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We are the only school in the Treasure Valley with ALL engines overhauled by the world-renowned engine overhaul experts at LyCon Engines in Visalia, CA.  
Exception being the Franklin in the Stinson (they do not do Franklins)

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and answers to your questions


First Solo Spencer!


Is learning to fly a 'bucket list' thing?  Or is it time for a new career?  We can help you with BOTH! Call, text or email us for info on how to schedule a Discovery Flight for $180, where one of our instructors take 2 full hours with you, give you the ground school, and prepare you to fly the plane (we only help with landing, you will be hands-on flying, coached on how to fly the entire flight) They will take the time to answer all your questions, help you decide on how to select your best ground school method, and explain the time commitments and financial requirements to see yourself through to a Private License.  


If you have been considering your tailwheel endorsement, here is your chance to do it in a post-WWII golden age of aviation classic. Our 1947 Stinson is one of the lowest time airplanes to be found in the whole country, and has a newly overhauled Franklin engine, Garmin GNS430 GPS navcom plus ADS-B out/in.

SNOW GEESE over the Parma area, a common view every winter.  It is amazing - there are thousands of them!!


A little h0mage to my dad...

Dad was one of the Old Timers, he started his training in 1935, and flew with TWA until retirement in the 80's. At 21, he was hired on to fly DC-3's, and two years later he was a captain, eventually retiring off the B-747.  He was my first instructor! Here are some pieces from his career, his TWA captain wings as well as his WW2 Transport Command captain wings.

Dad's favorite airplane ever (out of SO MANY!) was the Boeing 747, of which he was one of the first to ever get type rated in when it got to the airline fleet, around 1969. The LAST 747 was recently rolled off the line and delivered to Atlas.  The crew did this very special thing - they literally flew the "Queen of the Skies" diagram to honor this amazing airplane.

The ATC wings are of particular historic interest - in 1942 the Army took over TWA's fleet of eight Boeing 307's the first pressurized airliner in history, and put them into service for the war effort.  Dad was one of the few who was certified to fly it, so he earned those ATC wings by being one of the handful of 307 typed crew members.  At the ripe age of 22, he was a Captain on this airliner, flying for the US Army!  They do not make them like that any more...


Cessna 152 (141  hp conversion)

IFR certified

Cessna 172B (163 hp)

IFR certified

Cessna 172D (163 hp)

VFR day/night

Cessna 182P (264 hp)

Dual Training Only

High Performance Sign Offs

IFR certified

Stinson Voyager 108-2 (165 hp)

Dual Training Only

Tailwheel Sign Offs

VFR only


And if you want our training philosophy in a it is:


Click here for the FAA requirements, made easy!


To sign up for a lesson, your instructor will get you signed up on our online scheduling app.  To sign up for a Discovery Flight, you will need to contact us directly, and we will arrange a time that is convenient for you.


As a courtesy to our instructors and your fellow students, you need to cancel no later than 48 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. We know life springs things on us and cancellations cannot be avoided, so we rarely exercise the penalty, but failure to cancel more than 48 hours ahead of your scheduled appointment  can result in a one hour charge for the airplane as well as a one hour charge for your instructor.  We are not a huge school with limitless airplanes, so we really appreciate cancellations to be far enough in advance that others can see the new opening and schedule it for themselves.


All NAFI Members

Lisa A Breuer


Airline Transport Pilot

Flight Instructor Airplane,

Instrument and Multi-Engine

Jim Breuer


Commercial Pilot

Flight Instructor-Airplane

Basic and Advanced

Ground Instructor

Mike Masters


Commercial Pilot

Flight Instructor

Airplane and Helicopter

Maguire Wardle


Commercial Pilot

Flight Instructor-Airplane

and Instrument

*We do not charge for the entire time you are with your CFI.  Policy is that we will charge you only for the time that you are receiving instruction, which generally means you only pay for the time with your CFI when you are flying. (Exceptions: When extensive  ground school is needed during lesson time, and first supervised solos)


Congratulations to

our  solos!

Chris M.              Matt B.               Owen M.
Sarah C.             Gary W.              Cayze V.
Austin F.             James R.            Erik B.
Travis W.            Betsy W.            Jason M.
Janene D.          Marian M.           Paul A.
Jared F.              Kenny G.            Aaron S. Maguire W.       Jared B.              Joe R.
Andrew S.*        (*16th birthday solo!)
John W.             Rachel F.            Mike M.      Zac S.                Jaxon S.             Jake P.
Ben C.               Guy S.                Josh W.
Erik C.                Mekel H.            David H.
Alex T.               Blake A.             Austin W.
Liam B.             Brandon G.        Jim H.
Becky H.           Merle S.             Quinn L.   

Oakley H.          Luke N.              Marcus S.
Patrick O.          Dan C.                Tony S.
Jared N.            James B.           Jose H.
Robyn H.           Corey S.            Dave K.
Zach H.             Julian A.             Sara L.
Wes R.              Justin K.             CJ G.
Spencer S.        Sam L.

Congratulations to

our checkrides!

Rob S: Instrument                      Paul A: Private Pilot
Owen M: Private Pilot                 Joe R: Private Pilot
Travis W: Private Pilot            Betsy W: Private Pilot
Gary W.: Private Pilot                 Paul R: Private Pilot
Logan T: Commercial Pilot        Eric B: Private Pilot
Mike M: Private Pilot   Kelsey M: Instrument Rating
Ben C: Private Pilot         Mike M: Instrument Rating
Maguire W: Private Pilot             Eric C. Private Pilot
Mike M: Commercial Pilot         Tom H: Private Pilot
Alec L: Private
(in his Stinson)  Austin W: Private Pilot
Lucas S: Commercial Pilot
(In his 206)    Mike M: CFI
Travis W: Instrument Rating      Alex T: Private Pilot
Sarah C: Private Pilot               Quinn L: Private Pilot
Nick K: Instrument Rating  Brandon G: Private Pilot
Travis W: Commercial       Maguire W: Commercial
Jared N: Private Pilot.              Dusty G: Private Pilot
Dan C: Private Pilot                    Tony S. Private Pilot
Robyn H: Private Pilot          
James B: Private Pilot  Alex T. Instrument Rating.   Hayden S: Private Pilot



Caldwell Airport

(208) 860-7283

(208) 860-3367

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