L3 Airline Academy Now Hiring Certified Flight Instructors

SANFORD, Fla. (July 7, 2014) – L3 Airline Academy , an accredited global flight school, is hiring motivated and qualified Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and offers the opportunity to earn up to $11,000 in bonuses and training credits while pursuing a career in the aviation industry.

“Earning the CFI designation is the first step toward becoming a commercial airline pilot. With an anticipated global shortfall of 1 million new commercial airline pilots and aviation professionals in the next 20 years, flight instructors are in high demand,” explains L3 Airline AcademyVice President and L3 Airline Academy Executive Director Hank Coates.

L3 Airline Academy addresses this exponential demand by offering advanced digital technology to match the learning requirements of a new generation of professional pilots.  L3 Airline Academycontinues to challenge the status quo of aviation training to make flight training more effective and cost-efficient through the design of innovative mobile solutions that provide greater knowledge retention and performance during on-site training.

With bases at the Orlando Sanford International Airport and in Jacksonville, Florida, the academy provides Part 141 and 61 training from Private through ATP in C-172, SR-20, PA-44, and PA-28R and King Air C-90 aircraft.

“Our instructors have many opportunities for advancement along with an attractive pay structure and bonus program,” Coates adds. “Additionally, we provide a fast track to the airlines and lifetime pilot placement assistance. Due to our airline-focused training, Jet Transition program, and relationships with regional airlines, L3 Airline Academyflight instructors are highly employable and well-positioned for success.”

L3 Airline AcademyCertified Flight Instructor benefits include (based on contract commitment and experience):

  • competitive pay
  • 12 and 18 month contract options
  •  signing and completion bonuses
  • training credits toward CFII, MEI and ATP-CTP course
  • 300+ students allow instructors to average 80 billable hours per month
  • access to airline partnerships with Compass, GoJet, American Eagle, TransStates, ExpressJet, Air Wisconsin, Piedmont, PSA, SkyWest and Silver Airways
  • lifetime pilot placement assistance
  • live and work in Central Florida; close to beaches and world-famous attractions

To learn more about a career as an L3 Airline AcademyCertified Flight Instructor, visit www.afa.edu/employment/flight-instructor, call 1 800 U CAN FLY (800 822 6359), or send an email to employment@aerosimacademy.com.


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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