Why choose Above All Aviation? When weighing your options for flight training in Santa Barbara, don’t settle. Above All Aviation is proud to have earned several AOPA Distinguished Flight Training Awards since opening in 2010 and to be the only flight school in Santa Barbara with a full-time maintenance facility. With 11 airplanes, a full-motion flight simulator, and 7 full-time as well as 3 part-time instructors, we have the resources to complete your training on your schedule. As an FAA approved testing center, we also have the ability to conduct your pilot written exams on-site.