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About Mach 1 Aviation

Los Angeles Flight School

At Mach 1 Aviation, we have made it our mission to help those who love to fly achieve their goals. From training aspiring commercial pilots to those who fly as a hobby, we have a full range of aircraft training and management services. You can go from zero flight experience to proud owner of your personal jet right here. We provide comprehensive ground and flight training that adheres to the highest standards in safety and proficiency. Whatever your flying goals are, we can take you there.

State-of-the-Art Flight Training Center

You get to experience the most technologically advanced aircraft and equipment here at our state-of-the-art facility located inside Signature Flight Support West in Van Nuys Airport. As one of the first Platinum Cirrus Training Centers and the only one located in Los Angeles, we are known as one of the leading aviation training centers.

What makes Mach 1 Aviation unique?

  • Use of the newest and top-of-the-line planes in the industry
  • Industry-leading curriculum taught by experts
  • Comprehensive flight training, tailored to your goals

We also have a lobby area, as well as a conference room, pilot lounge, viewing area, and complimentary snacks and refreshments. Every detail of our facility is designed to maximize the comfort and experience of our clients. We love serving our clients and welcome you to stop by anytime.

Call Mach 1 Aviation at (877) 960-0511 or schedule a session online.

Meet The Mach 1 Aviation, Inc. Team

  • Jason Price
    Jason Price President
  • Erin Tomerlin
    Erin Tomerlin Chief Flight Instructor
  • Rich Phelan
    Rich Phelan CEO/Flight Instructor
  • Devin Vainer
    Devin Vainer Flight Instructor
  • Kent Yarnell
    Kent Yarnell Flight Instructor
  • Jim Campbell
    Jim Campbell Flight Instructor
  • Jason Price President
    Jason Price

    Platinum Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot ATP, CFIAIM Schedule Lesson

  • Erin Tomerlin Chief Flight Instructor
    Erin Tomerlin

    Platinum Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot ATP, CFIAIM Schedule Lesson

  • Rich Phelan CEO/Flight Instructor
    Rich Phelan

    Training Center Instructor, CFII, MEI Schedule Lesson

  • Devin Vainer Flight Instructor
    Devin Vainer

    Training Center Instructor, CFII, MEI Schedule Lesson

  • Kent Yarnell Flight Instructor
    Kent Yarnell

    Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot Commercial, CFII Schedule Lesson

  • Jim Campbell Flight Instructor
    Jim Campbell

    Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot Commercial, CFII Schedule Lesson

Contact Us Today!

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Van Nuys, CA 91406 Map & Directions [+]
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Hear What Other
Pilots Have to Say

  • You couldn’t ask for a better school, aircraft, facility and staff.

    “I got my PPL ticket at Fly Mach 1 Aviation. This is the best flight school in the LA/Ventura area. Before Fly Mach 1 I cycled through at least seven flight instructors as a student. I started at a different school at Van Nuys in a Cessna 172. My initial instructor quit. Then I bounced around a few of the school’s newbie CFIs. I moved to a Cirrus school which no longer exists and was left high and dry just post solo. I felt that school was just cashing in on my instruction hours they went belly up. I found Fly Mach 1 owner Jason Price. He salvaged a bad situation and helped me get my private pilot license. I’m sure Fly Mach 1 Aviation would recognize this review. I’d be happy to speak in detail with anyone who is considering Fly Mach 1 Aviation. They can get you in touch with me via email. You couldn’t ask for a better school, aircraft, facility and staff. I have the picture, adventures and lifelong memories to prove it. Fly safe!”

    T. Mackel

  • Now I can fly to any destination of my choosing. It’s hard to convey the excitement of being a pilot

    “When I came to Mach 1 for the first time all I could think is “I can’t believe I’m going to fly a plane!” When we lifted off the ground for the first time, I was amazed by Jason’s complete control of the plane. His confidence was so reassuring. I couldn’t wait for the day I could fly a plane with the same confidence. I now have that confidence. I will never forget the day of my first solo. There is no feeling like the first time I lifted off all by myself. All I could think as I was flying around the pattern is “oh god now I have to land”. When the wheels of the plane touched the ground I just wanted to scream with joy because I’d done it! I’m training full time to become an instructor and I fly every day. Every time the wheels touch the ground I still get the same feeling. Mach 1 is really making my dreams come true! I can fly solo and have now been granted my Private Pilot Certificate! Now I can fly to any destination of my choosing. It’s hard to convey the excitement of being a pilot. My training at Mach 1 has been amazing and so thorough. Just one flight with Jason in the Cirrus and I was hooked! I really never imagined how bad ass it would be!”

    J. Suiter

  • Mach 1 Aviation is the ultimate flight school in the San Fernando Valley. After renting for over 20 years, I finally found home. Mach 1 has modern “like new” state-of-the art aircraft which are well maintained and always clean.

    “Mach 1 Aviation is the ultimate flight school in the San Fernando Valley. After renting for over 20 years, I finally found home. Mach 1 has modern “like new” state-of-the art aircraft which are well maintained and always clean. The terminal is impressive, the amenities from the coffee to the pilots lounge are exceptional. Above all, the entire staff is super friendly, professional, and truly a pleasure. I feel privileged to be part of Mach 1 and wish you much success! Thank you for your great service.”

    Gabriel (Commercial Pilot)

  • A very professional place is the simplest way for me to explain how my experience was. I will recommend Mach 1 to all my flying buddies.

    “A very professional place is the simplest way for me to explain how my experience was. Located in the same building as signature west, it was a bit overwhelming having lots of professional pilots and lots of expensive jets all around you; nevertheless, it was still welcoming and friendly. Best hour or so training I had in a while from any flight instructor. Defiantly [sic] ask for Tony as an instructor, he is down to earth, safe, knowledgeable, and friendly. Prices could be a little more then they should be but considering the fact that airplanes are thousands of dollar aircraft, I didn’t mind it so much. As we all know, the four force acting in a plane is thrust ( Money), Drag (reality)..etc. I will recommend Mach 1 to all my flying buddies and more importantly a good review any where I can.”

    Arturo C.

  • My wings and license are not only backed by my hard work but also by all those at Mach 1 who sat in the right seat and taught me how to fly. I am lucky and privileged to be a part of the Mach 1 Aviation family

    “Lately, all sectors of the aviation industry have been criticized for unfriendly customer service and outdated aircraft and systems. Fortunately, this stereotype is not every passenger or pilot’s reality; Mach 1 Aviation proves that businesses operating in the skies can actually be friendly. When I made the decision to go ahead and get my Private Pilot License, Mach 1 struck me as the perfect group to work with. It is important to understand that all flight schools offer the same foundation: a plane to train in. The Cirrus aircraft parked on the flight line certainly were an enticing foundation, but when making a flight school choice the decision came down to the people. Mach 1’s “secret sauce” is not so much a secret but rather a rarity in today’s world; above and below the wing they have a great team. Jason and the entire Mach 1 family helped me earn my license on budget and ahead of schedule- try getting that kind of service from a large, national flight school. Coming out of Private Pilot training and moving into my next chapter, Instrument Certification, I do not feel like a product fresh off a conveyor belt but rather a pilot who can wear his wings proudly. My wings and license are not only backed by my hard work but also by all those at Mach 1 who sat in the right seat and taught me how to fly. I am lucky and privileged to be a part of the Mach 1 Aviation family”

    R. Lidow