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Plan Your Private Pilot Course

Launching your career as a professional pilot begins with FlightSafety Academy’s foundation of success. Training takes place in a supportive, safety-focused environment, where you will receive high-level instruction whether you have no previous flight experience or during any stage of your training. Following your orientation, your private pilot training starts with an all-inclusive ground school taught by a certified ground school instructor. Then it’s time to take to the Florida skies with your flight instructor in one of our single-engine airplanes.

Key Features and Benefits

  • The first step on a professional pilot career path
  • Dedicated fleet of Piper aircraft for cadets
  • FAA-award winning maintenance facility
  • All-inclusive tuition covers books and supplies
  • Dedicated student lounge and recreation room
  • Certified by the FAA, EASA and authorities worldwide
  • ATC lab provides introduction to air traffic communication
  • Customized training timeline based on experience
  • On-campus housing available

Get Started

Take the next steps to begin an aviation career. Here’s what you need to know before beginning.

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Professional Career Pilot Program FAQ

Mapping Out A Career Path

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Taking Steps to be an Airline Pilot

Becoming an airline pilot can be a rewarding career path to take. While FlightSafety Academy starts you on the lucrative journey, what can you expect about the process? Link to: Taking Steps to be an Airline Pilot

Corporate Pilots Get to Know Passengers

Corporate Pilots Get to Know Passengers

Many people only think of being an airline pilot. But FlightSafety Academy prepares you for numerous other pilot careers, including serving as a corporate or private aviation pilot. Link to: Corporate Pilots Get to Know Passengers

Pilot Instructors Give Back to Aviation

Pilot Instructors Give Back to Aviation

Whether it's as a certified flight instructor (CFI) or as an experienced pilot instructor at FlightSafety International, being a trainer is a rewarding career path onto its own. Link to: Pilot Instructors Give Back to Aviation