Become a Commercial Pilot

If your ambitions and aptitudes suggest you should become a commercial pilot, reach out to the team at Paragon Flight. We are the foremost provider of aviation education and offer straightforward programs regardless of the starting point.

Become a Commercial PilotFlorida is a popular place for flight training, and it’s no surprise. The weather offers over 350 days of cooperative conditions for practical experience, so passionate pilots regularly flock to the area to enjoy the cockpit. The abundance of flight schools means that due diligence is essential. All are not equal. When you sign on for flight training with Paragon Flight, you will have the standard aircraft designed for your pursuits.

We keep our fleet of planes very closely, and we have outfitted them with Glass Cockpit Technology in addition to providing regular maintenance and completing thorough inspections.

The crew of Certified Flight Instructors (CFIs) is fully prepared to train future pilots. We will match your program with the most suitable of our diversely experienced CFIs.

Paragon Flight’s students drive the flight training plan. Our high standards regarding flight training have been continually awarded by the AOPA, or Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. This advocacy group has repeatedly recognized us for excellence in our approach to flight training.

Fort Myers, where Page Field is located, offers excellent weather for flight training, and Page Field provides a tower-controlled runway and numerous practice airfields.

We offer various programs for pilot hopefuls ranging from private pilot and commercial pilot certifications to instrument rating, Certified Flight Instructor training, and single-engine or multi-engine commercial training. No matter where you begin your aviation education, we can help you reach your goals.

The Paragon Flight fleet is full of suitable training aircraft, including the following:

  • Cessna C172S Skyhawk
  • Piper PA-44-180 Seminole
  • Cessna T182T Skylane
  • Cirrus SR20 G6
  • Cirrus SR22 G5/G6
  • ALSIM AL172 Flight Simulator

The training you receive here at Paragon Flight will prepare you well for commercial experiences as a pilot because all of our aircraft have Glass Cockpit technology, as seen in modern aircraft.

Earn Income from the Cockpit

Many alternative jobs exist for pilots who want to make a living doing what they love!

  • Airline pilot
  • Aircraft ferry pilot
  • Aerial firefighter
  • Sightseeing tour pilot
  • Air ambulance pilot
  • Charter pilot
  • Freight pilot
  • CFI – Flight Instructor
  • Science/Research Pilot
  • Government/Military Pilot

Get Your License

Earning a pilot’s license is a process that will require you to log flight hours, which can be difficult for those with families, jobs, and other obligations. Paragon Flight provides the type of flexibility needed to accomplish these goals on your schedule.

Private pilots will need to log between 35 to 40 hours.

Commercial pilots will need to log between 120 to 250 hours.

Airline transport pilots will need to log upwards of 1,500 hours.

Financial Options for Flight Training

Pilots can pay for their training through multiple avenues. Personal loans, student loans, GI bill financing, savings, and other possibilities abound. We urge you to reach out to our team to discuss the various ways to arrange payment.

Paragon Flight is here for you when you want to become a commercial pilot. Explore the possibilities by calling (239) 274-3170. We will be happy to work out a personalized flight program to accommodate your schedule and help you reach your dreams.