Rock Valley College— Aviation Mechanics Training

Code 1 Aviation

Code 1 Aviation offers professional-level L-39 Ground School and Flight Training, recognized by the warbird community as among the very best available. Their staff of ex-military instructors also offers FAR 61.58 Proficiency checks, upset training, demo flights, aerobatic training, and formation training. L-39 mechanic training is also available. Code 1 Aviation is located directly across from the Courtesy Aircraft ramp at the Rockford, IL airport (KRFD).

Finnegan Aviation Services, LLC

AEA Program: Ed Finnegan is currently authorized to conduct practical tests and issue a Temporary Airman’s Certificate containing the AEA endorsement for the Grumman OV-1 Mohawk, the Aero Vodochody L-29, the Aero Vodochody L-39, and the North American T-28 Trojan. This training is required in order to receive the proper endorsement to operate these types of aircraft. FAR 61.58 proficiency checks are also available.

Flight Review, Inc., Tom Clements

Excellent source for Training Videos
Flying the King Air                 Using the KLN-90B GPS

Gauntlet Warbirds

Gauntlet Warbirds is a warbird, aerobatic and tailwheel training center at the Aurora Airport, just west of downtown Chicago. Our instructors specialize in transitioning pilots of all experience levels to high-performance piston and jet aircraft.

Gauntlet Warbird’s fleet consists of a T-6, an L-39 Albatros, an Extra 300, a Super Decathlon and Standard Decathlon which is available for solo rental.

Stallion 51

Training in a dual control P51 Mustang in Kissimee, FL. Stallion 51 specializes in Orientation Flights Checkout Training, Unusual Attitude Training, Military Contracts, Air Shows and Aircraft Management.