L3 Airline Academy Earns Accreditation for Taiwan Pilot Training Program

SANFORD, Fla. (June 27, 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 Taiwan 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.

“With an anticipated global shortfall of 1 million new commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians in the next 20 years, this accreditation will allow us to make an immediate impact in the aviation industry by addressing the tremendous and urgent need for highly skilled pilots and aviation professionals,” says L3 Airline AcademyVice President and L3 Airline Academy Executive Director Hank Coates. “These accredited programs will provide our students the professional training they need to pursue immediate careers in Taiwan.”

Over the past 25 years, L3 Airline Academy has trained more than 7000 cadets from around the world with one mission in mind: to produce safe, professional and employable airline pilots.

“Today, there are cadets and instructors from ten different countries working, training, eating and living together on our Sanford, Florida campus,” Coates adds. “They are all brought together by a similar passion and goal: to become safe, professional aviators. That simple dream minimizes cultural, ethnic and political barriers and brings us all together in pursuit of flight.

L3 Airline Academy takes pride in its successful history of providing the airline industry safe, employable pilots. We are passionate about helping our students learn how to fly and achieve their dreams by placing them with 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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