Flight School

Welcome to Colgan Air Services Flight Department!

Our staff of experienced FAA Certified Flight Instructors will guarantee your goals are met with ease and affordability.  Whether you are interested in becoming a pilot, need to polish your skills, or would like advanced training, we are here to help.

Colgan Air Services offers a variety of services to new and current pilots.  Our facility has a Designated FAA Examiner on staff so you can take your check ride at the same airport you train at.

We are proud to announce our Fall Ground School is now open to enrollment! Attending a ground school led by our Flight Instructors is an excellent way to kick start your flight training. Whether your goal is to earn a Private Pilot Certificate or to jump start a career in the sky, this ground school will prepare you for those first steps. Flight instructors will help teach you the fundamentals of flight, regulations, aerodynamics, and of course help prepare you for the FAA Knowledge Test and Practical Exam. Click “Enroll Now!” at the bottom of this page or give us a call for more information.

We have a wide variety of pilot supplies and the ability to take special orders.  The Meterologix Weather Station will ensure a safe flight, which includes easy-to-understand weather graphics, weather internet, and a flight planner tool.

Getting started is easy.  Colgan Air Services offers an introductory flight lessons, a 30- minute flight, for $75.00.  Call today to schedule your flight.  Stop Dreaming. Start Flying!

Colgan Air Services Flight Training

Our flight training services offer:

  • Experienced FAA Certified Flight Instructors
  • 30-minute Intro Flight for $75.00
  • Fly on your schedule.  Instructors are available Mon-Sun 6 am-10pm
  • Competitive and affordable pricing for flight lessons
  • Designated FAA Examiner on staff
  • Private Pilot Ground School
  • Pilot supplies and special orders
  • Meterologix Weather Station
  • Gift Certificates available

Flight Simulator Training

  • Benefits of simulator training
    • The ability to fly more approaches than during a regular lesson
    • The classroom setting with an instructor allows you to practice and clarify things that you do not understand
    • Wisconsin weather is not a factor to the lesson!
    • Experience situations that can not always be replicated during a flight lesson in the actual airplanes
    • A great way to practice instrument procedures without being in the actual airplane
  • For more information, contact our Customer Service Representatives at (608) 783-8359



  1. How long does learning to fly take?

    On average, most student pilots can earn a private pilot license in months by just flying a few times per week. It’s up to the student to set the pace!

  2. How much does it cost to learn to fly?

    The cost of learning to fly is dependent on several factors such as, rental cost of the airplane and instructor fees. To find out the current price of aircraft rentals, call our customer service representative at Colgan Air Services.

  3. Who can learn to fly?

    Nearly everyone has the physical and scholastic aptitude to learn to fly. In fact, 9 out of 10 people who want to learn actually have the ability and skills required. One of the few requirements is that you must be at least 17 years of age.

  4. Are there any medical requirements involved with receiving your private pilot’s license?

    All students must pass a simple medical exam prior to obtaining their license. The medical exam must be renewed every 2 year. A list of local certified doctors may be obtained at Colgan Air Services.

  5. Am I able to take a test flight to see if a private pilot’s license is for me?

    Yes, Colgan Air Services offers introductory flights. An instructor will take you up in the air for a half hour flight and give you an idea of what to expect throughout the process. To sign up for an intro flight, simply just call our customer service representative at Colgan Air Services.

Have questions or ready to sign up?

Please contact our Customer Service Representative at 1-800-658-9498 (toll free) or (608) 783-8359.