How to Become an Airline Pilot
If you’re wondering how to become an airline pilot, the short answer would be to call Paragon Flight in Fort Myers, Florida. We offer flight training that is second-to-none whether you’re pursuing private or commercial licensing. When you dream of your office being a cockpit, come to us for training.
As a top-notch, FAA-authorized Part 61 and Part 141 flight school, Paragon Flight welcomes student-pilots with various ambitions and lifestyles. We’ve been repeatedly honored by the AOPA, otherwise known as the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, and we endeavor to remain consistently deserving of the recognition.
Whether you’re coming to us from the world of work, directly from high school, or after military service, the path you take will be different. We will accommodate your current status and draw a line straight to your goals, and then we’ll help you get there.
Florida is popular with flight schools because of the weather and the numerous tower-controlled airports and practice fields in the area. Our team of Certified Flight Instructors is always ready to demonstrate and teach according to your learning style and personality. Each one is the cream of the crop. With the bounty of available CFIs, we’re able to hire the very best, all for the benefit of our students.
Before you commit fully to a commercial pilot education, consider taking a Discovery Flight and a meeting with our Chief Flight Instructor. This experience will provide you with exposure to the controls, environment, and expectations. Afterward, you will be better prepared to make this substantial decision.
At Paragon Flight, students learn using the Jeppesen training curriculum. Jeppesen is a subsidiary of Boeing and creates the best pilot manuals and software available. By using this program, we can prepare students 30% faster than the national average for pilot preparation.
The weather in Fort Myers permits our students to fly when they have time. We have very few days of poor weather, so planes can take off 350+ days of the year. The simulator that we offer for our students’ use also helps them save money and time when they work to perfect their technique.
When our student-pilots take off, they do so in the standard of training for their particular program. Our fleet of aircraft includes the Cessna 172S Skyhawk for single-engine training, the PA-44 Piper Seminole for multi-engine training, the Cessna T182T Skylane, the Cirrus SR20 G6, the Cirrus SR22 G5/G6, and the ALSIM AL172 Flight Simulator. Each fleet member is new, well-kept, and Technically Advanced. The aircraft all have Glass Cockpit technology so that our students learn using the same equipment they will see in planes they’ll fly in the future.
If you’ve been contemplating becoming an airline pilot, begin by pursuing a commercial pilot certificate. Paragon Flight offers personalized programs for pilots, depending on where the beginning point happens to be.
For help with financing, call and speak to the helpful folks in our office. They will be able to direct you to potential sources of funding whether that be GI funds, student loans, personal lending, or some other financial avenue. If flight is your dream, don’t let circumstances, money, or anything else stand in your way of flying.
Reach out to Paragon Flight by calling (239) 274-3170 to discover for yourself how to become an airline pilot.