Commercial Pilot Training Schools In Tennessee

If your aspirations lead you to commercial pilot training, Paragon Flight in Southwest Florida offers a quality of instruction that you won’t find at competing schools in Tennessee or elsewhere.

Paragon Flight provides conventional or custom training programs that let our student-pilots meet their obligations to family or career and follow their flight aspirations or qualify for particular financing that requires full-time participation. 

Commercial Pilot Training Schools In TennesseeChoose Paragon Flight to be a safe, ready Pilot-in-Command whether you’d like to fly for fun or fly for pay.

Accrue Time in the Sky at Paragon Flight

Southwest Florida is a beautiful part of the world. The immaculate weather welcomes student-pilots and experienced Certified Flight Instructors (CFIs). Our two locations, in Fort Myers and Punta Gorda, are smack dab in the middle of paradise, and our students benefit by having plenty of opportunities to practice, beautiful sights to behold from the sky, and a bevy of expert flight instructors. 

Paragon Flight operates under Federal Aviation Regulations FAR Parts 61 and 141. Operating under both sets of guidances allows us to provide standard, set training as well as custom, accelerated programs.

Students who come to Paragon Flight discover the best of all flight training features await them here. We have a fully Technically Advanced fleet of aircraft, access to the Jeppesen curriculum, and incredible flight instructors.

The P3 Professional Pilot Program

The aviation world has opened up following the pandemic with job opportunities and higher pilot compensation. In order to fill this gap, Paragon Flight has devised the P3 Professional Pilot Program. This course allows pilots to progress from zero experience to fully licensed commercial pilot and certified flight instructor within ten months.

P3 Timeline – 

  • Private Pilot License (PPL), 0-10 WEEKS – foundational program for all future aviation training
  • Instrument Flight Rating (IFR), 11-18 WEEKS – phase that provides training to use navigation and communication equipment
  • Commercial License, Single Engine & Multi Engine (CSEL & CMEL), 19-30 WEEKS – phase that builds all skills to commercial mastery level
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), 31-38 WEEKS – as a flight instructor, you’ll be able to accrue flight hours while sharing your passion and earning a living.

This fast-paced, intense course of flight training demands commitment and effort, so we have a list of prerequisites that candidates must meet before participating.

  • 18 years of age, minimum
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent (some college preferred)
  • One personal character reference
  • One professional character reference
  • Clean MVR, Motor Vehicle Record
  • Clean criminal background check
  • Clean FAA record
  • Pass a behavioral and cognitive evaluation
  • FAA First-Class Medical Certificate
  • Fluent and literate in the English language
  • Full-time availability for 4-5 flight lessons and 10-20 hours of ground training each week
  • Strong moral character, drive, and ambition.

The financial aspects of flight training can be daunting. If you’re unfamiliar with the ins and outs of applications and the available resources, count on the team at Paragon Flight. We’re familiar with all types of financial sources, including GI funds, student loans, grants, personal lending, and more. Don’t let money stand in the way of your commercial pilot plans.

The commercial pilot training schools in Tennessee might be great, but they can’t hold a candle to Paragon Flight in Southwest Florida. Our two locations – at Page Field in Fort Myers and Punta Gorda Airport – offer superior training and results. Create and book your own training program and begin by clicking here.