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Detroit Area Flight School

Welcome to Flight 101

Welcome to Flight 101 where metro Detroiter’s learn to fly. If you’re looking for a flight school in Michigan we hope you’ll choose Flight 101. We are conveniently located at Oakland County Airport close to metro Detroit. We’ve got friendly instructors, 6 well equipped aircraft to choose from, and affordable rates.

Get started with a discovery flight with one of our instructors. You sit in the pilots seat on your first flight but have the comfort of knowing a skilled FAA certified instructor is with you to show you how easy and safe flying can be.

The Oakland County Airport is the perfect place to learn the skills needed to become a pilot. The airport is busy enough to present a challenge to a new pilot  yet most of the aircraft are small single or twin engine plans similer to what you’ll be flying.

For licensed pilots Flight 101 is your best choice for aircraft rental in metro Detroit. Fly one of our 4 Cessna 172,  step up to our 172 RG or the sleek composite Diamond DA 40.  All these 4 seaters are great for a local sightseeing flight with family and friends,  a cross country flight across the united states or to work on maintaining you skills and currency.

Airplane Rental Michigan

Learn more about our fleet of aircraft, check out our rates, meet our instructors, read comments from  students, or better yet take the first step now and visit or contact Flight 101 today.

Fill out the contact form on the right side of the page and we’ll keep you up to date on all the activities and our special offers. Just ask around and you’ll find out quickly that Flight 101 is the best choice for flight training in southeastern Michigan.   Flight 101 is a FAA certified Michigan flight School.