Aviation Academy of America Flight Training
BECOME A PILOT
Train with us! First, get the right training.
To Become a successful career pilot equip yourself with airline based training from the start!
Our Training, the Ab initio training method, is what hiring managers at regional, and national carriers want.
Ab Initio training
Structured curriculum delivered by am 141 Flight School. (gets you finished faster, generally)
Airline crew leadership training.
Individual instruction and mentoring.
Proven integrity and reliability.
Aviation degree or some college.
High flight hours: 250 & a CFI for an airline interview, 1,500 to be hired.
The right Licenses and Certificates for sUAS and all commercial pilot careers.
With VT AAA you're under the guidance of instructors who have experience in many types of planes and industries. They can help guide you and inform you of career options.
Our professional career programs
UAS/Drone career pilot program has you ready for a career in six months, and our Professional Pilot Career program includes the guaranteed job with us in about 15 to 18 months.
AAA offers the training listed above, financing and scholarships.
We offer students personal career connections with our hiring alliances to put you on the path to the pilot career of your dreams.
For more information on career options and financing complete the form to the right.
Work with us!
Second, work at logging flight hours.
Obtain your flight hours by getting your guarantee job with us!
Our Regional airline and sUAS bridge partners want to interview and hire our students. You have options to gain the required hours to fly for airlines, but for airline bound students your CFI option is the best because it continues your training and hours. Plus best of all - you get paid for flight time. Nothing beats that!
For sUAS pilot career-bound students, you can get to your goal quicker by training with us. Six months to a Private pilot license with instrument rating which is about 100 hours flight time. At the same time, you gain 20 hours of sUAS training for your FAA test certification.
Our students are guaranteed a job with AAA after 12 to 15 months of training as a Certified Flight Instructor.
Dream with us!
Third, understand your career options and pick one that best suits you.
You should choose a school that trains based on your goal. Becoming a pilot is a glamorous, exciting, and highly rewarding job but it takes dedication with long-term goals in mind.
AAA Programs provide four career options:
Passenger Airline Pilot
Cargo Airline Pilot
sUAS Pilot (small unmanned aerial systems operations under 55 lbs.)
Learn more, fill out our contact form to the right and discover the careers you want to know more about, which career fits your goals, and how to finance it!
Financing your Pilot Training
Fourth, build the business case for obtaining a scholarship, loan or asking for help financing for your training!
Knowing that you're not just receiving a piece of paper or just a certificate but instead, a lifelong career makes it easier to prove to others that you are an excellent candidate for financial help. You can't do that alone.
We can help you discover the finance options available to you as an individual.
Work with your CFI mentor for tuition reimbursement from AAA hiring bridge partner alliances.
Submit the form to the right and get started on the career path that is right for you.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FINANCING!
Start your dream!
Submit an application and get on the career path that is right for you.
START DATES / CLASS SCHEDULE
Our next start date is February 6, 2017. Contact us today for more information about your future career in aviation.
Other Class Dates: March 6th, April 3rd, and May 1st.
INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL PILOT TRAINING
Must have U.S. citizen or able to show proof of TSA Flight training approval and visa to train in the U.S.
Aviation Academy of America Professional Pilot Self Sponsored program
The AAA self-sponsored FAA 141 program provides Commercial pilot license either starting from zero or anywhere the need to start to finish their training.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS PROFESSIONAL PILOT TRAINING CAREER PROGRAM
FAA Commercial pilot license with Instrument Rating and Multi-Engine Course
Fixed cost is $54,995 from zero through Commercial with IR and ME
Private Single & Instrument rating
Commercial Multi & Instrument rating
245 Hours Logged Flight Time170 Hours Single-Engine Instruction & Flight Checks
35 Hours Multi-Engine Instruction & Flight Checks
40 Hours Simulator (FTD)
All Classroom & Individual Ground Instruction included
All Pre- and Post-Flight Briefings included
Aircraft Manuals, Training Syllabus & CheckFlights ( not included in the fixed price but are paid directly by the students)
Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) is $4,500 and is paid once the student and instructors have decided the student is ready for this training. (not part of the fixed price and 5.6 hours)
More About Your Training
AAA's International Professional Pilot Program (IPPP) trains you to gain the most qualifications in the best complex multi-engine aircraft, with the best airline-oriented flight training.
Recommended for students who already have an established a relationship with a local flight school in your home country to help you through your conversion training. AAA's International Professional Pilot Program is the most efficient and "shortest time to train" commercial pilot training you can receive anywhere in the world. The total-immersion training maximizes your knowledge and skill retention.
Do you hold a green card and are you interested in working as a flight instructor for AAA?...submit the form to the right for details.
The professional pilot career program is $54,995, plus ground school, and living expenses. (add $2,500 for ground school)
We have accommodation in the $800.00 a month range that can be set up for any amount of time required.
Call us for information on United States Housing accommodations.
AAA offers accommodation & transport for the overseas students.
$400-450 USD/bed/mo (2 people per sleeping room two sleeping rooms per apartment).
Apartments and other living accommodations are available in the area and can be sourced directly by the student after they've lived in AAA supplied housing if they desire.
There will be shuttle services available for the cadets to transport them to and from their houses to the flight academy. Additionally, transportation will also be provided to the Supermarkets for cadets to get their daily necessities and groceries.
$300 USD student per month for transport.
Cadets are advised to have sufficient funding to support themselves during training at the overseas flight academy. Costs range from $1,800.00 a month on up depending transportation, insurance, and other expenses.
Once the student has filled out the Aviation Academy flight training application and submitted it online to Aviation Academy of America, there are two items they need to complete quickly to finish their enrollment and international requirements to train with AAA.
1. Confirmation that the potential student has started their visa application. Student visa website
2. Confirmation that the student has applied online at the TSA site to complete their background check and flight training approval. TSA flight school candidates
Once they've started these two processes, they will need to let us know. We will set up a phone call for the required down payment to ensure enrollment in the upcoming flight training class.