The best thing to do is come to us for a discovery flight. This will let you experience what it's like to fly, as well as ask any questions you have regarding the training program. Contact us to schedule a discovery flight at 863-655-2002.
If you're trying to finish quickly, as often as possible. Try to fly no less than twice a week to ensure retention of what you've learned.
Our fleet consists entirely of new Bristell NG5 light sport aircraft. See the Aircraft page for more information.
Depending on the time of year, we will have to contend with scattered thunderstorms or low ceilings. Fortunately, these rarely last the entire day. In the event that we cannot fly due to weather, our syllabus is designed so that we can usually accomplish some training anyway, whether it be ground instruction or time in our flight simulator.
No. If you have it done before you start, that's great, and if you're trying to finish you training as fast as possible, it's a good idea to come with your written test done. That being said, it's not required, and it's easy enough to study for the written test while you're taking flying lessons.
Most likely, yes! We are open six days a week, and we work long hours to accommodate as many people as possible.
We train all our CFIs in house. They are all graduates of the Sebring Flight Academy instructor program.
For the most part, yes. We try to pair a student with one CFI for the entire course. Of course, scheduling, vacations, or unforeseen circumstances may necessitate flying with a different CFI on a few rare occasions.
We are based at Sebring Regional (KSEF), which is a non-towered airport. Our syllabus does include some flights to a towered airport, however the majority of your training will be done at a non-towered airport.
Currently the minimums to hold an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate are set at 1500 hours flight time. You must hold a Commercial Pilot Certificate and an instrument rating and be at least 23 years of age. After earning their Commercial Pilot Certificate, most people will work as a flight instructor to build time towards the 1500 hour mark.
Yes! You will need to get get approval through the TSA's Flight Training Security Program. See https://fts.tsa.dhs.gov/home for more details. You will also need to be able to read, write, and speak the English language fluently.
No. We only offer flight training in single engine land airplanes.
We offer rooms for rent at our house conveniently located just five miles from the airport. There are also a number of hotels and short term rental properties within a short drive of the airport.