Training Fleet


Hummingbird Aviation is committed to flight training by providing top quality equipment. In order to continue providing top-quality equipment, we offer the technically advanced C172 aircraft (G1000 Glass Cockpit) as our primary private trainer, and the Piper PA44 as our primary multi-engine trainer.

  • Private Pilot Certificate
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilot Multi-Engine Certificate
  • Spin/Upset Recovery Training
  • Aviation English Language Course - For those who qualify

Our Campus

Hummingbird Aviation’s campus is located at the Modesto-City-County Airport and is situated in the heart of beautiful Central California. Our location provides ideal weather for year-round flying, as well as the opportunity for students to explore many of the nearby world-famous tourist attractions.

The “Class D” Modesto Airport has an FAA control tower on airport property and two (2) runways with the main runway being 5904 x 150 ft. Other facilities include Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), GPS Approaches, High Intensity Runway Lighting, a modern terminal with complete ground handling equipment, an AWOS weather reporting system and many other enhancements


Academics Building


The Academics building consist of the main classroom, flight planning area, lounge and administration offices.

Simulation and Fleet Maintenance Building

The Simulation and Fleet Maintenance Building houses office spaces, Flight Training Device, and floor space for preventative and ongoing maintenance for all Academy aircraft.


CATS Testing Center


All FAA Knowledge tests are conducted in this building.