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2024 Summer Flight Program: Fully Booked!

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Join us this summer at Carolina Sky Flight Training for an opportunity to start or continue your pilot training.

Our program is designed for those ready to commit to flying at least three times per week, offering structured courses in Private, Instrument, and Commercial pilot training. Train in our modern Diamond DA20 or G1000 enabled Diamond DA40 and our innovative Redbird simulator at either Summerville or Moncks Corner airports. Act quickly to secure your spot on our waitlist, slots are limited.

Course Options:

Private Pilot Certificate 

  • Choose between Part 141 or Part 61: Our Private Pilot course is available under both Part 141 and Part 61 regulations, catering to beginners. The focus is on key piloting skills such as safety, navigation, and controlling the aircraft.
  • Aircraft: Diamond DA20
  • Schedule: May 3rd to August 29th – 3, 5, or 6 days a week
  • Locations: Summerville or Moncks Corner Airports
  • Prerequisites: Minimum age of 17, with the ability to read, speak, write, and understand English, with at least a third-class medical. Complete the written test in advance to ensure completion of the course by August 30th.

Instrument Rating

  • Accelerated, Part 141*, or Part 61: Depending on your flight experience, this course is designed to accelerate your Instrument training in a short amount of time.
  • Aircraft: Diamond DA40
  • Schedule: May 3rd to June 9th – 5-6 days a week
  • Locations: Summerville Airport
  • Prerequisites: Private Pilot Certificate and a current medical. Depending on your flight experience, prior Instrument training and completing the written test in advance may be necessary in some cases to ensure you meet your goals.

Commercial Pilot Certificate 

  • Part 141*, Part 61 Finish-Up Course, or Commercial Time-building: Depending on your flight experience, this course is designed to accelerate your Commercial training in a short amount of time.
  • Aircraft: Diamond DA20
  • Schedule: May 3rd to August 29th, 3, 5, or 6 days a week
  • Locations: Summerville or Moncks Corner Airports
  • Prerequisites: Instrument Rating and a current medical. Depending on your flight experience, prior training and completing the written test in advance may be necessary in some cases to ensure you meet your goals

 

FAQ’s

Who is eligible to enroll in the Summer Flight Training Program?

Requirements depend on which certificate or rating you are pursuing and include being at least 17 years old for the Private Pilot course, holding a Private Pilot Certificate for the Instrument course, and Instrument Rating for the Commercial course, and meeting the FAA medical standards specific to each course. In some cases you may need to complete your written test in advance and have previous flight training experience.

How flexible is the scheduling for flight training?

Students will be assigned a specific flight block for the duration of the course. We offer multiple scheduling options, allowing you to fly 3, 5, or 6 days a week.

How do I use my Veterans Benefits for flight training?

Veterans or eligible beneficiaries can use their VA benefits for certain flight training courses. Start by contacting us to discuss your eligibility and the courses covered. You’ll also need to apply for VA benefits through the VA website if you haven’t already. Our team is here to assist you through every step of this process to ensure you can utilize your benefits for your flight training.

What is the application process for the Summer Flight Training Program?

The application process involves several steps:

 Reach out to a Training Advisor to express your interest and discuss your goals.

  1. Undergo a pre-approval process to ensure you meet the course prerequisites.
  2. Secure your slot on our waitlist.
  3. Once assigned a flight block, pay the $500 deposit and we will schedule your flight lessons for the Summer.

Is the $500 deposit refundable?

The $500 deposit is necessary to secure your place in our summer program and is applied toward your training costs. It is refundable under specific circumstances, such as if you do not meet the medical or other essential prerequisites for flight training. Please discuss the refund policy in detail with your Training Advisor.

Application Process Section

Joining our Summer Flight Training Program is a straightforward process designed to get you into the air as quickly as possible. Here’s how to get started:

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Contact a Training Advisor

Book an in-person meeting or a call with one of our Training Advisors here. Our Training Advisors are here to help you choose the right course and answer any questions you may have.

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Pre-Approval Process

After your initial conversation, we’ll guide you through the pre-approval process to ensure you meet the prerequisites for the course including your commitment to fly at least 3 times per week. This step will include a review of your flying experience and any certifications you already hold as well as ensuring you can fly in one of our available flight slots.

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Secure Your Spot

Once pre-approved, you’ll be placed on the waitlist until you are assigned a flight block. At that time you will be asked to make a $500 deposit to secure your place in the program. This deposit is your commitment to joining us for an exciting summer of flying.

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Confirmation and Scheduling

With your deposit received, we’ll book your flight lessons for the duration of the training program.

Why Choose Carolina Sky Flight Training?

141 Approved

Complete your flight training faster with reduced hours required.

Veterans Benefits Accepted

We accept VA benefits for eligible courses to help veterans access our training programs.

Choice of Modern Diamond DA20 or Diamond DA40

Train in either the DA20 or the DA40, depending on your training preferences.

Experienced Instructors

Our instructors bring a depth of knowledge and practical experience to your training.

Flexible Scheduling Options

With the understanding that schedules can be tight, we offer the flexibility to train 3, 5, or 6 days a week to accommodate your needs. We have limited flight blocks available so act fast to secure your preferred slot.

Transparent Pricing

We will give you a full breakdown of the cost estimate for completing your course.

In-House Maintenance

We maintain our fleet with in-house FAA-certified mechanics.

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