EB Flight Training...
Starting from no experience, our program is designed to cost $60,000 to complete. This includes all training prior to building hours for the airlines. (private pilot, instrument, commercial, CFI/CFII)
We welcome international students. All international students must complete a TSA background check and be in the U.S. on a valid visa.
International students will need a valid I-20 or an F-1 student Visa.
The median salary for a US airline pilot was $211,790 in 2022.
Full time students can finish our private pilot training in under 3 months with rigorous study.
Realistically, 2-3 years. 1 year of training, followed by 1 year of flight instructing to build hours required by the airlines.
Due to federal regulations, airline transport pilots must have 1,500 total flight hours. You will finish flight training with about 250 hours, and teach for the remainder. A full time flight instructor can build 1,500 hours in a year.
We partner with several scholarship foundations and accept funding from loan providers.
Yes, however, it is more cost effective to dedicate your schedule to flight training. EB Flight will schedule around work and school schedules.
We don’t have an age requirement to start. Students can solo at 16 years old and get their license at 17 years old.
The flight school is operated by experienced airline pilots. We guide students on the best career path to take.
We advise all applicants to beware of “guaranteed jobs” and pathway programs. These programs typically limit job opportunity and require a contract to join.
The industry is experiencing a severe shortage in the number of pilots. Pilot pay is increasing and bonus incentives are being offered to pilots accepting job offers.
All FAA handbooks are available online for free.
You should expect to purchase the following: Foreflight subscription, an iPad, e6b flight computer, headset, flashlight, foggles.
The items listed above are not billed by the flight school.
Our students typically do not have issue scheduling activities. We make an effort to ensure students can schedule lessons when they are available.
We understand that students work well with certain instructors. We welcome students to stick with their instructor throughout the different courses.
We also advise that working with different instructors is beneficial to learning and encourage working with other instructors if your assigned CFI is not available.
We have a list of preferred examiners that have worked well with our school before. Students are welcome to request an examiner of their choice.
We fly Cessna 172 and 182 model aircraft.
All of our courses are designed with real flight time. Under part 61, there is no cost-saving benefit to use simulators for training. Actual flight time will help students build total time towards airline requirements.
Most airlines have removed the degree requirement for pilots. It is no longer required to get a college degree prior to applying for an airline position.