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How to Get a Commercial Pilot License

How to Get a Commercial Pilot License Holding a commercial pilot license  (CPL) qualifies you to be an airline pilot, tour pilot, cargo pilot, or flight instructor. With licensure, you are permitted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to charge money for your services. A CPL alone doesn’t qualify you to be an airline pilot; […]

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Training the Pilots of the Future

At Kingsky Flight Academy, we offer access to the highest quality, FAA-approved training. In addition to our own courses, we provide opportunities to both train and complete a degree online through Southeastern University (SEU) in Lakeland, Florida.

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Part 61 vs 141 Commercial Requirements

At Kingsky Flight Academy, we offer a comprehensive range of training programs for aspiring pilots. There are two types of training designated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): Part 61 and Part 141. We offer both types of programs. Both offer the same quality of training, although Part 141 is more structured and suited for […]

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A Complete Timeline of Becoming a Pilot

People who consider or enroll in aviation school often ask, “How long does it take to become a pilot?”

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What Disqualifies You From Becoming a Pilot?

No one wants to think about not being able to become a pilot. At the same time, those wishing to pursue a career as an airplane or helicopter pilot need to be aware that due to the fact that pilots must adhere to high standards, there are certain things which may disqualify them from getting […]

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What Can You Do with a Bachelor’s in Aviation?

Those pursuing a career in aviation will find they have many options, both on the ground and in the air. Obtaining a bachelor’s degree can not only broaden your career options but can also offer you many other benefits, including further education at top flight schools in the USA. What Is a Bachelor of Aviation? […]

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Demand unprecedented for pilots and technicians

As global economies expand and airlines take delivery of tens of thousands of new commercial jetliners over the next 20 years, there will be unprecedented demand for people to pilot and maintain these airplanes. To meet this tremendous growth, the 2015 Boeing Pilot and Technical Outlook forecasts that between now and 2034, the aviation industry […]

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Shrinking Pool of Future Pilots Keeps Major Airlines on Edge

Study shows deficit of 15,000 by 2026 as fewer choose career Regional carriers already reeling from aviator shortage After coping with terrorism, bankruptcies and consolidation, the largest U.S. airlines are facing a new problem: They may start running out of pilots in as soon as three years. That looming pilot deficit will soar to 15,000 […]

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Great Things Are Happening in the Airline Industry

The onset of the coronavirus pandemic saw worldwide border closures and thousands of planes grounded. Today, there is promising news; with flight demand increasing, stocks rebounding, and new courses being plotted, there’s excitement about the airline industry’s future for travelers and those wanting a commercial pilot license to celebrate. Business Flight Activity Increasing AINonline reports […]

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Steps to Get Airline Transport Pilot Certification

Step 1 – Get a Private Pilot Certificate In completing training for a private pilot certificate or PPL (private pilot license in other countries), you will be able to fly different kinds of aircraft, travel cross-country, and carry passengers sharing some of the expenses. This process requires prospective pilots to be at least 17 years […]

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