Learn to Fly - Introductory Flying Lessons and Gift Certificates
Welcome to American Airman
The Best Place to take Flying Lessons on Long Island!

We Make It Fun, Easy, and Affordable!
Want to learn to fly on Long Island?  
You have found the right place!

We are located in the heart of Long Island, New York, right at MacArthur Airport. You can easily get to our flight training facilities by Car from anywhere on Long Island using the LIE or Sunrise Highway, and we are an Easy Train ride from New York City's Penn Station!

Choosing the right place to learn to fly is a difficult choice whether you are learning to fly for fun or for a career. We understand each of our student pilots is an individual and has specific needs. You will receive a primary instructor that will be responsible for personally guiding you through your flying lessons, using our very own flight training syllabus and unique tools, and at times that are convenient for you.

We are often asked what sets us apart from other flight training programs.

Topping the list:
 -  Our Commitment to Safety (more)
 -  Personalized One-on-One Flight Lessons (more)
 -  Low Cost of Flying Lessons
 -  Our New, Clean, & Modern Airplanes (more)
 -  Our Online Student Pilot Tools will help you
     learn more efficiently (more)
 -  Read what some of our clients are saying (more)

All Airplane Courses We Offer:
Private Pilot Certificate - Your First Step Towards the Sky! Impress your friends and family as you take them soaring through the air. Our specially designed syllabus will guide you through the learning program.
Instrument Airplane Rating - Get confidence to complete the flight when the weather is less than perfect. You will have the skills to make it safely to your destination in case conditions worsen.
Commercial Pilot Certificate - Get paid to fly! Required for anyone that wants a career as a pilot - this certificate will allow you to get paid to fly!
Flight Instructor Certificates - Teach the joy the flying!

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Or, feel free to call me, if you have any questions.

   Chief Pilot
   American Airman, Inc. - Long Island Flying
   Phone: 631-807-1373

Feel free to give us a call anytime so we may answer any of your questions!
(631) 807-1373

After you take one of our introductory flying lessons...
We will send you one follow-up email to see if you have any questions or feedback for us. We are continually trying to make your first time flying an airplane a wonderful experience!

Here is what some of our first-time flyers have had to say about us:
October 01

The flying lesson was great, I had an amazing time, thanks for asking!
I look forward to the magazine subscription!

September 25

Thanks Ben,
That sounds good. We can talk more about it when my starter package is over.
The handbook is a really good resource, I have been reading a lot of it. I can definitely tell that you hold it in high regard, as I have noticed a lot of the procedures in the book are similar to what you did with me (positive transfer of controls, calling out "clear" before engine start, figuring out the offset from the horizon when looking at the nose, etc) I started a system where I bought myself a big notebook, and am using it to take notes while reading. I have a section of the book devoted to a summary of my flights (what we covered, how I felt I did, how I could do better, and input from your debrief). The other section is for notes from the handbook that I read based on the syllabus.

I am really excited to learn as much as I can. See you soon.
<< Joe>>

September 21

My flying lesson was great! I really enjoyed it. I'm looking forward to my next flight. I definitely want to continue it.
<< from Justin >>

September 20

It was great, easy and we'll... Easy. Next thing ya know, up in the air and over the sound. Hope to see you guys again soon.
<< from Rob >>

September 19

Hello David,

Just a quick email to express my happiness with today's (first) lesson, coached by John.

John was everything I was hoping for: detailed, courteous, calm, patient (for my many questions) and made it a memorable experience. Please make sure to share my comments with him, and to recognize him as per your company's policy.

I will be back.


September 12

Hey Ben,

It was awesome. I had a great time. Thanks for checking in!


September 12

Everything went great, John makes me very comfortable behind the controls.
Looking forward to next 2 lessons.
<< from Robert A>>

August 26

I really enjoyed the lesson. Joe was awesome, he really got me interested
in learning more. I am looking to continue lessons in the near future. My
situation right now doesn't allow me to do it every week, but i hope to
casually continue and build enough knowledge and experience to eventually
get a license.


Some other past comments...

Hi Ben,
The introductory lesson was fantastic and John was wonderful. I'm very interested in taking another lesson, probably in August. Can you tell me the cost for the second lesson? As soon as I get my August work schedule, I'll call to make the appointment.
And yes, I'd very much like to receive the free 6-month subscription to
AOPA's Flight Training Magazine. I don't think I selected the option to receive the magazine when I signed in. Thanks so much!

This was my dream come true! I have been waiting for this day since I was 5 years old. Adam, my instructor was excellent. I couldn't have had a better experience. Thank you guys soo much.
I'm seriously considering getting my license now, can you give me some info on your courses?
<< from Mehmet>>

I had a great experience with the intro flying lessons especially with Joe
my instructor which I felt very comfortable with.
I hope I can continue with more lessons when it becomes affordable for me.
Thanks again

Tom K.

Hi David,
The lesson went really well! John was wonderful; he was very informative and professional.

Karen H.


Feel free to give us a call anytime so we may answer any of your questions!
Call 631-807-1373... ask to speak with Ben or David   

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