Our Philosophy

We at Blue Skies Flying Services believe that flying is FUN and we try to teach that way, too. When it stops being fun, we will stop flying. The excitement you feel on the first flight should continue through all your flying. We work to keep that up. At the same time, we approach each flight lesson in a professional manner because the Private Pilot certificate can be the first step toward a career in aviation.

Announcements

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Blue Skies Flying Services have repeated last year’s AOPA award as Best in the Midwest!

CFII and Chief Flight Instructor Mike Biewenga was not only awarded as BEST in the MIDWEST, but in the NATION!

CFII Jim Fellers and CFII Joseph J, Zubay were also recognized as distinguished flight instructors!

We are beyond excited, proud, and THANKFUL to our extended Blue Skies family—students, pilots, staff, and their family and friends!

Congratulations on our Members’ Accomplishments!

Slide New Private Pilot:
Ed Kopidlansky
June 19, 2021
Congratulations to Ed Kopidlansky on passing his Private Pilot checkride! A big thanks to your CFII Randy Awker, and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New Instrument Rating:
Evan Blackman
June 11, 2021
A huge congratulations to Evan Blackman on earning his Instrument rating in Archer N2817D! A big thank you as well to his CFIIs Mike Biewenga and Brandon Kuhn, and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New Solo:
Alec Jacobs
June 11, 2021
A huge congratulations to Alec Jacobs on completing his first solo flight in Cessna N456ER A big thank you as well to his CFI, Adam Reuss!
Slide New Instrument Rating:
Dario
June 4, 2021
A huge congratulations to Dario on earning his Instrument rating in Warrior N621HS! A big thank you as well to his CFII Mike Biewenga, and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New Solo:
Cody Wortley
June 3, 2021
A huge congratulations to Cody Wortley on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N627F! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Kurt Salmich!
Slide New Solo:
Thomas Parikka
May 30, 2021
A huge congratulations to Thomas Parikka on completing his first solo flight in Cessna N432ER! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Adam Reuss!
Slide New Solo:
Jack Gilhooly
May 29, 2021
A huge congratulations to Jack Gilhooly on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N43020! A big thank you as well to his CFII, Andrew Lichtenstein!
Slide New Instrument Rating:
Kelly Koeller
May 29, 2021
A huge congratulations to Kelly Koeller on earning his Instrument rating in Warrior N32403! A big thank you as well to his CFIIs Dave Hooper and Brandon Kuhn, and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New CFI Rating:
Michael Tader
May 21, 2021
Congratulations to Michael Tader on passing his CFI checkride in Cessna N432ER! A big thanks as well to your CFII Mike Biewenga and DPE Gerry Ventrella!
Slide New Instrument Rating:
Jon Kujanski
May 17, 2021
A huge congratulations to Jon Kujanski on earning his Instrument rating in Warrior N32403! A big thank you as well to his CFII, Gregg Orsinger and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New Solo:
Markus Pomili
May 16, 2021
A huge congratulations to Markus Pomili on completing his first solo flight in Cessna N432ER! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Adam Reuss!
Slide New Solo:
Fabio Higa
May 8, 2021
A huge congratulations to Fabio Higa on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N32403! A big thank you as well to his CFII, Ernie Boys!
Slide New Instrument Rating:
Marty Saso
May 5, 2021
A huge congratulations to Marty Saso on earning his Instrument rating! A big thank you as well to his CFII, Mike Biewenga and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New Solo:
Brendon DiVincenzo
April 18th, 2021
A huge congratulations to Brendon DiVincenzo on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N4627F! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Phil Stegge!
Slide New Solo:
Bill Boscarino
April 17th, 2021
A huge congratulations to Bill Boscarino on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N32403! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Ernie Boys!
Slide New Private Pilot:
Sarah Baier
April 4, 2021
Congratulations to Sarah Baier on passing her Private Pilot checkride in Warrior N621HS! A big thanks to your CFI, Adam Reuss and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New Solo:
Eric Shipman
March 19, 2021
A huge congratulations to Eric Shipman on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N621HS! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Kurt Salmich!
Slide New Instrument Rating:
Max Sexton
March 14, 2021
Congratulations to Max Sexton on passing his Instrument checkride in Warrior N2817D! A big thanks to your CFII Brandon Kuhn and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New Solo:
Rich Frank
March 13, 2021
A huge congratulations to Rich Frank on completing his first solo flight in Cessna N432ER! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Adam Reuss!
Slide New Solo:
Brendan Stoll
March 13, 2021
A huge congratulations to Brendan Stoll on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N621HS! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Tom Blackman!
Slide New Solo:
Karuran Yildirim
March 13, 2021
A huge congratulations to Karuran Yildirim on completing his first solo flight in Cessna N432ER! A big thank you as well to his CFI, Adam Reuss!
Slide New CFI Rating:
Paul Bryla
March 9, 2021
Congratulations to Paul Bryla on passing his CFI checkride ! A big thanks to your CFII Mike Biewenga and DPE Gerry Ventrella!
Slide New Private Pilot:
Kevin Budinger
March 5, 2021
Congratulations to Kevin Budinger on passing his Private Pilot checkride in Warrior N2817D! A big thanks to your CFI, Kurt Salmich and DPE Gail Lapook!
Slide New CFI Rating:
Natalie Janelli
March 3, 2021
Congratulations to Natalie Janelli on passing her CFI checkride in Warrior N4627F! A big thanks to your CFII Jim Fellers and DPE Ed Finnegan!
Slide New Solo:
Jonathan Lee
February 25, 2021
A huge congratulations to Jonathan Lee on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N4627F. A big thank you as well to his CFI Kurt Salmich !
Slide New Solo:
Geoffrey Foreman
February 23, 2021
A huge congratulations to Geoffrey Foreman on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N621HS. A big thank you as well to his CFI Adam Reuss !
Slide New Solo:
Dan Polkowski
February 20, 2021
A huge congratulations to Dan Polkowski on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N2817D. A big thank you as well to his CFI Tom Blackman !
Slide New Solo:
Carson Pelletier
February 20, 2021
A huge congratulations to Carson Pelletier on completing his first solo flight in Warrior N32403. A big thank you as well to his CFII Ernie Boys !
Slide New Private Pilot:
Patrick Altenhoff
February 3, 2021
Congratulations to Patrick Altenhoff on passing his Private Pilot checkride in Warrior N32403 ! A big thanks to your CFII Jamie Hagel, and DPE Dave Monroe!
Slide New Solo:
Lynn Thompson
January 28, 2021
A huge congratulations to Lynn Thompson on completing her first solo flight in Warrior N4627F. A big thank you as well to her CFII Brandon Kuhn !
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FLIGHT

SCHOOL

Blue Skies is an award winning flight school with some of the best instructors in the industry. We pride ourselves on making our students feel like part of the Blue Skies family during flight training and beyond. While training at Blue Skies, you will have access to a well maintained fleet of aircraft that are perfect for student pilots. Blue Skies also has an FAA approved simulator that can be used during Instrument training.

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AIRCRAFT

RENTAL

Our superbly maintained fleet of aircraft ranges in complexity from single-engine 2-seat trainers to 4-seat, all-weather engine airplanes. Our aircraft are equipped with modern avionics—most planes have GPS, autopilot, and 4-place intercoms.

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AIRCRAFT

MAINTENANCE

Blue Skies has been in the aircraft maintenance business for over 20 years. We service both single and multi-engine airplanes. We can help with your annual inspection as well as major engine and airframe repairs, including completion of STC and FAA 337 forms. We also offer aircraft detailing and tire services. Blue Skies is ready to help you with all of your aircraft maintenance needs.