L3 Airline Academy Approved to Offer New, Accredited China Pilot Training Program

SANFORD, Fla. (June 24, 2014) – L3 Airline Academy , an accredited global flight school, recently earned Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges’ (ACCSC) approval to provide additional offerings for the China Pilot Training Program.

The newly accredited programs join the academy’s robust list of ACCSC approved offerings, further addressing the aviation industry’s global need for professional pilots.

“As one of the only academies to offer these accredited programs, we look forward to providing our students the professional training they need to pursue immediate careers in China,” says L3 Airline AcademyVice President and L3 Airline Academy Executive Director Hank Coates.  “This coveted accreditation will also attract additional international airlines to join our Airline Pilot Pathway Program which provides cadets direct access to job opportunities with our partner airlines.”

In the past five years, L3 Airline Academy has successfully placed more than 300 first officer pilots at 30 airlines and trained pilots for service in more than 15 countries including China, Colombia, France, Belgium, Khazakstan, and the United Kingdom.

“L3 Airline Academy currently hosts cadets and instructors from different countries – all   working, training, eating, and living together,” Coates adds. “They are brought together by a similar passion and goal: to become safe, employable airline pilots. This dream of being a professional aviator minimizes cultural, ethnic, and political barriers and brings us together in pursuit of flight.

L3 Airline Academy takes pride in its successful history of providing the airline industry first rate pilots. We are passionate about helping our students learn the fundamentals of aviation safety and professional piloting so they may achieve their dreams of working for successful domestic and international airlines.”

Celebrating 25 Years of Aviation Training Excellence

Originally established in 1989 and based at the Orlando Sanford International Airport L3 Airline Academy is the only flight school originally owned and operated by airlines; Comair Airlines and Delta Air Lines.  Today, under the name of L3 Airline Academy , the rich history of professional pilot training continues with flight training courses approved by the FAA under 14 CFR Part 141 and  specialized flight training under 14 CFR Part 61.

L3 Airline Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and provides a professional flight training environment based on sophisticated airline standards. The Academy is dedicated to quality, safety, reliability, and performance and strives to turn students into successful airline pilots and exceed the expectations of airlines worldwide.

In its 25 years of operation, L3 Airline Academy has provided more than 2 million hours of flight instruction to more than 7,000 pilots and issued more than 20,000 licenses and certificates, while growing its reputation as one of the safest, most reliable flight academies in the world.

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Editor’s Note: Executive interviews, onsite tours and images are available by contacting Laura E. Richeson, APR at 407.616.8108 or Laura@RichesonCommunications.com. 

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