3131 Flightline Dr, Ste. 315
Lakeland, FL, USA 33811

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Commercial Pilot Training
Revolutionizing The Pilot Training Industry

Launch your career with International Aero Academy, a uniquely qualified FAA-certified 141 flight school located in Lakeland Florida.

We now offer Aircraft Maintenance Training with up to 100% tuition financing.

We now offer Aircraft Maintenance Training with up to 100% tuition financing.

We Offer up To 100% Tuition Financing!

Commercial Pilot

Our commercial pilot program takes you from zero experience through your commercial multi-engine ratings in as little as 6 months. Our packages include all training fees and expenses including FAA written and flight exams. You will never experience hidden fees or costs with International Aero Academy. Our top priorities for your training are safety and customer service.

Private Pilot Training

With our accelerated and intensive private pilot course you can achieve your private pilot license in 2- 3 weeks. You will have a dedicated instructor and fly 2-3 times per day with ground instruction in between. Our accelerated program is a total immersion experience.

Instrument Rating

In addition to training in our aircraft, we utilize state-of-the-art FAA approved simulators to enhance your instrument training. Our Elite iGate simulator allows us to simulate weather and operational conditions that cannot be performed an aircraft. We train you not only to pass your FAA check ride but also to be both a safe and proficient pilot.

Our Programs

We offer a comprehensive suite of FAA-certified flight training programs, providing everything you need to launch an exciting career in the aviation industry.

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Professional Commercial Pilot Training

International Aero Academy is a uniquely qualified FAA certificated 141 flight school located in Lakeland Florida.

We are managed by former senior executives of major, international, regional, charter and cargo airlines.

Having overseen operations, training programs and hiring at International, Regional, Cargo and Charter airlines, we have a unique understanding of the pilot needs of airlines and the requirements for a successful career as a commercial airline pilot.

In addition to being a Tecnam factory authorized maintenance center, International Aero Academy is now also a Tecnam factory training center for new Tecnam owners.

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We are creating the most comprehensive aviation training organization in the world.

We will soon hold more FAA certificates than any other aviation organization in the US

International Aero Academy

Leading flight academy with over 90% first time pass rates for FAA checkrides and an absolute commitment to safety and customer service

International Aero Charters

A FAA certified Air Carrier operating charter services.  Will allow our instructors to gain valuable air carrier operating experience.

International AeroTech Academy

Currently undergoing FAA certification to become a FAA 147 certified Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance Technician Academy to train the next generation of aviation maintenance professionals. Graduates will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience at our other companies.

International Aero Maintenance

Our maintenance, a FAA 145 certified repair station.  Allows us to perform maintenance on commercial aircraft and solidifies our commitment to operations at the highest level of safety and regulatory compliance.

Recent News

The Current COVID-19 Induced Aviation Industry Calamity Will Not Solve the Worldwide Shortage of Pilots and Mechanics – It Will Get Worse

On its face, the apparent drop in demand for air travel appears to  portend misgivings for those wanting an aviation career as pilots or mechanics. We should not forget that pre-pandemic, the worldwide aviation industry was bemoaning an historic shortage in pilots and mechanics.  The pandemic has not and will not make that shortage go away.  There will […]

Tecnam and International Aero Academy Announce Aircraft Fleet Acquisition

LAKELAND, FL – Tecnam, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of general aviation aircraft and International Aero Academy, Ltd. (“IAA”) today announced they have completed an aircraft purchase agreement for an initial six (6) P2008 aircraft with the first delivery scheduled in the 2nd quarter of 2018. The IAA Tecnam P2008, will be equipped with state-of-the-art […]

International Aero Academy Takes Flight

Company Completes Series A Financing to Fund Growth LAKELAND, FL – September 6, 2017 –  International Aero Academy, Ltd. today announced it has completed a Series A Preferred Stock financing with strategic industry investors. IAA is a Lakeland, FL-based FAA-certificated ab initio and accelerated flight school with authority to issue foreign student visas for training. […]

Join hundreds of satisfied and well-equipped International Aero Academy graduates and see how high your career can soar!

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Why Choose International Aero Academy?


We have a uniquely qualified management team of industry veterans and committed teaching staff


Your certification from International Aero Academy will open doors in the aviation business.


Our training programs offer the highest value for your tuition investment, with no hidden fees or surprises.

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