Galvin Flying – Flight Training, Aircraft Rental and Aircraft Maintenance

Galvin Flying was founded in 1930 on Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, by Jim Galvin – just three years after Charles Lindberg completed the first solo transatlantic flight. Through those humble beginnings more than 89 years ago, we honor Jim Galvin’s core values of providing the highest level of service and personal attention to our customers. At Galvin, we strive to provide the best in Flight Training and Aircraft Maintenance.

Renowned Flight Training

Galvin Flying maintains a FAA-approved Part 141 flight training curriculum. Galvin Flying has been teaching the world to fly since 1930 with one of the most experienced operations in the business. Learn to fly with confidence on historic Boeing Field in Seattle, WA – one of the nation’s busiest primary non-hub airports. As a leader in flight instruction, we offer:

  • A staff of professional instructors with an extensive range and depth of flying experience
  • The latest advanced flight training devices
  • Computer-equipped classrooms
  • Instructor lead, in-person ground school courses
  • A comprehensive, meticulously maintained fleet of training and rental aircraft

We can help you earn a pilot certificate, add an instrument or multi-engine rating, complete an endorsement for high-performance and complex aircraft, transition to technically advanced “glass cockpit” airplanes, and maintain your proficiency. Our breadth of experience and capability will undoubtedly exceed your expectations.

Expert Aircraft Maintenance

Galvin Flying Aircraft Maintenance is a licensed FAA Repair Station. As the largest maintenance facility in Seattle, we remain committed to providing expert maintenance for piston and light-turbine aircraft. Our central location in the Puget Sound region is convenient for flying your aircraft in, or our mobile maintenance vehicle to come to you. Our team of experienced technicians can offer:

  • Routine inspections, servicing, and overhauls
  • Pre-purchase inspections and evaluations
  • Mobile AOG repairs
  • Dynamic prop balancing
  • Warranty work
  • and more