Flight Training

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CAVU Flight Academy

Discover the excitement of flight!

Located inside Platinum Flight Center, N259 Ares Dr. Appleton, WI 54914, CAVU Flight Academy provides students with top-notch, quality instruction for those who want to fly for recreational or professional/commercial purposes. In addition, CAVU offers training for CFI and CFII and certification.


Discovery Flights are also available to the general public so that prospective aviators can experience an actual flight lesson! Two different flight experiences are available, starting at $99!

Aircraft Rental

  • C172SP: $130/hr
  • C172P: $120/hr

Discovery Flight http://cavuflightacademy.com/flight-school/discovery-flights

  • $99 for ½ hr
  • $219 for 1 hr

For more info, contact Tom Dahlstrom, CFI, CFII, MEI at [email protected] or at 920-738-3034, option 2, or stop in between 7am-9pm, Monday-Saturday or 7am-6pm on Sundays!


Past student testimonials:

“My instructor has been thorough, professional, and patient. Scheduling is easy and the location is very convenient. If you are interested in learning to fly, I can highly recommend CAVU.”    Joe Hardage (Anesthesiologist)


“Tom cares about the people he works with and the people he works for.       Airplane pic for CAVU Flight Academy4         He presents a very professional experience.”   Tom Wilhelm (Patent Attorney)