FLIGHT TRAINING
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Flight Training is our specialty at Pavco. Earn your private pilot license or progress towards a career in commercial aviation. We train private pilot, instrument, commercial, ATP, flight instructor, and multi-engine ratings. more info...
Welcome to Pavco Flight Center!
SCENIC FLIGHTS
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Join us for a scenic flight over your house, Seattle skyline, Mt. Rainier, or just about anywhere you'd like to go. The Northwest has some of the best scenery in the country! more info...
Tacoma Narrows Airport (TIW)
1110 26th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
(800) 645-3563
Since that time, the Pickett aviation company has grown from a one airplane, one instructor operation, into a full service operator with 12 aircraft and 18 employees. Family owned and operated since the beginning, Pavco has conducted over 150,000 flight operations with a remarkable no-injury safety record. Pavco turns out several successful flight students each year from private pilots, to commercially trained professionals ready for airline and military careers.
PAVCO is your local flight school and fixed base operator for Tacoma and Gig Harbor, Washington and greater Seattle Puget Sound area. We offer full FBO services including flight training, red carpet ramp service, charter and scenic flights, aircraft sales, aircraft rental, aircraft maintenance FAA repair station, and we are also your friendly aviation enthusiast hang out! We are your local Cessna Service Station, and service all other piston aircraft needs. In a high paced industry, we take pride in delivering honest and fair business to fit your aviation needs, making your aviation goals realistic!
Latest News...

NEW CUSTOMER RECORDS - 6/8/2017

If you haven't already done so, please take a moment to update your customer information in our new computerized system. This will help us better contact you and keep you informed on your flying status/schedule. (Your information is kept private with us and is never provided to third parties.)  Update contact information here...
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FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS WANTED! - 6/1/2017

Pavco Flight Center is in high demand for FAA Certified Flight Instructors entry level to advanced, full time or part time. We are a Part 141 Cessna Pilot Center located in Gig Harbor, Washington. We fly a Cessna fleet and Piper Aztec multiengine. Pavco has been training pilots for over 30 years, from private to ATP, military to airlines. Must be able to relocate to Gig Harbor, WA area. Aggressive instructors can log up to as much as 500+ hours in six months.   See employment details....
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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY OPEN HOUSE - 2/22/2017

We would like to invite you to visit with us at Pavco Flight Center on Friday, March 10th, from 1:30 to 4:00 PM. Brian Hough, Executive Director of Affiliate Operations from Liberty University, will be with us to meet with you and answer any questions you have pertaining to the flight program and Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree. This will be an open house style forum, so please feel free to attend when able. This is a great opportunity to meet one of the friendly faces behind the Liberty FTA program ...see more information about the program
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NEW FM-210 Flight Simulator On Line - 1/22/2016

Our new FM-210 Flight Simulator is now operational! Come experience the realism of this fantastic training device. The TouchTrainer FM-210 is FAA qualified as a BATD Basic Aviation Training Device. Approved for use under part 141 for 2.5 hours of Private Pilot, and 10 hours of Instrument flight training requirements.
LIBERTY UNIVERSITY
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Pavco Flight Center is a Flight Training Affiliate of Liberty University, which offers an online Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree, while completing the flight training portion here at Pavco. Financial aid and VA benefits available! more info...
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