Aerosim Flight Academy Offers Scholarships for Qualified Cadets

SANFORD, Fla. (September 13, 2016) – Aerosim Flight Academy an accredited and internationally recognized flight school, is dedicated to the encouragement and development of future generations of professional pilots. In an effort to further this mission, Aerosim Flight Academy announces several new scholarship programs to offer financial assistance to qualified individuals passionate about a career in aviation.

Fall Scholarship Program – $10,000
Start dates of October 13, November 10 and December 8, 2016. Qualified recipients may receive scholarship funds toward tuition for the Airline Pilot Track and are awarded after successful completion of the Commercial Multi-Engine rating.

Aerosim Veterans Scholarship – $10,000
Qualified recipients may receive up to $10,000 toward tuition for the Airline Pilot Track. Eligible participants may receive scholarship funds toward tuition for the Airline Pilot Track and are awarded after successful completion of the Commercial Multi-Engine rating.

Women Aviators Scholarship Program – $10,000
Qualified recipients can receive up to $10,000 to apply toward for the Airline Pilot Track. Eligible participants may receive scholarship funds toward tuition for the Airline Pilot Track and are awarded after successful completion of the Commercial Multi-Engine rating.

Private Pilot Veterans Scholarship Program – $3,000
Qualified recipients may receive up to $3,000 toward tuition for the Private Pilot certificate course.

High School Merit Program – $35,000
Two qualified recipients may receive up to $35,000 each toward tuition for the Airline Pilot Track and are awarded after successful completion of the Commercial Multi-Engine rating.
The application deadline February 27, 2017.

For additional information on all available scholarships and financial aid resources, including specified criteria that a student must meet in order to be eligible, contact the Aerosim Flight Academy admissions department at 407-330-7020 or via email at admissions@afa.edu.

“As the demand for professional pilots continues to rise in the global job market, funding resources are also in high demand for the next generation of aviators. Diverse and generous scholarships provide eligible students the opportunity to pursue their passion and reach their career goals while alleviating a portion of the financial responsibility,” said Michael Cimmino, director of enrollment management at Aerosim Flight Academy. “Scholarships expand the possibilities for dedicated students that meet our enrollment criteria to pursue our training program that will best prepare them for a successful career in aviation,” Cimmino continued.

Flight Training

Aerosim Flight Academy is committed to flight training by providing top quality equipment. In order to continue providing top-quality equipment, the academy offers the Cessna 172 aircraft as the primary private trainer, the technically advanced Cirrus SR-20 aircraft as the primary instrument trainer and the Piper PA44 as our primary multi-engine trainer.

Additionally, Aerosim specializes in developing the industry’s most advanced flight simulation equipment. Students at Aerosim Flight Academy have access to the following simulation trainers:

  • Aerosim Level 6 SR20 Flight Training Devices (FTD)
  • Aerosim Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATD)
  • Multi-Engine Flight Training Devices (FTD)

These state-of-the-art training devices are an integral part of the training program which immerses the cadet in a life-like environment with a fully functioning cockpit, realistic engine sounds and visual scenery.

About Aerosim Flight Academy

Originally established in 1989 and based at the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), Aerosim Flight Academy is the only flight school originally owned and operated by airlines Comair Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

Today, under the name of Aerosim Flight 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.

Aerosim Flight 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. Aerosim continually strives to transform students into successful airline pilots who exceed the expectations of airlines worldwide. The Academy’s aircraft maintenance department has been recognized and received the Federal Aviation Administration’s Diamond Award of Excellence annually since 2003.

In its 27 years of operation, Aerosim Flight Academy has provided more than 2 million hours of flight instruction to more than 7,000 pilots and issued more than 20,000 certificates, while growing its reputation as one of the safest, most reliable flight academies in the world.

For further information about flight training and pathways to the airlines:

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