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Is it Permissible to Enroll In Flight School with B1/B2 Visa Status?

Posted on Aug 24, 2017

We receive calls several times a week from prospective students who are in the USA, or will be traveling to the USA on the B1/B2 visitor visa.  It is not permissible to participate in any flight training with the visitor visa -including part time flight training. The regulations, 8 CFR 214.2(b)(7), specifically prohibit a course of study in the United States (including flight training courses) while in B1 or B2 status. Before enrolling in a flight training course, individuals holding the B1 or B2 visa status must first acquire the M-1 visa status.  According the USCIS there are no exceptions to this rule. Don’t get lured into illegally participating in flight...

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USA Faces Massive Airline Pilot Shortage

Posted on Aug 14, 2017

USA Faces Massive Airline Pilot Shortage

There is a global shortage of pilots, and the US alone will face a staggering shortage of airline pilots over the next 20 years, according to CNN Money. Over the next two decades, 87 new pilots will need to be trained and ready to fly a commercial airliner every day in order to meet our insatiable demand to travel by air. That’s one every 15 minutes. There has never been a better time to become a commercial pilot!  Starting pay is rising, and many airlines are offering signing and retention bonuses from $5000 – $31,000. Florida Aviation Academy’s zero hours to Commercial Pilot License course in just 16 weeks helps you get in the right seat faster! ...

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Loans for Flight Training

Posted on Jun 15, 2017

Loans for Flight Training

Florida Aviation Academy has partnered with the nation’s premier lenders and lending partners to allow you to compare the best interest rates and terms in just seconds! You just complete one short loan application, and within seconds will have many options from which to choose. This is a FREE service.  There are no application fees, and this application will not impact your credit score. What makes Florida Aviation Academy’s short-form loan application different from applying to a lender directly? Florida Aviation Academy’s short-form loan application is technically integrated into dozens of lending platforms, saving you time. Each lender and lending...

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Take Off With An Exciting Career

Posted on Mar 28, 2017

Take Off With An Exciting Career

According to Boeing Research, there is extraordinary demand for people to fly and maintain airplanes over the next 20 years. To meet this tremendous growth in the aviation industry, the 2016 Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook forecasts that between now and the year 2035, the industry will need to supply more than two million new aviation personnel—617,000 commercial airline pilots, 679,000 maintenance technicians, and 814,000 cabin crew. This makes aviation one of the best career paths for the foreseeable future.  At Florida Aviation Academy, we specialize in training professional pilots.  Our accelerated flight training is the best in the industry.  Find out more...

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Flight Training Session

Posted on Jan 27, 2017

Here is an example of a flight training session at Florida Aviation Academy.

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Top Reasons to Choose Florida Aviation Academy

Posted on Aug 22, 2016

Is it your dream to learn to pilot an airplane? Do you want to pursue a career in aviation? Whatever your inspiration, premier Florida Aviation Academy flight school offers a range of aviation training courses along with the services of professional experienced instructors to help make your dreams a reality. Beginner Aviation Training Courses In order to obtain pilot certification in the US, flight training students have to successfully complete FAA approved flight training courses offered by approved flight schools such as Florida Aviation Academy. They also must pass the written knowledge exam, oral exams and successfully complete a practical test flight observed by...

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