun, to earning your commercial license to start a career. Aerowood offers flight instruction for a range of certifications and ratings such as Sport Pilot, PPL, Instrument Rating, Commercial, Multi Engine and flight reviews. At JQF, we offer our primary training in a Cessna 172 and a Cirrus SR20. Contact us today to get started and take to the skies!



9301 Aviation Blvd. NW,  (back side of Hangar C)
Concord, NC  28027
Phone: (704) 633-0021

Alpha One Air Service

Take off on the adventure of a lifetime.... Whether you're pursuing a career in aviation, looking for a new challenge to broaden your horizons, or want a lifestyle that makes the world more accessible on your terms... Alpha One is where you'll find quality personalized training in modern aircraft.

Our facility is equipped to administer all FAA knowledge exams and is available for testing on weekdays from 10am to 6pm. Weekend appointments at our FAA Testing Site may be requested and accommodated based on proctor availability.



Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (JQF)
9101 Aviation Blvd, Suite 1
Concord, NC 28027
(904) 595-7950

ATP Flight School

ATP’s Airline Training Programs are designed to provide our students with the most focused and intense career pilot training available. Our philosophy is to deliver airline-style training and flight experience at the very onset of a pilot’s training career. Each training flight is coordinated and monitored in real time by ATP’s centralized flight dispatch department, ensuring maximum safety as students gain real-world experience flying across the entire United States.

Hours of operation for scheduling and admissions are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM ET; and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET. Flight training is available seven days a week at all locations.



9000 Aviation Boulevard NW
Concord, NC  28027 
(704) 400-0945
Email: info@flycarolina.com

Fly Carolina Aviation

Welcome to the next generation of flight training operations. With three training bases, 27 of the best-equipped and maintained primary and advanced trainers, professional flight instructors second to none, you’re going to love your training experience from day one. Whether you’re a prospective student looking for your first introductory flight or a seasoned pilot seeking a flight review or advanced rating, our staff of 15 full and part-time instructors is eager to meet your needs—in the aircraft of your choice (one of ours or your own), on your schedule, and at the airport most convenient to your home or work.



7075-A Aviation Boulevard NW
Concord, NC 28027
(800) 596-3054 or (704)720-9623 

Fly Right

FlyRight offers initial and recurrent King Air pilot training programs at its modern 10,000 square foot Concord-based Training Center. Equipped with the most recently FAA certified full motion King Air simulator in the US, FlyRight’s training programs are insurance approved and meet the highest standards of the FAA.



Concord-Padgett Regional Airport
9000 Aviation Boulevard NW Suite 245
Concord, NC  28027
Phone: (704) 786-6880
email: QBAV8R@earthlink.com

Tarheel Aero Tech

Tarheel Aero Tech provides flight instruction including instrument instruction / BFR / IPC / Wings Phase & Tailwheel endorsements. Larry Morris is a FAA Gold Seal Instructor with ATP, CFII, & MEI certifications.

Larry Morris is also the only FAA Designated Pilot Examiner in the Concord area and works with multiple flight schools in scheduling of their student's oral exam and checkrides.



9200-B Aviation Blvd.
Concord, NC 28027
Phone: (704) 784-0297
Flight Training and Services - flight@victorylaneaviation.com

Victory Lane Aviation

Victory Lane Aviation, LLC (VLA) provides expansive maintenance, parts, and avionics services to a vast range of aircraft, as well as Flight Training and Flight Services. Founded in 2015 and run daily by Ryan Shepherd (GM), VLA is based at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (KJQF) in Concord, NC. VLA began as a small repair shop with only four employees and has expanded substantially (from adding a flight school to becoming a Cessna Service Center), into a tight-knit family-oriented business. We believe that our passion for aviation combined with our honest quality work and competitive pricing reflects in our growth from a 6000+ sqft hangar to more than twice the space and over 20 employees. With our mission to provide the highest level of professionalism, dedication to safety, along with the best customer service, there is no question why Victory Lane Aviation has become the leading full-service provider in the Charlotte Metro Area. Come visit and let us share our passion for aviation with you.