About Horton Aviation

Scott Horton is the owner/operator of Horton Aviation.

We believe that quality flight training is the result of an experienced, professional flight instructor dedicated to the task of providing an organized and personalized training program to a motivated client. That belief has shaped the way we operate; focusing on accelerated, advanced training dedicated to client success. We measure success by our ability to produce safe, proficient, knowledgable pilots in an efficient manner. 

Our aircraft are a joy to fly. Chosen for their unmatched safety record, our advanced Diamond aircraft provide a platform which will produce a pilot with a strong background transferable to any of today’s modern aircraft. 

Horton Aviation is based at ACI Jet at John Wayne Airport (KSNA). The modern, spacious FBO provides an excellent location for pre and post-flight briefs and ground school.

Scott is an Airline Transport Pilot, multi-engine, with a type rating in the CRJ (CL-65). He is a CFI, CFII, and MEI. His experience includes Part 121 airline flying with a regional carrier. He also has more than 10 years of experience as an aviation attorney & CPA specializing in aircraft taxation and transactions.

Instruction Rate = $75/hour