For all your aviation needs, from flight training to rental to charter
Call us to arrange for a charter to travel when and where you want to go, taking advantage of the thousands of airports open to general aviation. No need to be restricted by the limited schedule or few airports available to the airlines. Or, for the ultimate in flexibility, come to us to learn how to fly yourself! We have a great training fleet and instructors waiting to let you take the controls on your first flight! After you earn your pilot certificate, we can rent you a plane to explore this great country of ours!
Helicopter Hovering Adventure $300.00
Experience the real feel of helicopter flying with a detailed, in-depth exposure to hovering a helicopter. Helicopter hovering takes your eye and hand coordination to a new level; you will experience using your feet, hands, and eyes to control the helicopter. Our introductory ground course teaches you the ins and outs of helicopter hovering in the classroom to optimize your flight experience. Understanding the inputs and the results will make your flight exciting and rewarding. After you have gained an understanding of the techniques needed, you will apply these skills with a 30 minute hands-on experience in a real helicopter with a certified instructor.
We can tailor a flight packages for you! Whether you're interested in a scenic flight or flight instruction. If you want a classic plane like our Champ tail-dragger or even a high performance Cessna 182. Prices start as low as $152 for an hour for an airplane! Please call to arrange an experience just for you or someone you want to treat! A perfect gift for a birthday, anniversary, or just because you love them!
First Flight and Gift Certificates
A & M offers both Familiarization or Introductory Flights, where we take you up in an aircraft for the first time to show you what it's like with you at the controls, and Sightseeing Flights, where we'll fly you around the area showing you how wonderful it looks from the air! No need to imagine a nice evening flight watching the sunset, or a view of the Chicago skyline from the sky; you can experience them yourself.
And this makes a perfect gift for that special someone, too, full of challenge, wonder, and adventure! Perfect for the a birthday, holiday, or anytime! Just call us or stop in for more information!
We offer a full-service FBO with some of the best prices in the Chicago area. Our services include:
- Phillips 66 Aviation Fuel (100LL and Jet-A with or without Prist)
- Courtesy car
- Pilot equipment sales
- Weather & Wireless Internet
- Aircraft tiedowns and hangar space
Our FAA certified ground and flight instructors can help guide you through the challenges and opportunities in getting your airplane or helicopter pilot certificate, and can help you hone your skills through advanced and proficiency training. You can be a pilot! We offer introductory flights and gift certificates, so if you or a loved one is interested in getting started, stop on by!
Unless you own your own plane, you'll probably need to rent one. We have a flight club that gives preferential rental rates, and also has periodic activities to keep you flying and having fun. Find out more about the cost savings, and see pictures from some of the trips we've taken across the country and in your own backyard.
Sometimes you aren't interested in flying somewhere yourself, but want to take from one to six people quickly and efficiently, without a long drive or the interminable wait at the larger airports. A&M Aviation is affiliated with Better Living Aviation to help take care of these needs with our air taxi service.
For both flight training and subsequent rental, we offer a varied fleet of aircraft from a variety of manufacturers. Whether you're looking for a classic light-sport tail-dragger or a serious twin, we have a plane for you. And for those who wish the freedom to go anywhere without even needing a runway, we have a helicopter, which can land almost anywhere!