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Take a Discovery Flight

STOP WONDERING & START FLYING!!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly an aircraft? Stop wondering, and start flying! We offer Introductory (Discovery) Flights where you get to experience the thrill of being in control.

Take a Discovery Flight

STOP WONDERING & START FLYING!!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly an aircraft? Stop wondering, and start flying! We offer Introductory (Discovery) Flights where you get to experience the thrill of being in control.

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EMT Program

tailwheel

Specializing in Tailwheel, Spin, Emergency Maneuver Training & Basic Aerobatics since 1987. Come take a "spin" with us!

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Flight School

flight school

In February of 2017 CP Aviation celebrated 30 years of "Training Safe Pilots". Trust the experience of CP!

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Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance

Our maintenance shop specializes in all models of Cessna, Citabrias and Decathlons. We'll get you going.

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Local Flying

Acrobox

"Alert Area" Get familiar with the Santa Paula aerobatic practice area and our unique pattern & approach!

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Instructor Bios

Instructor bios

Our instructors have many different backgrounds, ranging from ex-waitress to retired heart surgeon.

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Resources & Links

Aviation resources - Santa Paula CA

Links to weather, checklists, class outlines, places to stay and many of our documents to keep you informed.

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Clients review CP Aviation, Santa Paula CA

My son and I went to CP for a week in October of 2011, to take aerobatics. My instructor was Judy, and she deserves every bit of being a Master CFI. Judy is really good at instruction, not only in...
2020-10-20
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Ronald Malavotte
Using the Michael E. Blackstone Memorial Scholarship from the Fullerton 99s was an AERODYNAMICALLY ENLIGHTENING experience. Couldn't ask for finer aircraft or instructor and cannot wait to complete...
2020-06-23
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Dana Glidden
So for my 40th birthday my lady got me an aerobatic flight. Something I had always wanted to do. So it was scheduled for my birthday, we showed up and everyone in the front office was simply down to...
2018-12-21
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Jon Conley
Needed my spin endorsement for my CFI rating. Mark King did my instruction and he was wonderful. Fun to fly with and very knowledgeable. A highly recommended "eye-opener" course that I believe...
2018-10-21
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Ian Shere
Had an introductory Aerobatics flight with CP. Fantastic facilities and Instruction.
2018-08-26
Peter Hodgkins
I was reintroduced to general aviation in 2013 and decided that it was time to get my private pilot’s license.  Fortunately, a good friend introduced me to Santa Paula Airport and CP Aviation....
2017-01-23
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Lisa Kienholz
Hi Mark, Hi Judy I’m finally back in cold and snowy Switzerland and I would like to say thank you for the great time I had at CP Aviation again. I’m sure I improved my flying skills and made a lot...
2017-01-23
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Rene
In 2015 I was selected as the Vickie Cruse Memorial Scholarship winner for CP Aviation’s full EMT/Acro course developed by Rich Stowell. I received the news with a mixture of excitement and...
2017-01-23
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Wayne Bezner Kerr CFI/MEI/DPE

Take a Discovery Flight

STOP WONDERING & START FLYING!!

STOP WONDERING & START FLYING!!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly an aircraft? Stop wondering, and start flying! We offer Introductory (Discovery) Flights where you get to experience the thrill of being in control.