Getting Started

If you are new to Ultralight and/or Light Sport Aircraft, you are in for a treat! There are many ways to get involved in flying in either of these categories of aircraft and one of the best is to join us at SDUA, come to a meeting, state your interest, and we’d love to talk to you and help you on your journey.

If you’d like to study up ahead of time, here are some resources that you might find helpful:

Website – EAA Ultralight Community

Website – AOPA – Let’s Go Flying

Website – USPPA – Powered Paragliding Association

Video – A Beginners Guide to Ultralight Flying

EAA Article – A Look at Ultralights and LSA

EAA Article – Who Are Those Ultralight Guys

San Diego Area Flight Instruction:

Ultralights- San Diego Ultralights,, 760-650-2470

PPG – Casey Caldwell,, 619-818-6105

Light Sport @ Palomar – Pacific Coast Flyers, Jeff White, 760-845-9713

Light Sport @ Brown – Jerb Johnson, 619-991-5005

Nichol’s Field Operations Information:

Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations

SDUA Application for Membership

SDUA Members Dues and Fees