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Aviation Training for U.S. Veterans

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Overview

Professional Aviation Training for U.S. Veterans

Train for Your Next Career
Get started on a new career as a professional pilot. Or, if you’re already a professional pilot, tap into your unused benefits to earn a new type rating. Transition into the rewarding and challenging worlds of corporate or commercial aviation with training from FlightSafety International, the world’s leading provider of aviation training and a major training mission contractor to all branches of the U.S. military.

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FlightSafety Courses Approved for VA Benefits*
Maximize your Veterans Affairs benefits at FlightSafety. Apply first to the VA for your Certificate of Eligibility to see which programs are available. Veterans utilizing Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33) are only required to prepay the difference between the maximum yearly benefit and the total course cost, meaning they have very few expenses to receive world-class training.

The FlightSafety Advantage

  • 3,500 courses for aviation professionals
  • 1,800 instructors deliver unparalleled training
  • 1.4 million training hours each year to enhance safety
  • 320+ full flight simulators in Learning Centers
  • 135 aircraft models with approved professional training

 

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You Served Your Country – Now Take Advantage of the Benefits You Earned

Training Assistance
Veterans, National Guard members, reservists and active duty military all may qualify for substantial assistance for FlightSafety professional pilot training. FlightSafety has a wide range of courses approved for veterans training under many of the various VA benefit programs. Courses include type-specific initial and recurrent training as well as non-aircraft-specific training such as instrument ratings, multi-engine certification, airline transport and flight instructor.

State Offices Approve Training
Training programs for veterans are approved on a state-by-state basis, in the state where the training is offered. FlightSafety offers benefits-approved courses in eight states across 11 Learning Centers, including Vero Beach. For more information, contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Determine Your Eligibility
To find out whether you qualify for this training, contact the VA, either at a regional office near you, or online at benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Let Us Help You Plan Your Training
Once you’ve established your eligibility, contact us at VABenefits@FlightSafety.com for more information about our training programs and to start planning your new career.

Wherever your choices take you, all of us at FlightSafety thank you for your service to our country and look forward to meeting and exceeding all of your training requirements.

* VA Benefits encompass all of Montgomery GI Bill® (CH 30) and Post-9/11 GI Bill® (CH 33) benefits.