An Accredited Program for Flight Training in the U.S.

L3 Airline Academy was originally created by Comair Airlines specifically to create airline pilots to fly the line for them. Our Professional Pilot Program continues in that tradition by teaching in an environment that is based on meeting industry standards. Our accredited program prepares students whose goal is to work for an airline. From your first flight as a student to potentially working for us as a flight instructor, you’ll be gaining experience in the type of environment you’ll eventually hope to work in!

Our Professional Pilot Program takes students through the following certificates and ratings:

  • Private Pilot Certificate
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilot Multi-Engine Certificate
  • Commercial Single-Engine Add-on Rating
  • Certified Flight Instructor Certificate

Transfer Credit

Students with prior flying experience may be eligible for credit toward the hourly requirement established for each FAA pilot certificate or rating. Credit that may be assigned is governed by Federal Aviation Regulations 141.77(b). L3 Airline Academy will accept transfer credit on a case-by-case basis. Students requesting review of any flight time, ground school, or exams for the possibility of transfer must notify their admissions representative. All requests for transfer credit must be submitted for review no later than 5 calendar days prior to the course start date; no exceptions made.

Professional Pilot Program students must complete a minimum of 25% of the program at L3 Airline Academy .

Curriculum Outline

For more information on the Professional Pilot curriculum, course descriptions, credits, and clock hours, please refer to the Academy catalog.

Academy Catalog

Gain Valuable and Required Experience While Employed as an L3 Airline Academy Certified Flight Instructor*

L3 Airline Academy offers a guaranteed job interview to graduates. If selected, the graduate can work as a Certified Flight Instructor for the Academy and get paid. This option is perfect for instructors/pilots needing to build time before applying to become an professional airline pilot.

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Pilot Training at L3 Airline Academy

For more information about how to become a professional pilot call 1-800-U-CAN-FLY or email our Admissions Department. Enroll today, and become one step closer to your dream of becoming an airline pilot. Class sizes are limited.

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* Upon successful completion of the Professional Pilot Program, L3 Airline Academy will guarantee students an interview to be potentially employed as a Certified Flight Instructor. Hiring is based on multiple factors, including the candidate’s past training performance, communication and teaching skills, and the needs of the company, as well as successful completion of L3 Airline Academy ’s Certified Flight Instructor Standardization Course.
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Become an Airline Pilot

Contact us today to learn more about how you can become a pilot and benefit from the Pilot Placement Services L3 Airline Academy has to offer.

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