South Carolina Flight School

Specialized in Tailwheel Training.

We are the premier South Carolina flight school specialized in tailwheel training and vintage airplanes.

Piper Cub, Cessna 120, Luscombe, Citabria, Stearman, Cessna 195, you name it!

Tailwheel airplanes are all we fly all year long!

Tailwheels, radial engines, open cockpits and grass strips…

ACE Basin Aviation offers exactly this!

Come on out and fly with us. You will have fun!

Flight Training

We can provide training in any tailwheel aircraft for any pilot and non-pilot.

Our Instructors

Todd is ACE Basin Aviation Owner, Chief Pilot and CFI.

He is a very experienced, calm and an expert tailwheel pilot!

Our Airplanes

We have a Lusccombe 8E, Cessna 120, Boeing Stearman PT-17 and a Cessna 195 available for you to train.

We can also teach in your airplane too!


Our rates are very competitive and you will get a whole different experience when you fly with us.

Professional Pilot Services

If want to purchase a tailwheel airplane and desire guidance, thorough training and meet your insurance requirement, we can definitely help you with this matter.

We'd love to hear from you!

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Cessna 120

ACE Basin Aviation Experience Aviation The Real Way. Our Cessna 120 N3085N is a 1947 Cessna 120. N3085N aka “The 120” She was totally restored a couple years ago and she is beautiful! ” order_by=”sortorder” Read more…

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Flight Reviews

ACE Basin Aviation Experience Aviation The Real Way. Flight reviews done the right way Every pilot need flight reviews to stay proficient. BFRs are supposed to be fun! We welcome flight reviews from all pilots! Read more…

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Our Planes

ACE Basin Aviation Experience Aviation The Real Way. Vintage airplanes We love vintage airplanes because they have a soul. We offer very unique experiences. The first, a 1942 Boeing PT-17, better know as a Stearman. Read more…


Event Flyovers

Basin Aviation Experience Aviation The Real Way. Event flyovers Let us perform flyovers during your events. Enjoy the show. Birthday parties with candy drops from the plane is one of our favorites, location and FAA Read more…