High Flight Academy offers students time in a Redbird FMX Flight Simulator for pilot training. The full-motion Redbird Flight Simulator lets you experience flight without ever leaving the ground. Learn the ropes or build currency with wrap-around visuals, comprehensive flight controls and a realistic training environment.

High Flight Academy is one of the only flight schools in western Pennsylvania that offers the opportunity for our private pilot students to leverage the latest in simulator technology today. High Flight Academy is committed to excellence in training by bringing you the best instructors, and the latest in technology. By combining traditional training with our Redbird full motion flight simulator, our students have the ability to achieve their goals 快 用更少的钱.

The Redbird Flight Simulator will provide you, 作为一名学生, a training environment to practice specific flight maneuvers regardless of the weather outside. You can practice every flight maneuver required for your private pilot license at your own pace and in a comfortable environment. Our students have the opportunity to build their skills in the Redbird simulator that they can then demonstrate in the Aircraft. It’s simple — you will learn more, 快, 用更少的钱, so join our family of pilots at High Flight Academy to start your path to becoming a pilot too!


Instrument Proficiency
Sharpen Your Skills
Guided Independent Flight Training (G.I.F.T.) for 私人飞行员 Students

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Redbird Course Offerings

For Professional Pilots and Experienced 私人飞行员s
The 红雀模拟器 is a fantastic tool for the private or commercial pilot dedicated to maintaining instrument currency and keeping skills sharp when they can’t be flying the real thing. More than 20 aviation authorities have approved the FMX, including the FAA and EASA.

You can practice every flight maneuver required to keep your pilot license current, practice your skills, 或者只是玩得开心, in a comfortable environment for less money. With our Redbird Flight Simulator, you can practice landings, 仪表程序, emergency procedures, and aircraft mal有趣的ctions, all while staying safe. You can choose to fly a single engine 塞斯纳172 or a twin-engine Piper Seneca.

5-Hour Winter Flying Package – $425 plus tax

Includes free 1-hour instructor time to learn how to use the simulator


High Flight Academy welcomes you to your first flight training session in our state of the art Redbird Flight Simulator. Finding the right flight school that fits your needs, schedule and learning style is essential. We welcome you to experience the difference with our customized, personalized approach in flight training. Our team is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience by integrating the latest technology & traditional flight training to ensure every flight lesson is educational, 非常高效。, 当然, 有趣的!

Curious, but not quite ready to get into a real cockpit? Logging time in our 红雀模拟器’s low-stakes, highly-realistic environment is a great stepping stone in your journey to becoming a certified pilot. Many of our students either start out with the 红雀模拟器 or supplement their first few flights with simulator time in order to build competencies and feel more comfortable when they do get into the air. In the simulator, you’ll learn the controls and mechanics of flying. You’ll also learn about pitch, 偏航和滚, as well as how to adapt to different weather conditions and environments. We can even simulate emergencies so you’ll be prepared for anything.

1- Hour Discovery Flight Package – $99

Learn Your Instruments
Guided Independent Flight Training (G.I.F.T.)项目演示
Basic Aircraft Maneuvers
Take-Off and Landing

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