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Since its founding in 1946 by Louis Mancuso, a flying instructor for the British Royal Air Force, Mid Island Air Service has graduated more than 5,000 pilots from its flight school. Its flock of FAA-certified flight instructors imparts the aeronautic knowledge and pixie dust required to achieve a number of certifications, from private to commercial-instrument to sport pilot. Based out of both Brookhaven and Long Island MacArthur Airports, Mid Island boasts a combined hangar space of nearly 200,000 square feet, enough to provide FBO services to small-aircraft owners alongside its own stable of training and rental aircraft.

139 Dawn Dr
Shirley,
NY
US

The certified flight instructors at Sport Flying USA whisk students and passengers aloft from Brookhaven Airport for flights ranging from discovery lessons for beginners to training for student pilots. Each aircraft in the fleet—including a BRM Aero NG5 Bristell and a Remos GX Aviator II—are equipped with modern avionics including color GPS to ease navigation and learning.

1300 William Floyd Pkwy.
Shirley,
NY
US

At Skydive South Shore, Inc., the best part of skydiving could be the adrenaline rush—or it could be the panoramic views of the Atlantic, Westhampton Beach, and the Long Island Sound. Based out of Brookhaven-Calabro Airport in Shirley, the New York City–proximate skydiving center is ideally situated to showcase these views on its tandem dives. After jumping, instructor-and-diver duos segue smoothly from free fall to a peaceful parachute flight guided by dual controls.

135 Dawn Drive
Shirley,
NY
US