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User currently offlineASA_737 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 82 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1691 times:

I will be graduating soon from university with a degree in Communications. My ultimate goal is to be a commerical airline pilot. Can anyone recomend a good flight school to attend and any other info would be great!
Thanks

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User currently offlineA330 From Belgium, joined May 1999, 649 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1615 times:

In the UK: Cabair has the best reputation, most UK airlines, including now also BA send their cadets there.
Oxford is also good, BM trains their pilots at that place.

In the US: Flight Safety in Florida, watch out for a lot of dubious schools offering cheap courses, but no quality... I also think Comair has a good school, and Purdue (Purdue arrow&cadet might tell you more about it)

In the Netherlands: NLS (Nationale Luchtvaartschool), KLM (KLM School), EPST (training at Cabair and MCC-course at ATP-academy, they guarantee you an immediate entry into a UK Airline on Boeing or Airbus as FO!)

Belgium: SFA (Sabena Flight Academy, maybe the best of them all)



Shiek!
User currently offlinePilot2b From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1607 times:

Check Comair Aviation out, located in Sanford Florida. I visited their campus last February and will be attending either in September or October. I was very impressed with their professional attitude towards the training program. You will also have an oppertunity to be instructor @ the school and then possibly become a pilot for COMAIR, or any other regional airline in the country. After you graduate from the school, they guarantee you an interview with a regional airline.

PILOT2B

1-800-UCANFLY


User currently offlineJETPILOT From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3130 posts, RR: 29
Reply 3, posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1602 times:

Pilot 2B. I would rethink your plan to attend COMAIR. Their are better palces to do your training.



User currently offlineEricmetallica From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1596 times:

Try the Airline Training Acadamy in Orlando, The train you like an airline pilot from the begining, have set agreements with Regional Airlines for Interviews. They even have there own airline with a Jetstrem 31 that you get time in.

http://www.flyhere.com


User currently offlineJETPILOT From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3130 posts, RR: 29
Reply 5, posted (14 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1591 times:

I looked at the Airline training Academy website. I can honestly say it is a joke.

Agreements with regionals for interviews? Any qualified pilot having those minimums is eligable for employment with these carriers.

Beware people offering anything other than good quality flight training. The jobs will come.

FlightSafety Academy is what you should be looking into.


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