How will U.S. flight training help me outside the U.S.?
What kind of jobs will I be qualified for when I graduate?
Can you help me get a student visa?
What are the requirements for obtaining a student visa?
Do you arrange housing?
I have experience outside the U.S. How can I use the hours I’ve already earned to convert my foreign license?
Can CTI Professional Flight Training help me build flight hours?
Does CTI Professional Flight Training have a standardized curriculum?
Is there financing available?
What is examination authority and how does it help me?
How do you handle my payments?
*Refund policy varies for international students enrolled in group programs.
What is a Part 141 or Part 61 flight school? Which is better for me?
Why does an FAA-approved flight school matter?
What’s the difference between your two locations?
How long will it take me to complete each of the ratings?
- Private Pilot – 1.5 months
- Instrument Rating – 1.5 months
- Commercial Pilot – 3months
- Professional Pilot Program (Private to Commercial) – 6 months
- Professional Pilot Program (Instrument to Commercial) – 4 months
- Certified Flight Instructor Airplane – 1.5 months
- Certified Flight Instructor Instrument – 3 weeks Assumes student is IFR Current before training commences.
- Certified Flight Instructor Multi-Engine – 2 weeks Assumes applicant already holds the aeronautical experience requirements before training commences (15 hours PIC of a Multi-Engine Airplane.)
- Flight Review – 1 day
- Instrument Proficiency Check – 1 day
What’s a check ride? How do check rides work at CTI Professional Flight Training?
Who schedules the flying lessons, and how is it done?
Who keeps records of my training?
What happens when weather or maintenance problems cancel a flying lesson? Who’s responsible for rescheduling lessons and reporting maintenance problems?
CTI has 25 years of experience developing aviation training programs for the USAF, USN, and USMC, providing instruction for over 42 different aircraft. Likewise, our leadership team possesses over 75 years of collective military aviation training experience, and we are proud to serve our brave veterans.
VA benefits are available for those interested in becoming a commercial pilot, and CTI Professional Flight Training is approved for reimbursement under the GI Bill®
at both locations. For those covered under the Post 9-11 GI Bill®, the VA will reimburse a maximum of $12,554 in flight training costs per academic year (August to July). For those covered under the previous Montgomery GI Bill®, the VA will reimburse up to 60% of eligible training costs. Training eligible for VA reimbursement includes: Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot License Single-Engine, Commercial Pilot License Multi-Engine, Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), CFI Instrument, and Multi-Engine Instructor.
To be eligible for VA reimbursement, you must have a current Private Pilot's License and a Second-Class Medical Certificate (or a First-Class Medical Certificate if pursuing an ATP Certificate).
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.