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Ventura County Flight Training Center


If you’re looking for more flexibility in your aviation training, CAU’s Flight Centers make receiving your aviation degree more convenient than ever.

California Aeronautical University launched the Ventura County Flight Training Center in Oxnard, California to provide the opportunity for Ventura County residents to become professional pilots. With the University’s Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautics offered online and flight instruction provided at Oxnard Airport, students can conveniently study online and fly locally.

Located on the south end of the Central Coast, Ventura County provides a unique environment to live and learn how to fly. The Channel Islands National Park, agricultural fields, sandy beaches and majestic mountain ranges provide a beautiful backdrop when soaring the skies. Additionally, as Ventura County’s largest city, Oxnard provides a prime location to get started in the aviation industry. Oxnard Airport has a low volume of traffic, which reduces wait times and provides more instruction per flight training, operates in a radar-controlled environment and is close enough to nearby airports to provide a variety of in-flight scenarios.

Now Is The Perfect Time To Apply


California Aeronautical University provides thorough and intensive courses and flight instruction to prepare students for successful careers as aviation professionals. If you’ve had a dream of flying and becoming a professional pilot, CAU’s Ventura County Flight Training Center is a great place to get started to learn to fly.

With University strength and local convenience, the Ventura County Flight Training Center holds FAA Part 141 approval and students who earn their degree here benefit by receiving a 500 flight-hour reduction when seeking their ATP certificate. The University also offers financial aid to those who qualify, including grants and loans, and accepts the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.

California Aeronautical University delivers all flight instruction and online courses at the Ventura County Flight Training Center, with no courses or flight instruction contracted to a third party partner. Students at this flight training school have access to CAU’s certified flight instructors, a fleet of training aircraft, including Cessna 172 G1000, and airline partners.

If you’re ready to start a career in the flight industry, California Aeronautical University can help you reach your goals. Apply today to get started.

Programs Offered

B.S. in Aeronautics

      • Bachelor’s degree level pilot program
      • Duration: 3 years (approximate)
      • 250-340 flight hours
      • 184 quarter credits
      • 500 hour reduction in FAA-mandated flight time for an air transport pilot (ATP)
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California Aeronautical University
Ventura County Flight Training Center
1601 West 5th Street
Oxnard, CA 93030

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.