A.C.E.

(Aviation Career Education)

Professional Pilot Program


Completion of this program qualifies students to work as flight instructors in a flight training program. Once they have enough experience, the pilot will then have the option to follow their dreams in many different aviation services.   Students will even be able to enroll in the American Airlines wholly owned subsidiary, Envoy Airlines Flight Instructor Cadet Program.

Private Pilot Training
35 Hours Flight Training in a Cessna 172

2.5 Hours Training in RedBird Simulator 
10 Hours of Solo flight time in a Cessna 172
20 Hours Ground Instruction
Medical Exam 
Study Material

FAA Written Test
FAA Check ride

Instrument Training
30 Hours Flight Training in a Cessna 172

20 Hours Flight Training in a RedBird Flight Simulator
20 Hours Ground Instruction
Study Material

FAA Written Test
FAA Check ride

Commercial Pilot Training
35 Hours Flight Training in a Cessna 172

10 Hours Flight Training in a Mooney M20E
27.5 Hours Flight Training in a RedBird Flight Simulator

80 Hours of Solo flight time in a Cessna 152
30 Hours Ground Instruction

Study Material

FAA Written Tests
FAA Check Ride

Multi-engine Training
10 Hours Instruction in a Multi Engine Aircraft
10 Hours Ground Instruction 
FAA Check ride


Certified Flight Instructor Training
10 Hours Flight Training in a Complex Aircraft
40 Hours Ground Instruction
Study Material
3 FAA Written Tests
FAA Check ride


Total Cost $51,730