Learning to fly here in North-Central Florida is a great experience. There are so many airports nearby to fly to and test the skies. Believe it or not, but the sky is crowded. Here in Florida we have great weather, especially in the cooler months, for a great flying experience. Take advantage of all the airports nearby to go somewhere new and get some practice. First off, you need to find a local flight instruction school. Here are some options right here in Gainesville: