I actually have been to several flight schools in the west palm beach area, mainly just to do a checkout or rent an Skyhawk for a few hours.  The majority of them are located at F45 (North Palm County) and Lantana, and their are none to my knowledge that operate out of KPBI (West Palm Beach International). Whats great about this area is the amount of instrument approaches and local airports you can fly to.  Nearby Stuart offers a wide variety of GPS approaches, and Pahokee offers one of the only circle to land vor-dme approaches in south Florida.

Take a look at some of the schools I have come across below.

North County Flight Training
11550 Aviation Blvd Suite #4
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
(561) 694-9282

This flight school is a certified cessna pilot center located at North Palm Beach County Airpark (F45).  The school uses 3 different types of primary aircraft for its training, including 2 Cessna 172's, one of which uses the Garmin G 1000 flight display, and a Piper Seneca II for advanced multi engine flight training.  You can also enjoy a introductory flight with one of there qualified instructors for as little as $99.  Aircraft are also available for rent, excluding multi-engine.

Palm Beach Flight Training
2633 Lantana Road # 42
Lantana, FL 33462
(561) 963-8821

With a wide array of aircraft ranging from Cessna 152's all the way to a Cessna 206, Palm Beach Flight School is one of the premier schools in the southeast coast of florida.  With over half a dozen instructors they are also one of the largest schools in the area.  You can book your flights through there online scheduling system, and start your flight training with a cheap introductory flight.  You can take an IFR refresher course, get your multi engine rating, or even take a flight to the Bahamas with one of there qualified instructors.  This school is located at Lantana Airport which is just south of Palm Beach International airport (PBI).

Sunquest Aviation
11600 Aviation Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
(561) 627-0037

Since 1994, Sunquest Aviation has been providing quality flight training at affordable prices to hundreds of students.  They are also a certified CATS testing center so you can take your required written exams there should you choose to.  They host a wide variety of aircraft for flight training including Diamond, Cessna, Piper, and Pitts aircraft, as well as an indoor level 1 simulator.  Located at North Palm Beach County Airpark, Sunquest is open 7 days a week from 9 am - 7 pm.  They also offer financial aid for those that qualify.

That's it for West palm beach flight schools.  Learning to fly can be one of the most exhilarating experiences you will ever come across, and getting your pilots license at these great schools can help you achieve your goals.  Whether you are looking to advance your skills by earnings a multi engine or instrument rating, or just looking to get your first solo, they can help you get there.

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