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Call: (916) 427-7707

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Let us help you start flying today!

CFI is your complete pilot resource,
right in Sacramento

Whether you are just thinking about learning to fly, a multi-rated commercial pilot, or a "rusty" pilot ready to get back in the air, CFI has the resources you need to get on the right path to fly higher, safer and with greater confidence.





Why Fly CFI?

Founded in 1982 and located at the Sacramento Executive Airport since 1992, CFI has been helping student pilots realize their dream of flying and launching aviation careers for decades.

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Flight Services

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Pick up your supplies, located upstairs in the Sacramento Executive Airport Terminal

Student Materials We offer student pilot manuals and learning supplements, including calculators, plotters, charts and more from trusted brands like ASA, Jeppesen and Gleim.

Cockpit Essentials A wide variety of pilot bags, headsets, small cockpit electronics, flashlights, aircraft checklists and more make sure you are ready to fly.

Trip Essentials Pick up the latest charts (VFR/IFR), chart supplements, FAR/AIM and more to improve your situational awareness and provide backups for your electronic versions. Don't forget gifts for your co-pilots and aviation enthusiasts!

Aircaft Supplies We carry piston engine oil, cleaners, filters, fluids, towels, so you can stay stocked up.

Flight Instructors

Meet our featured instructors

Carter W. Flygare

President, Chief Pilot (CFI, CFII, MEI)

Scott Miller

Flight Instructor (CFI, CFII, MEI)

Craig Owens

Flight Instructor (CFI, CFII)

Flo Di Benedetto

Flight Instructor (CFI, CFII, MEI)