Valley Aviation will be having a Part 141 Private Pilot Ground School, starting Monday, September 20, 2021 from 5:30-7:30pm and will continue every Monday for about 16 weeks. 

Please note that this school will satisfy the FAA ground requirements for your private pilot license. Please call the office at 570-288-3257 if you have any questions and if you wish to sign up.



Valley Aviation is a FAR Part 141 and Part 61 Flight Training Center with a staff of FAA certified flight instructors which has been recognized by AOPA as a "Top 10" flight school. We are also a Laser Grade/PSI facility for all FAA written exams and we provide an on-site FAA designated examiner. We are open 7 days a week, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm except for major holidays. Valley Aviation has a diverse fleet of training and rental aircraft. Our primary training aircraft consist of five Cessna Skyhawk's, both M and N models. The Skyhawk is used to obtain your Private Pilot certificate and instrument rating and are equipped with either Garman 430 or 530 GPS. Training for a “complex” rating is achieved in a Piper Arrow. The Arrow is equipped with a Garman 530 GPS, has a variable pitch propeller, retractable landing gear, auto pilot and air conditioning. A Piper Aztec is used for multi-engine training and high-performance certification. The Aztec is equipped with a Garman 530 GPS, twin, 250 horse power engines with variable pitch propellers, retractable landing gear, auto pilot, air conditioning and is certified to fly in icing conditions. For tail-wheel endorsements, Valley Aviation uses a A-1 Huskey. War Bird training is also available in our 1943 PT-17 Stearman however this aircraft is only available for duel instruction and cannot be flown solo.


If you are a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI or CFII) and are interested in working for an AOPA TOP-TEN rated flight school, Valley Aviation, at the Wyoming Valley Airport (KWBW) may be your opportunity for career advancement or retaining your certificates. If you are interested, please forward a copy of your resume to the Valley Aviation office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..