Merlin Flight School - a professional school based in the San Francisco, CA area for over 25 years, specializing in customized foot-launched flight instruction.

Our students are consistently among the best trained and safest pilots around.


Since the dawn of time

man has looked up in awe to watch the birds

soaring and dancing on the wind...

wishing he could emulate them...


About Wally Anderson

The Magic of Flight

Learn to Fly Lessons


We are very proud of our former students!

Read their stories and testimonials of their experiences with Merlin Flight School.

Merlin Flight School represents some of the finest equipment available. Visit our Products page.

Be sure to check out our Pilot Resources section which includes a guide to flying sites, weather info, and clubs and organizations.

Please visit The Magic of Flight to learn more about our sports of paragliding and hang gliding.

Our Gallery page of photographs will surely inspire you to get started!