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Professional Pilot Program

If Interested Fast Track: 4-6 months

Stage 1

Private Pilot License

This course includes a minimum of 40 hours of flight time. The written exam and checkride will follow. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded the FAA Private Pilot Certificate.

This stage takes 6 weeks.

Stage 2

Instrument Rating

Immediately after the completion of the Private Pilot Program, the student proceeds to the Instrument Rating Program which allows the student to gain the skills and experience necessary to perform instrument operations in conditions of reduced visibility. This rating is absolutely necessary for all pilots who dream of a career as a pilot. Most, if not all, commercial flights are operated under IFR (Instrument Flying Rules). The program includes a minimum of 40 hours of flight instruction. The flight instruction will be done in both our RedBird Flight Simulator and actual airplane.

The written exam and checkride will follow. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded the FAA Instrument Rating attached to the Private Pilot Certificate.

This stage takes 6 weeks.

Stage 3

Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Land

While training for the Instrument Course, a student may begin training for their Commercial Pilot Certificate which will save time and money. Our  Curriculum includes 25 flight hours of total flight time and advanced ground school. Training under this program is carried out on various aircraft to improve flight skills and in accordance with FAA requirements. The student must also fly at least 10 hours in a complex or advanced avionics aircraft.

There will be continuing education that must be completed in order to work towards the goal of becoming an airline pilot.

This stage takes 8 weeks.

This now concludes the vocational stage of the pilot training process, as this is only the beginning of your flying career. There will be continuing education that must be completed in order to work towards the goal of becoming an airline pilot.