Fly Into A Career In Aviation in as little as 7 months

Have you set your sights on a career in aviation? We don’t blame you. It’s a great way to earn a good living doing something you love.

Our Career Pilot Program is designed to move you through the various levels of flight knowledge, from private pilot to multi-engine instructor, in about as short a time span as you will find in any flight school. You will have what it takes to pursue a career as a cargo pilot, a commercial pilot, and eventually, move up to an airline pilot.

Your Training is Aggressive, But It Is Also Complete

We don’t just teach you to the test. Our Career Pilot Program is a rigorous curriculum of classroom, simulator, and in-flight training, designed to instill in a thorough respect for both the aircraft and the skies. Our instructional staff is renowned for their safety ethic and their professional approach. It is our goal to make sure you are well versed in every aspect of flight training. Your success and reputation as a pilot are a testament to how well we do what we do.

Our Career Pilot Program students receive additional educational enrichment opportunities. Attend our ongoing ground classes and learn about a variety of topics such as avionics systems, engine systems, weather, aerodynamics, and more.

International Student?

Kilo Charlie Aviation is authorized to conduct training through the Alien Flight Student Program. Ask us to help you with the approval process, which can take as little as two weeks. Click here to learn more about our International Student Program).

Career Pilot Admissions Prerequisites

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED (college experience is advantageous).
  • Submission of two character references (one professional and one personal).
  • A clean driving record.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.
  • Passing a behavioral/cognitive assessment.
  • Passing a flight assessment (prior certificates may waive this requirement).
  • No history of aviation incidents, accidents, or FAA enforcement actions.
  • Obtaining an FAA First Class Medical Certificate.
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • Demonstrating good moral character and possessing traits such as drive, strong work ethic, etc.

Kilo Charlie Aviation offers a full immersion experience with:

Depending on your schedule, you can train up to 35% faster than any other flight school.
Training in modern aircraft with the most current technologies.
Up to 290 logged hours included with the program.
Financing is available through Meritize, Skybound and Stratus Finance.

Program Includes:
240 Flight Hours
55 Simulator Hours
355 Hours of Instruction Hours
Lightspeed Zulu Headset
All Training Materials

Additional Cost:
FAA Test Fees: $9,745

A Dynamic Group of Enthusiasts and Professionals

Trent Kinney
Trent Kinney
As Kilo Charlie’s Student Advisor, Trent and his team of training advisors are your guide to beginning your journey into the world of aviation. Regardless of your background, they will assist you in charting a course to achieving your aviation dreams.

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Our goal at Kilo Charlie is not only to be the best flight school in the Midwest, but the preferred flight school of pilots all over the U.S., and all over the world. Visit us today. We’ll show you why we are the fastest-growing flight school in the area