Blue Ridge Sport Flight  LLC

Flight Training and Aircraft Rental

Johnson Field - Located next to 0A7 Hendersonville Airport

419 Bradshaw Avenue, Hendersonville, North Carolina

Phone and Text - (828) 460-3646 or email:

Click Here For A Google Map

Click the photo of Johnson Field to see the current weather cam and conditions at the airport

Johnson Field

Located at the Western North Carolina Air Museum Airport also known as Johnson Field, right next door to the Hendersonville Airport.

 Local students pay by the hour as you train, and can fly as your schedule/budget permit, or take advantage of one of the following courses: 

Each course below can be clicked for more information.

5 Hour Tailwheel endorsement and flight review - $675 (No Insurance Required)

Accelerated Sport Pilot Course - 25 Hours - 9 Days - $4150 complete

or pay as you go - $140 per hour dual, $95 solo.

Accelerated Private Pilot Course - 43 Hours - 14 Days - $7350 complete

or pay as you go - $155 per hour dual, $110 solo.

Accelerated Instrument Pilot Course - 50 Hours - 9 Days - $8450 complete

or pay as you go - $155 per hour

Combined Private and Instrument Course - 100 hours - 3 to 4 weeks - $17250

All courses include flight time, instruction, and testing fees.

PLEASE NOTE:  These courses are very instensive.  Weather changes quickly, and frequently doesn't obey the forecast.  It is expected that you will be ready to fly with very short notice during normal business hours, from 7am to 8pm.  There may be time for some other vacation type activities, however, I recommend that you leave the family behind, or at least ask them to understand that you will not be around 90% of the time during the course.  I highly recommend staying close to the airport, which is easily done thanks to Anthony's Pilot Room, and the huge number of hotels, B&B's, cabins, and camp grounds within 10 miles of the airport.

Lodging for the above courses is not included, however, a local pilot has a very nice private entrance room with 2 twin beds, a bathroom, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, and a coffe maker, TV, and Wi-Fi.  The room is just a few minutes from the airport and in a quiet neighborhood.  His price is VERY reasonable at $39 per night.

Click Here To See The Room

FAA Gold Seal Master Flight Instructor Greg Collins, ATP, CSES, CFI, CFII, MEI, A&P IA - $45 per hour

Over 10,000 hours of instruction given, with a 97% first time pass rate. Dozens and dozens of local references available. When you select an instructor, ask the instructor how many successful checkrides he or she has signed off in the last 6 months.  Is your instructor full time and available 7 days a week to meet your schedule? Speak to the instructor's former students and verify how many hours they finished with, and how they feel about the training they received. The FAA minimums are quite possible with a highly experienced instructor and proper training.

I am happy to work with aircraft owner's at any area airport - Asheville, Hendersonville, Rutherfordton, Brevard, Transylvania, Greenville, Spartanburg,  Jackson and Pickens County Airport.








Click here for more about Greg

Aircraft Rental by the hour:

Aeronca 7AC with Garmin 396 GPS, Radio, Intercom, and Bose Noise Cancelling Headsets - $95 per hour.

Cessna 172 with Garmin GNS430W GPS, Garmin 796 With Synthetic Vision, Electronic Geo Referenced Charts, XM Weather, Vortex Generators, Power Flow Exhaust. Just - $110 per hour

Instructor $45 Per Hour 



Champ N84931


Instruction, my airplanes or yours - $45 per hour.


450hp PT-17 Stearman Sightseeing Rides starting at $100


1/2 hour Discovery Flight Lesson - $99. You take the controls as we fly from Hendersonville, across World's Edge, to Lake Lure and past Chimney Rock, before returning to Hendersonville to land at the WNC Air Museum Airport.


YouTube Video of the Cessna           YouTube Video of the Aeronca

Watch a Discovery Flight in the Champ

Click Here To Visit Us On Facebook To Keep Up With News

Video To Help Find The Hangar From Jackson Park

Video To Help Find The Hangar From Spartanburg Highway


GNS430W From this    Avidyne  to this  Dash

we've got it. 

The best deal in flight training, with Hendersonville's most experienced instructor.  Greg has provided more than 8000 hours of instruction at the Hendersonville Johnson Field Airport.

Email for more details.   

Learn to fly with a dedicated, full time, professional instructor.

NAFI Master Instructors go through a rigorous peer review every 2 years to ensure that the instructor is meeting the very highest standards in the industry.

Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

Blue Ridge Sport Flight requires that all SOLO Champ renters carry "Non-owned Aircraft Insurance" at all times.  Renter's insurance is NOT required when you are receiving instruction in the Champ.  This insurance is very affordable, generally a little more than $1 per day, and readily available through Avemco, AOPA, and EAA.  I can help arrange the insurance.

GIFT CERTIFICATES are available.  Flying makes a great gift!  Please be aware that gift certificates are non refundable. 

Cancellation Policy -  All accelerated course require a $1000 non-refundable deposit to lock out dates.  Please understand that I book out my schedule to accomodate the training, which means I turn other customers away during that time.  Accelerated time is purchased in blocks, refunds are only provided if there is mechanical or weather issues that prevent flying.  If this policy is not agreeable. training time can be purchased on an hourly basis.  In some cases, a refund may be available if sufficient notice is provided so that I can rebook the time.

Greg StearmanGreg Collins

Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial Sea Plane

NAFI Gold Seal Master Flight Instructor - Single Engine Land and Sea, Multiengine, Instrument Airplane

Advanced Ground Instructor

A&P Mechanic with Inspection Authorization


Phone: (828) 460-3646 cell


            Just Flight Schools    ASO 

FAA Flight Schools

Hangar address is 419 Bradshaw Ave, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Click Here For Some Useful Aviation Links

Hendersonville Weather Forecast, NC (28792)