One of the first steps to obtaining your pilot’s license is ground school. Subject matter includes the basics of aircraft functioning, aerodynamics, aircraft systems, FAA regulations, flight instruments, aircraft performance, weather theory and forecasts, charts and navigation, and more. Ground school prepares you to take the FAA Private Pilot written exam.
Classic Air’s FAA certified private pilot training is comprehensive and lays the groundwork for advancement to multi-engine flying, commercial piloting, and more. This certification will enable you the freedom to travel the country for your personal or personal business needs. This is also the first step in making aviation your new career.
CAA offers certification and rating programs to further your pilot resume including commercial certification, instrument and multi-engine ratings. Once you have obtained a Commercial Pilot license, you have a wide range of career options and paths. An instrument rating is crucial if you want to be able to fly in adverse weather conditions and is also a popular requirement of commercial carriers.
Whether you are a seasoned pilot looking to share your flying wisdom or a pilot who would like to gain more hours and experience teaching others, Classic Air Aviation can prepare you to earn your Flight Instructor certifications. As a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), you not only benefit yourself and the individual students you teach—you also contribute to making the skies safer for everyone.
Endorsements aid pilots in maintaining and developing their flying skills by expanding their experience level. Many pilots choose to broaden their pilot resume by earning endorsements in complex, high-performance, and tailwheel aircraft. Proficiency, vast experience and versatility are keys to advancement in the aviation industry.
On a tight schedule or traveling from out of state? We feature accelerated training programs to fit your schedule and completion goals. In fact, you can build your own schedule, flying as much as 6-7 days a week. Your training will be just as thorough with courses including Private Pilot, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, CFII, MEI and Tailwheel.
If you are looking to advance your flying experience and portfolio in a faster aircraft the Cirrus SR 22 is a High-Performance, technically advanced aircraft with a 315 HP engine and sophisticated avionics. A High Performance endorsement is required for this aircraft and is included as part of the course. This course is useful for anyone wishing to transition from a steam gauge cockpit into glass and is especially popular rental for weekend trips.
Are you looking to join the United States Armed Forces as a pilot? The experienced military pilot flight instructors at Classic Air Aviation can prepare you for your military Initial Flight Screening and Undergraduate Pilot Training. We strongly recommend that you earn your Private Pilot license first. Some units make it a prerequisite, but regardless having your license increases your chances of acceptance alongside other less experienced applicants.
We welcome and can accommodate international students with an appropriate visa. We will consult you though the Transportation Security Administration’s Alien Flight Student Program (AFSP) application and will provide assistance in getting you through the process as quickly as possible. As soon as we receive the authorization, you can start your training. We working towards becoming a partner to issue I-20 visas for student applicants in order to assist more pilots.
If you are looking for more than a private pilots license, this program will take you from zero time to certified flight instructor. After graduating the program you will be required to build flight time to achieve 1500 total hours to apply to a regional airline carrier. Graduates will have the opportunity to interview for open instructor positions. There are many options from cargo, corporate, or airline career jobs after acquiring the required flight time, ratings, and certifications.