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Who We Are
Outlaw Aviation is owned and operated by Sam Monte and Walt Lasecki — both military veteran officers with a desire to lead and educate students who share a passion for flight.
This brought them together and is at the center of their work; as they create fully skilled pilots with mentorship and dedication for all who come to gain stick and rudder piloting skills.
Outlaw Aviation was founded in 2013 with a clear vision — to help students gain a private pilot license while in high school, as well as flight training required to become proficient pilots for a career in aviation.
Through our unique partnerships with Sisters High School, the Sisters School Foundation, and Sisters Eagle Airport, along with the help of private and corporate donors, we offer high school students the opportunity to get a private pilot certificate at a fraction of the traditional cost.
Using our team of instructors, teachers, equipment and FAA approved course material, we will help create a fully developed and successful pilot ready for success.
Why Fly With Us
Outlaw Aviation is the only program of its kind in the United States! We partnered with Sisters High School, the Sisters School Foundation, Sisters Eagle Airport and numerous private donors to provide students un-paralleled access to general aviation while attending high school.
Outlaw Aviation is based at beautiful Sisters Eagle Airport and our location offers approximately 300 clear flight days a year and unmatched scenic, cockpit views of Mt. Bachelor and the Cascade Mountain range. Combine our amazing location with easy airport access and friendly airport personnel and there is never a bad time to fly with us.
Our primary flight trainer is a tried and true Cessna 172. Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history.
In fact, a Cessna 172 was used in 1958 to set the world record for flight endurance; a record that still stands today. In addition to being known as a reliable and safe plane, the Cessna 172 is typical of the type of fixed wing plane and instrumentation that most private pilots will encounter upon completing their private pilot certification.
Our stable also includes a M20C Mooney (Complex), an experimental helicopter and an AATD FAA certified flight simulator with a fully functional life-sized cockpit and controls.
Services we offer
High School Private Pilot
Empowering Future Pilots: The only program of its kind in the United States! Outlaw Aviation is partnered with Sisters High School, the Sisters School Foundation, Sisters Eagle Air (6K5) and numerous private donors to provide students un-paralleled access to general aviation while attending high school.
Adult Pilot (Priv,Com,Inst)
Learn to Fly with Us! Outlaw offers Part 61 flight instruction using an FAA approved syllabus. Based at beautiful Sisters Eagle Air (6K5), there is never a bad time to fly with us. If weather happens to be a problem, we have a full IFR certified Cessna 172, and a FAA Certified flight simulator for single, complex, high performance, IPCs, and multi-engine operations.
Considering getting your private pilot's license and want to see what all the hype is about? Share the wonder! Soar over beautiful, scenic Sisters Oregon with an unparalleled view of the Cascade Mountain range. Take a 30 minute flight with a Certified Flight Instructor, including ground orientation and a you'll receive a commemorative gift to mark the occasion!
View the majestic Cascade Mountain Range.
Private Pilot Ground School
Student pilots seeking affordable ground instruction. Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm an Instructor will discuss Private Pilot required knowledge.
Flight Reviews, Instrument Proficiency Checks, or just have an Certified Flight Instructor with your flight. We care about your safety!
Flying Start Event w/ Young Eagle Flights
04 May, 2019
We completed a Flying Start event. Learning basics of flight and instruction in a FAA certified Advanced Aviation Training Device.
Welcome our newest Private Pilot to our Outlaw community!
05 Dec, 2018
Trever Schutte, a senior at Sisters High School just passed his private pilot check ride.
Young Eagles flight at Sisters Airport
05 Nov, 2018
Sisters Airport was bustling with 25 high school students, numerous parents, and five community volunteer pilots giving Young Eagles flights free of charge.
Students fly to campout
12 Aug, 2018
Sisters Flight Science students got the chance to fly in to a backcountry overnight campout with instructors Sam Monte, Walt Lasecki and Brian Lansburgh at McKenzie Bridge airstrip.
Rally on the Runway - 2018
24 Jun, 2018
Annual 4th of July fundraiser. 5k run, plane and car show, with drag racing down the runway 8am to 12pm. All proceeds from Sisters Airport and Outlaw Aviation go to the Sisters High School "flight science" program.
Sisters High aviation program draws aspiring pilots
27 Jan, 2018
Jake Lee moved from Pendleton to Sisters just so he could learn to fly. At 8, he said, he flew for the first time, accompanying his father, an aerial photographer for an engineering firm in Hermiston in a small plane.
What people are saying about us
"I pinch myself every day. I can't believe how lucky we are. Our kids are just amazing, they're taking off, literally, like crazy, and just to be able to offer them this opportunity is really unbelievable."
"Ever since, as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a pilot, and when I was in middle school and trying to take lessons, I heard about Sisters’ aviation program,” he said. “I thought, ‘Wow, this is perfect.’"
"My First training flight was amazing. I couldn’t believe I was getting to fly in this area. It was so exciting and the views were spectacular. I couldn’t wait to for my next lesson."