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Learn to Fly

At Tampa Bay Aviation you can learn to fly Airplanes and Helicopters. We have specialized training to fit your lifestyle, schedule and aspirations.

Aerial Sightseeing Tours

You’ll have the best seat in the house to see the beautiful beaches of Clearwater and St. Petersburg, Florida.

Is Flying for You?

Find out with an Introductory Flight

GI Bill® Approved Flight Training

Start your Flying Career Today!


Tampa Bay Aviation is proud to be an approved VA GI Bill flight school for use of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs military education benefits.


Instrument Fixed Wing ~  Commercial Fixed Wing
CFI Fixed Wing ~ CFII Fixed Wing
Multi-Engine Add-on

Instrument Helicopter ~ Commercial Helicopter

Rotorcraft Helicopter Certified Flight Instructor
Airplane (AMEL)-Multi-Engine Land Certified Flight Instructor Rating
Commercial Rotorcraft Add-On from Commercial Fixed-Wing

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Flight Training

Tampa Bay Aviation makes Airplane Flight Training and Helicopter Flight Training accessible to a wide range of student lifestyles and schedules. We offer two different training options for our students: a self-paced program and an accelerated program. Please contact us for more information and to schedule an appointment with a Certified Flight Instructor: (727) 461-5229, option 2

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Aerial Sightseeing Tours

Tampa Bay Aviation provides Airplane & Helicopter Aerial Sightseeing Tours. Visit us at Clearwater Airpark, Clearwater, FL or at Albert Whitted Airport, St. Petersburg, FL for an unforgettable experience viewing scenic Florida beaches and attractions! Please call us for more details and reservations: (727) 461-5229, option 1

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Private Charters

Skyway Aviation Services offers a variety of Private Charter aircraft in the Tampa Bay Area. Reach out to us at (727) 461-5229, option 3, to inquire about chartering our aircraft and helicopters.

Visit our website at www.FlySkyway.com

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Liberty University Aviation Program

Earn college credit while pursuing your Certificates and Ratings while flying with Tampa Bay Aviation.



The fun online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you'll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you're best suited for.

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Laura Taylor

Laura Taylor


Owner, Chief Airplane Pilot, Airplane Charter Pilot
Contact: [email protected]

Zack Taylor

Zack Taylor


Owner, Chief Helicopter Pilot, Helicopter Charter Pilot
Contact: [email protected]

Working as an instructor at Tampa Bay Aviation was an honor, I learned a lot and had really good teammates. Very fun and professional environment. I’m always going to be thankful for being part of this amazing flight school.

Known to be one of the best Part 61 Flight Schools for a reason!
Tampa Bay Aviation, headquartered at Clearwater Airpark boasts an amazing fleet of fixed wing and rotor craft aircraft, that are always kept in excellent condition and ready to fly at a moments notice. This flight school has the best team of Certified Flight Instructor’s I have ever trained with. Taking into account the excellent rental rates for quality aircraft, with highly experienced staff, it is truly safe to say Tampa Bay Aviation is one of the top Flight Schools in the nation!
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Clearwater Airpark

1000 North Hercules Ave. Clearwater, FL 33765 Phone: 727-461-5229  

Albert Whitted Airport

540 1st Street Southeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Phone: (727) 461-5229

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Have Questions about any of our services?  Drop us a line anytime.


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