Founder, Craig Simon, Featured on Developing Lafayette!
FLIGHT SCHOOL, AVIATION SALES & SERVICES
Aviation Academy of Louisiana
BASED IN LOUISIANA, PROUDLY SERVING THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES
COME AND VISIT US
Aviation Academy of Louisiana offers the highest quality training in Helicopter Aviation for students ages 16-75.
We also offer assistance in purchasing aircraft, and pre-purchase consultations.
*** We are a Robinson Factory Authorized Dealership and Service Center ***
Due to COVID-19 and the current threat of the pandemic, we have moved all of our training and services to appointment only,
7 days a week Monday - Sunday.
Interested in flying but don't know where to start? Come fly with us!
A discovery flight with us is the perfect way for you to get your first
experience of flying a helicopter.
Our Discovery Flights are 30 minutes. Gift Certificates Available.
Craig Simon has been a Certified Helicopter Flight Instructor and Certified Helicopter Instrument
Instructor since 2006. Craig is a member of NAFI, National Association of Flight Instructors; and he
is honored by the FAA as being one of the best in the industry with the Gold Seal Flight Instructor
rating. ATP rated in helicopters, he has over 7,000 safe flight hours in aircraft including single and
twin engine helicopters as well as single and multi-engine fixed wing aircraft. Besides helicopters,
Craig also maintains a Certified Instrument Fixed Wing Instructor rating and Commercial Single and
Multi-Engine Fixed Wing rating. From operating in the hostile Gulf of Mexico to the beautiful islands
of Hawaii, Craig has extensive experience in Flight Training, Super VIP transportation, Single and
Dual pilot IFR (Instrument Flight Rules), Aerial Photography, NVG (Night Vision Goggles), and EMS
Fly Louisiana is the most professional flight service I have ever used. They helped me purchase my first helicopter and manage it. I come half-way across the state to work with them!
-KYLE B. HAMMOND, LA
The Only Robinson Factory Authorized Service Center and Dealership In Louisiana
Aviation Academy of Louisiana is located at 705 Hangar Drive, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560. From Lafayette or Broussard, take Exit 122 on Highway 90. Turn Left on LA 88 towards the East. Google Maps will take you to 705 Hangar Drive.
We are open 7 days a week by Appointment Only.