COMMERCIAL PILOT CAREER PROGRAM AT ENCORE FLIGHT SCHOOL VAN NUYS

The Commercial Pilot Program at Encore Flight is designed by Airline Pilots with one goal in mind, to provide the best structured training for pilots to get them ready for job placement with the airlines.

The Career program offers Private Pilot, Multi Engine Rating, Instrument Rating, Commercial Rating, and Flight Instructor trainings. The course is designed to combine all the Pilot Certificates into one seamless program. Students enrolling in the Career Program will be given a guaranteed instructor position upon graduation.

To get a position with one of the airlines in the U.S., Commercial Pilots should have total of 1500 hours of flight time. We offer all of our students with Flight Instructor position to build their total time to 1500 hours. The Flight Instructor position is guaranteed to all students upon enrollment in our Career Program.

FAA Approved Simulators are available as well and can be used for time building depending on your overall flying status.

Encore Flight Academy goes above and beyond the basic requirements set forth by regulations. Students are introduced to PART 121 and 135 policies and procedures as well as crew resource management approach to commercial flying.

CAREER PROGRAM AT ENCORE FLIGHT ACADEMY

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We offer in-house financing for all training programs. On approved credit you can finance you training over 18 months, with 25% down payment.
Our financing department adds a 10% interest per annum.

COURSE LENGHT

Encore Flight Academy offers three options in regards to length of time it takes to complete Commercial program.
1. Accelerated Program: Accelerate Commercial Pilot Program, the complete Commercial Course takes 150 days from no experience to Flight Instructor Rating.
2. Full Time Program: Full time Commercial Pilot Program takes 13 months from no experience to Flight Instructor Rating.
3. Part Time Program: Part time Commercial Pilot Program takes 18 months, from no experience to Flight Instructor Rating. With the part time program student attend 3 times a week.

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

A first class is required for pilots flying scheduled airliners and other pilots whose employers require this level of certification. Most aviation medical examiners are pilots too, which makes the whole process much more fun than your usual doctor visit. You do not need perfect 20/20 vision – if you wear glasses or contact lenses this is generally not an issue.

CAREER PROGRAM TIMELINE

CAREER PROGRAM PRICING OPTIONS

COMPLETE

$53,900
$53,900
  • Private Pilot License
  • Multi Engine Rating
    Multi Engine Rating is Included in All Packages
  • Instrument Ratimg
  • Single Engine Commercial Certificate
    Multi Engine Commercial Rating is Included in All Packages
  • Multi Engine Commercial Certificate
    Multi Engine Commercial Rating is Included in All Packages
  • 260 TOTAL LOGGED TIME
  • Single Engine Cirrus Flight Time: 10 Hours at $239/hour
  • Single Engine Diamond Flight Time: 50 Hours at $149/hour
  • Single Engine Piper Flight Time: 110 Hours at $129/hour
  • Multi Engine Flight Time: 40 Hours at $269/hour
  • FAA Approved Flight Simulator: 50 Hours at $70/hour
  • Flight Instructor In Aircraft and Simulator: 160 Hours at $65/hour
  • One-on-one classroom instructions 100 Hours at $65/hour
    The Instructor Time Includes: Actual Classroom Session, Pre and Post Flight Briefings
  • All Books and Training Materials
  • Payment Plan
  • $1000 Package Discount

SOME FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long does it take to complete the Career Program?

You have three options to complete the whole course:

  1. Accelerated, You can finish all you training a obtain all you Pilot’s licenses in as little at 5 months. This option will require you to to fly at least Six days a week, and on many sessions
  2. Full Time, by attending 5 session a week, the full course will be completed in 13 months.
  3. Part Time, by attending 3 season a week, the full course will be completed in 18 months.

How often do I have to come to school for Career program?

For full time program you need to attend 5 times a week to complete the program in 13 months, and 3 times a week to complete the program in 18 months.

How do I schedule my flight sessions?

At Encore Flight Academy each session is done on one-on-one basis, you can simply call our front desk 7 days a week to make the reservation, or use our online scheduling software.

How do I schedule my flight sessions?

At Encore Flight Academy each session is done on one-on-one basis, you can simply call our front desk 7 days a week to make the reservation, or use our online scheduling software

Can I fly on weekends?

Yes, Encore Flight Academy is open 7 days a week for your convenience.

Can I get a job when I am done with the program?

Yes, in fact Encore Flight Academy offers a guaranteed position as a Flight Instructor upon completion of the course.

Why do I need to become a Flight Instructor?

U.S. Airlines require all pilot to have total flight time of 1500 hours. Encore Flight Academy offers you a paid Instructor position to build your flight time to 1500 hours.

How long do I need to work as a Flight Instructor?

Our Flight Instructors fly about 100 hours a month, for most people it takes about a year to reach 1500 hours of flight time.

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