Let's Go Fly!

Modern aircraft, experienced instructors, and uncompromising customer service: Three reasons to give us a chance to earn your business and help you achieve your aviation goals.

Life is short, flying is incredible, and you work hard and deserve it: Three reasons to give yourself a chance to start living your dreams. (But we'll cover for you if you need to tell your significant other it's all about that first list of reasons.)

"There is no sport equal to that which aviators enjoy while being carried through the air on great white wings." - Wilbur Wright, 1905


Private Pilot Ground School
Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30pm - 8:30pm beginning May 14th at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport in Roanoke, VA. Registration Price: $429 (Textbook and materials included!) For more information, and to register: Spring/Summer 2024 Private Pilot Ground School

SFT Hangar Free Flights for Teachers!
Star Flight Training is providing free flights for teachers in 2024. These orientation flights are designed to provide teachers with improved understanding of the aviation environment that can be passed on to students. These flights will depart and return from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport and are available by appointment. They will be conducted with an experienced flight instructor in our Diamond aircraft. For more information: Teacher Flights 2024

Career Options Military Pilot Training Prep Course
Have your sights set on a military flight path? Let us help you get on course with our Military Pilot Training Prep Course

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Best New Small Business of the Year!

Best New Small Business of the Year Award 2016

It's been quite a year so far! Thank you to everyone who has worked so hard to get us to this point, thank you to the Roanoke Regional Chamber for this recognition, and thank you to our customers and all those who support us in so many ways. We greatly appreciate it!

Our Fleet

SFT Fleet

We use Diamond aircraft for their safety record, cost-effectiveness, and overall reliability as well as the modern training environment provided in part by the Garmin glass panel avionics.


SFT Services

We offer primary/advanced/recurrency flight training for everyone from the career-path pilot to the weekend enthusiast, as well as aircraft rentals, FAA computerized testing, educational outreach, and much more!

Instructors & Staff

SFT Instructors and Staff

Friendly staff and experienced independent instructors are ready to help you achieve your aviation goals with a comprehensive, systematic approach to flight training and uncompromising customer service.


SFT Rates

DA-40 - $209/hr.
Redbird Full Motion Simulator - $90/hr.
Instruction - $69/hr.
Fuel included in price.

Discovery Flights

SFT Discovery Flight

Whether you're dreaming of a career in aviation or just curious if the sky is the place for you, a discovery flight is a fantastic introduction to flying! Save big! Right now only $150!
What To Expect On Your Discovery Flight

Contact Info

Questions? Want to see our operation in person? Ready to fly? Get in touch with a real person and let us share our passion for flying with you!


22 Waypoint Dr.
Roanoke, VA 24012