Deciding on Your Aviation Career

Whether you are seeking your private pilot’s license or deciding between an instrument rating or a multi-engine certification, the professionals at Kilo Charlie Aviation can help you make the right decision, and then we have the course of study, in the classroom and in the plane, to help you get there.

At Kilo Charlie Aviation we can work with you to develop a customized course to meet your timeline. Whether you are seeking to complete this training on your two-week vacation from work, or you want to blend it in with your other activities, we’re here to help.

Private Pilot’s License—This is where we all start. You will learn the basics of flight, landings, take-offs, and how to navigate the skies safely. When you finish, you will be able to enjoy years of flying, and you will also have the basics of knowledge to help guide you to the next level in your flight career. Click here for more info.

Instrument Rating—This is typically the next step for pilots, especially those who don’t want a few clouds to get in their way of flight enjoyment. Learn how to fly through different types of weather and sharpen your navigation skills, even when your visibility is hindered. Click here for more info.

Multi-engine rating—This is your access to more powerful and sophisticated planes. Our multi-engine programs include both visual (VFR) and instrument (IFR) meteorological conditions. You will fly along airways with ATC-directed routing. Click here for more info.

Commercial Pilot Rating—This is the beginning of your career path in aviation. You’ve already been flying, and you likely have your instrument rating. When you are done with this class you will have the knowledge to get a job as a charter pilot, cargo pilot, or any number of other careers. Click here for more info.

Ask us about financing opportunities for your Airline Career Pilot program. We offer financing opportunities through both Meritize and AOPA.

Pilot Programs

We have programs for everyone! If your goal is to fly for a career or to just simply fly for fun. Each of our programs are designed to be specific to your goals!

Professional Pilot Experience

Our team is qualified to guide you towards a successful airline career because we’ve walked that path ourselves. Our school is meticulously designed to mirror the training methods employed by airlines, ensuring you’re fully equipped and prepared for the journey ahead.

New Aircraft

Through our partnership with Tecnam Aircraft, we stand out by offering the safest training aircraft equipped with cutting-edge technology comparable to that found in contemporary jets. This ensures our students receive training that aligns with industry standards.

Syllabus built for a Career

At Kilo Charlie, you won’t just learn how to fly. You’ll learn how to be a pilot. Our mission is to give you the knowledge and training you need to place yourself among the finest aviation professionals in the world!

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.

Talk to a Training Advisor

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