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Pilot Training

Become a professional career pilot or just get the flight training and rating you want with American Winds.

Which of these 3 opportunities works for you?

  • Associate Degree > 1 Year Fast-Tracked

    1 Year Fast-Tracked! Earn our fully accredited Associate Degree of Applied Science in Aeronautics. 2 year program may be completed in as little as 1 year with our fast-track program!

  • Bachelor Degree > in as little as 2 years.

    American Winds is a Flight Training Affiliate for Liberty University School of Aeronautics. Earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation in as little as two years.  Take Liberty's online classes, but fly locally at American Winds. A four year program can be accelerated to be accomplished in as little as 2 years.

  • Flight Training - Certification & Ratings

    Enroll in one of our 13 FAA-approved Part 61 or 141 flight training courses (certification, non-degree).

Get more information about our flight training programs.

American Winds College of Aeronautics is an FAA Approved Part 61 & Part 141 Certified Flight School & FAA Authorized for the Restricted ATP (R-ATP)

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We can help get financing for our degree programs and other training.

American Winds is a Flight Training Affiliate for Liberty University

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When I first started there it blew me away how involved everybody was in helping every student there achieve their goals. I would have to say the best experience was the flight instructors.
Matt Moro
Student Pilot
Hello my name is Abdul Tukur, and I came to American Winds from my homeland of Nigeria.  I was unsure of what to expect when I came to America, but the uncertainty I had was eased by American Winds.  They made me feel welcomed from day one and took me in as part of the family.  The flight instructors have been great and really show a personal interest in helping me reach my goal of being a career pilot.
Abdul Tukur
International Student Pilot
A pilot shortage is definitely in effect. What does it mean? and how long will it last? Those are good questions for student pilots interested in an professional pilot career.
Our one year Associate Degree program can train and prepare you for a professional pilot career in the airlines.
Discover the steps to becoming a pro pilot. Find out what we have to offer. Take a Discovery Flight!
We have several Academic Aviation Programs to choose from. Review them all and decide which is best for you.
Not interested in getting an aviation degree? but you do want to learn to fly or advance in flight training with additional ratings? We certainly can help you do that.

American Winds is authorized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to offer eligible veterans student assistance through multiple programs. Contact us to find out more about how to qualify for these programs – or learn more here.

Train in the United States. Review our training programs and information pertaining to Internatioal Students on our website.
We have good fleet of training aircraft with updated avionics and GPS to allow solid training platforms to round out flight training for our student pilots.
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