West Valley Flying Club

Palo Alto, California


The West Valley Flying Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing well-equipped, professionally maintained aircraft at reasonable cost, excellent instruction for both new and experienced pilots, and aviation-related activities for its members. Established in 1973, WVFC is the largest non-profit flying club in the country.

The benefits Include:

  • Non-profit owned by the members and for the members for over 30 years
  • Four Convenient locations—Palo Alto, San Carlos, Hayward, and South County
  • Diverse fleet of over 75 aircraft
  • One of the largest maintenance facilities in the Bay Area
  • Authorized Cirrus and Diamond Service Center
  • Highest level of safety
  • Internet scheduling 24/7
  • Northern California’s only authorized Cirrus Training Center
  • Over 60 well qualified flight instructors to choose from
  • On-site ground schools year round
  • FAA-approved seminars open to the general public every month at all 3 locations
  • Member fly outs...skydiving, camping trips, skiing, and much, much more!

Aviation Training Facilities


Flight School - Fixed Wing

Programs & Courses

Private Pilot LicenseCommercial Pilot LicenseAirline Transport PilotFlight Instructor (CFI / FI)Flight Instructor - Instrument (CFII / IRI)Flight Instructor - Multi-Engine (MEI)Instrument Rating (IR)Multi-Engine Rating
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Location Map

Palo Alto Airport
Palo Alto, CA 94303
United States

+1 (650) 856-2030

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