Plane & Pilot
Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Pilot Careers 2010: A Brave New World

With the industry showing signs of life, preparation and training soon will meet opportunity for prospective pilots

2010 Pilot Training Programs

What Makes Them Unique
Aerosim Flight Academy Flight-training leader for over 20 years, formerly Delta Connection Academy
Airline Transport Professionals (ATP) Ultrafast program, fixed-cost pricing, self-paced or fixed-length programs
American Flyers Finish-up programs for pilots who started their training elsewhere
Baker College Associate and bachelor degree programs, small college located on Lake Michigan shoreline
Baylor Institute for Air Science Earth- and environment-centric programs designed to foster environmental care through scientist-pilots
Dowling College Oakdale, N.Y., location, bachelor degree programs, one of 23 FAA air-traffic-control programs
Embry-Riddle University 35 degrees to choose from, industry leader, brand-new all-glass training fleet, Part 142 training center
Everglades University Three Florida campuses, formerly known as American Flyers College, Aviation Technology and Management degrees
FlightSafety Academy Advanced-technology learning facilities and simulators, “Business Jet Direct” program, safety emphasized
Florida Institute of Technology Affiliated with American Eagle, personal attention, Piper and SR22 fleet, aerobatics
Gulfstream Training Academy Training airline, students fly international routes in turbine aircraft, fast program
Kansas State University, Salina Low cost, several aviation career tracks, impressive training fleet

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