From L3Harris to PSA

PSA Airlines


L3Harris Airline Academy and PSA Airlines have come together to provide L3Harris cadets with access to resources and guidance to make a seamless transition from flight school to an Airline career!

Enrolling in our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track will provide you with the opportunity to apply to become a PSA Cadet. PSA has a guaranteed flow to American Airlines!

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Why join PSA?
800+ Daily Flights
800+ Daily Flights

Guaranteed Flow to American
Guaranteed Flow to American

Nearly 100 Destinations
Nearly 100 Destinations

Fleet of 135+ Aircraft
Fleet of 135+ Aircraft

PSA Cadet Program

Your career as a mainline pilot for the largest airline in the world, American Airlines, can start here. PSA cadets can expect the following:

  • Industry-leading first-year pay
  • Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement
  • Additional $7,500 in flight training assistance
  • Mentorship from airline industry experts and career-boosting opportunities
  • Receive an additional $13,000 bonus
    • $5,000 at end of training
    • $8,000 at end of first year
  • Minimal reserve time and a quick upgrade to captain
  • Guaranteed flow through to American Airlines in 6-7 years
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From PSA to American Airlines

Take advantage of PSA's First year pay of up to $72,000 plus $13,000 cadet bonus and their guaranteed flow to American Airlines!

Find out how you can go from no flight experience to flying at American Airlines via PSA:

Step 1 - Enroll at L3Harris

The first step in your journey to becoming an Airline Pilot is to enroll in  our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track. Both of these programs include accredited curriculum and airline oriented training that can take you from no experience to becoming a Certified Flight Instructor in as little as 15 months!

Step 2 - Become a PSA Cadet

The next step is to apply to the PSA Cadet Program. You become eligble after earning your Private Pilot Certificate. If accepted, you will be on your way to becoming a 'Senior Cadet' and earning Flight Training Assistance of $7,500!

Step 3 - Build Your Experience

Those that complete our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track are guaranteed an interview to Flight Instruct at L3Harris in Florida. Our Instructors fly an average of 100 hours per month and 96% of our cadets who stay at L3Harris to instruct are placed at an airline! At this point, you will also become a PSA 'Cadet Instructor' and will earn $5,000 in Tuition Reimbursement!

Step 4 - Become an Airline Pilot

After reaching the FAA mandated 1500 hours of flight time, you will be eligible to earn your Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. As a PSA First Officer, you’ll receive first-year pay up to $72,000, bonus of $13,000, access to generous referral bonuses, and a commuter allowance.

Step 5 - Fly at American Airlines

Upgrade to captain in less than two years and guaranteed flow through to American within 6-7 years! “Joining the PSA team will give you the training and experience you’ll need to join American,” Robert Isom, President, American Airlines

The Major Airlines await!