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Modern and well maintained aircraft with great safety records.

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Economical, fuel efficient aircraft make earning your pilot certificate more affordable than ever.

Welcome to GT Aviation

We are located at Potomac Airfield in Friendly, MD and Maryland Airport in Bryans Road, MD each just a short drive from downtown Washington, DC.  Whether you are contemplating learning to fly, or are an existing pilot looking for a new rating, BFR, or IPC, we are the flight training school for you.  Give us a call or better yet stop by the airport and take a look around.  Your new adventure is waiting!

 

You've always wanted to learn to fly, now do it!

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Aviation News

  • NTSB: GA Safety Best In 50 Years

    The accident rate in general aviation dropped below 1 fatal accident per 100,000 flight hours in 2016, for the first time in 50 years, the NTSB reported on Tuesday. Overall, aviation deaths

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  • Homebuilt Safety Record Improves

    For the 2017 fiscal year, there were 27 fatal accidents involving experimental category aircraft, down 18% from the prior year and down 47% over the last four years, says EAA, which is

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  • Marines Run Errands In Attack Helicopters

    Days after a Navy E/A-18 crew decided to use government aircraft to draw a contrail phallus in the sky, two Marine Corps crews flew a Bell AH-1W Super Cobra and Bell UH-1Y Venom across town to

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  • NTSB Issues Preliminary Report On Halladay Crash

    The last data point captured by the flight data recorder on Roy Halladay’s Icon A5 before his fatal crash shows the light sport at 200 feet above the water with a speed of 87 knots, says the

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  • Training Aircraft Collide, Four Dead

    Three Britons and a man from Vietnam were killed in the midair collision of a small helicopter and a Cessna 152 on Friday.

  • Caravan Hits Car On Takeoff

    A Tropic Air Cessna Caravan carrying the acting Prime Minister of Belize, Patrick Faber, Agriculture Minister Godwin Hulse and five other passengers clipped a car on takeoff from Placencia

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Potomac Airfield
10300 Glen Way
Ft. Washington, MD 20744
301.248.1711
Fax: 888.966.0287

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Maryland Airport
3900 Livingston Road
Indian Head, MD 20640
301.375.7133
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GT-Aviation in the News!

Financing for your flight training is now available!

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GT Aviation is now a Part 141 flight school!

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Cirrus SR-22 SE Turbo Now Available

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Aircraft Owners and Pilot's Association (AOPA) features GT Aviation!

Check out the full article here!

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