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Pilot training U.S.A.

Looking for a flight school in the United States? We offer pilot training in the U.S.A. approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at our Airline Academy in Sanford, Florida.

Our primary pilot training program in the U.S.A. is the Professional Pilot Program. This course is designed to help you achieve the necessary certificates and ratings to become an Airline Pilot for a commercial airline. We accept applicants with little or no flying experience to join our pilot training programs at our Florida Airline Academy and it takes approximately 15 months for our cadets to obtain their pilot license in the U.S.A, subject to scheduling.

Our pilot training in the U.S.A. is intensive, but fun too! Our central Florida campus is equipped with everything you need to obtain your pilots license including over 100 airplanes. Our campus is also near many tourist attractions and we encourage our cadet pilots to get involved in the many extracurricular activities we have on offer.

Concerned about the cost of obtaining your pilot license in the U.S.A?  L3 Airline Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) meaning eligible students can utilize Federal Financial Aid. There are many other financial aid options such as scholarships, Title IV funding and private loans that can be used towards pilot training in the U.S. 

If you have any questions about any aspects of pilot training in the United States please click to enquire below and a member of our team will get back to you.

Florida flight school

We have a flight school in Florida equipped with modern facilities and professional trainers ready to assist those looking for a career in aviation. With over 100 flight instructors, over 100 airplanes and eight flight simulators, we are ready to launch your pilot career.

FAA approval

All of our pilot training courses are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 CFR Part 141, and general aviation training under 14 CFR Part 61.

Professional Pilot Program

Our Professional Pilot Program teaches in an environment on meeting industry standards. This program prepares students whose goal is to work for an airline. From your first flight as a cadet to potentially working for us as a Flight Instructor, you'll be gaining experience in the type of environment you aim to work in!

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Flight school funding & finance

There are many ways to raise the funding for pilot training. L3 offers a variety of financial aid options in the form of scholarships, Title IV funding, or private loans. There could also be the option to obtain funding via PNC Bank.

U.S.A. (FAA) funding & finance
L3 Pilot Pathways Women Aviators Scholarship

L3 is committed to encouraging more females to consider a career a pilot.

As part of our initiative to diversify the flight deck, we have launched an exciting new scholarship where two women will be awarded $25,000 to help fund their pilot training with a further eight being awarded up to $12,500.

These scholarships will be presented to outstanding female applicants throughout 2019.

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What pilot jobs are available when I graduate?

Whatever your career aspirations, we have a pilot training course for you. Our Professional Pilot Program is designed to prepare you to work for an airline. Students who successfully complete the Airline Pilot Track are guaranteed an interview to become a Certified Flight Instructor. Both the Professional Pilot Program and the Airline Pilot Track are designed to both prepare you to work for an airline and guarantee an interview.

U.S.A. (FAA) career prospects