Commercial Flight Training Schools Bradenton, Florida

If your professional goals lead you toward commercial flight, as you consider training schools in Bradenton, look toward Punta Gorda, Florida, where Paragon Flight awaits the opportunity to provide all of the knowledge and skills needed to perform in a professional capacity. 

Commercial Flight Training Schools Bradenton, FloridaWhenever a pilot wants to be paid for services rendered, he or she must have a commercial license. Whether you’re starting from square one or already have a private pilot license, reach out to Paragon Flight for a suitable course. 

FAA-authorized under Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Parts 61 and 141, Paragon Flight is able to offer flexible and stringent programs to meet the needs of all student pilots. Our P3 Professional Pilot Program is an intense, full-time program that allows candidates to progress from no credentials to commercial licensing to operate single-engine and multi-engine aircraft along with flight instructor certification in fewer than 10 months. 

Completion of training on an accelerated time frame results in money saved as well as time. The P3 Program includes four phases:

  • 0-10 Weeks Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • 11-18 Weeks Instrument Flight Rating (IFR)
  • 19-30 Weeks Commercial License, Single Engine & Multi-Engine (CSEL & CMEL)
  • 31-38 Weeks Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)

This program’s intensity requires dedicated, available, and willing candidates to do the work required for success. The prerequisites that participants must meet include being 18 years old, fluent and literate in English, a high school graduate (or equivalent), available to participate in 4-5 flight lessons and 10-20 hours of ground training each week, and of impressive moral character with a professional and personal character reference, clean MVR and FAA record, passed background check and cognitive/behavioral assessment, and an FAA First,Class Medical Certificate.

Training in Southwest Florida is ideal because the area is so friendly to aviation. The sunny, clear skies welcome flight over 350 days of the year, so training obstacles rarely occur. With convenient access to the sky and beautiful sights to view from the cockpit, the area is also home to experienced flight instructors worldwide. Paragon Flight leverages this supply to hire only the best for our students.

Operating out of the Punta Gorda Airport (PGA) and Page Field (FMY) in Fort Myers, Florida, Paragon Flight provides access to tower-controlled runways, several practice fields, modern facilities, and well-kept and appropriate aircraft. 

The fleet at Paragon Flight is fully equipped with advanced avionics and Glass Cockpit technology, so our students learn the same way they will be flying in the future. Within this fleet await the following aircraft:

  • Primary Training Aircraft
    • Piper PA28 “Pilot”
    • PA-44 Seminole
  • Specialty Training Aircraft
    • Cessna T182T Skylane
    • Cirrus SR20
    • Cirrus SR22 G5/G6
    • ALSIM Flight Simulator

Financial obstacles prevent too many dreams from coming true when they don’t have to. Our team at Paragon Flight has many years of experience helping students find appropriate resources for financing. Student loans, grants, GI benefits, scholarships, personal lending, and other financial resources are available, and we can help you identify the ones for which you should apply and walk you through the process of applying.

The Paragon Flight commercial flight training schools in Punta Gorda and Fort Myers, Florida, near Bradenton, offer the ideal location, curriculum, flight instructors, aircraft, and programs for domestic and international pilot candidates. Click here to learn more, or contact us at the Punta Gorda location by calling (941) 336-7494.