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.
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.
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.
Professional Commercial Pilot Training
International Aero Academy is a uniquely qualified FAA certificated 141 flight school located in Lakeland Florida.
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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The Most Career-Empowering Training Programs, Period.
International Aero Academy offers a unique, fast-track way to jump start your career through an unprecedented partnership with United Express operator Trans States Airlines and Southeastern University.
Interview with United Express operator Trans States Airlines before you even begin training or your degree program and receive a conditional letter of employment.
Pair your training with an Associates or Bachelors Degree from Southeastern University
Go from zero to Certified Flight Instructor in the first 9 months, then work for us as a flight instructor, building flight hours and earning wages while completing your degree
Finance your education and training with student loans and/or VA benefits
If accepted by Trans States Airlines with a conditional letter of employment you will be eligible for:
Airline pass benefits on United Airlines
Accrue limited seniority with Trans States Airlines
Supplemental pay as a flight instructor
Participate in an airline transition course specifically designed to ensure your success at Trans States Airlines
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Join hundreds of satisfied and well-equipped International Aero Academy graduates and see how high your career can soar!
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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