FlightSafety Academy is located in beautiful Vero Beach, Florida. Florida is a prime location to train – we have approximately 320 days per year suitable for flight training and 25% of all the FAA licenses issued in the US are through the Orlando, Florida FSDO. In addition, with more than 137 airports in Florida there are a wide range of Operational Scenarios.

FlightSafety Academy serves as the only ab initio training center under FlightSafety International's extensive umbrella. Established in 1966, FlightSafety Academy specifically addressed the need for a structured ab initio training environment and has continued to do so over the past 50 years. The Academy has enrolled more than 23,000 cadets that are now flying for more than 62 airlines and 100 corporate flight departments globally.

FlightSafety Academy is now accepting applications. Positions at the Academy offer stable and rewarding opportunities to join the largest aviation training company in the world. Each position offers a variety of benefits, whether you are an experienced aviation professional or just starting your career in the industry.

FlightSafety Academy owns over 70 aircraft and has an extensive 30-acre campus facility. Our unparalleled reputation for providing high-level training and the most immersive aviation experience is known throughout the industry.

Our comprehensive facility includes on-campus amenities:

  • On-campus Housing
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Pilot Shop
  • Virtual Student Library
  • Pilot Vending Café

We offer unparalleled training resources, including:

  • ATC Lab
  • FAA Testing Facility
  • Multi-Media Classrooms
  • Stage Check Briefings
  • Self-Examining Authority
  • Instructor/Student Workshops
  • 145 Repair Shop
  • Dedicated Fuel and Line Staff
  • Student Services Department


As a full-time FlightSafety employee and teammate, you will be offered the most comprehensive benefits available.

Full-time employees receive

  • Vacation and Personal Days
  • Sick Days
  • Short Term Disability

And have the option to choose from:

  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Legal
  • Flexible Spending
  • Supplemental and Long Term Insurance

Available Positions

Our large student base translates to flight instructors of the highest caliber who obtain their hours very quickly. We are always looking for quality instructors who would like to contribute to our professional environment whether that is in the short-term while they build their time, or those who wish to have a long, fulfilling career with the Academy and FlightSafety International as a whole.

In addition to flight instructors, the Academy hires other positions on campus, all in an effort to create a professional aviator. To see what positions are currently available, please click HERE.

  • Flight line Positions
  • Facilities Position
  • Aircraft Maintenance Positions
  • Administrative Personnel

For additional questions
please contact:

Mrs. Autumn Sanders
Teammate Resource Administrator
FlightSafety Academy
2805 Airport Drive
Vero Beach, Florida 32960
Tel: 772.564.7600
Toll Free: 800.800.1411


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Dedicated training aircraft


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