Wright Flyers Academy
Founded: 1982; FAA Licenses and Ratings Offered: FAA-141 approved training from Private Pilot through ATP Multiengine; Number of Training Airplanes and Types: 22 Cessna primary trainers—172s, 152s and 150s; 2 complex single-engine aircraft—Piper Arrow, Mooney MSE and Cessna T210; 3 multiengine aircraft—2 Grumman GA7 Cougars and 1 Beechcraft Baron 58; Degree Offered: Accredited associate and bachelor’s degree programs.
Remarks: Wright Flyers is one of the country’s largest and most respected flight schools and San Antonio’s oldest Cessna Pilot Center. San Antonio, Texas, is known for its excellent year-round climate, rich aviation history and reasonable cost of living. Training alongside airliners, corporate jets and military aircraft at San Antonio International Airport gives you the experience and confidence to fly anywhere in the world. Our career training program can lead to a First Officer position with a regional airline or scheduled air freight operator in as little as 14 months. Thanks to our Internet-based college degree programs, you can earn an accredited associate or bachelor’s degree at your convenience while paying in-state tuition rates. No more driving back and forth to classes on someone else’s schedule. Career assistance is available through the Pilot Career Foundation and Alpine Air. Student loans and private financing are available through Key Bank, Sallie Mae, Pilot Finance, the VA and other government programs.
Contact: Ben Winslow, Student Coordinator, Wright Flyers Academy, 1954 First Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216,
(210) 820-3800 or toll-free (877) WFLYERS, www.wrightflyers.com.