• Guaranteed Pilot Career Program (GPCP) Takes You from 0 Flight Experience to Airline Ready in as Little as 2 Years
    • Complete 7 FAA pilot ratings and certifications GUARANTEED!!!
    • As long as you are doing your part and following our academic terms and conditions, we will do our part and take care of any additional flight training needed to get you completed!
    • Clear Pathway to 1,500 Flight Hours – Guaranteed CFI position upon completion of training
    • All-Inclusive program including flight hours, ground training and dedicated academic advisors

  • Our partnership with SkyWest Airlines offers our students benefits at the largest regional airline
    • Access to the SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program at 250 flight hours/CFI and start your Airline Seniority benefits such as class start date and bonuses.
    • Guaranteed First Officer final interview with SkyWest Airlines

PHASE I Duration Flight Hours Ground Hours Cost (USD)
FAA Private Pilot License (Part 141 course) 8 Weeks 50 hours* 15 Hours
FAA Instrument Rating (Part 141 course) 8 Weeks 50 hours* 15 Hours
Structured Time Building (PA28) 6 Weeks 140 hours*
FAA Commercial SEP 3 Weeks 10 hours* 10 Hours
FAA Commercial MEP 3 Weeks 15 hours* 10 Hours
Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) 6 Weeks 15 hours* 20 Hours
Certified Instrument Flight Instructor (CFII) 4 Weeks 10 hours* 20 Hours
Certified Multi Engine Flight Instructor (MEI) 2 Weeks 15 hours* 10 Hours
Flight Training Totals 40 Weeks 305 hours* 100 Hours $95,000.000**

* Training quoted based on PA28, C172, DA42

** Included in the program cost:

  • Books and equipment necessary
  • David Clark Headset
  • Foreflight subscription
  • FAA Practical tests
  • FAA written exams
  • Pilot uniform

Accelerated training completed in 10 months includes the following:

  • Private Pilot License
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilot License
  • Commercial Multi Engine Add-on
  • Certified Flight Instructor License (CFI)
  • Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII)
  • Certified Multi Engine Instructor (MEI)


  • US Citizen or U.S. Work authorization
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must obtain an FAA First class medical before starting program.
  • Cannot have any criminal records of any kind.

Our Guaranteed Pilot Career Program includes:

  • All flight hours needed to complete all of the above flight training.
  • All aeronautical knowledge ground school needed to complete your training.
  • All necessary simulator training to complete your training.
  • All necessary books and equipment necessary to complete your training
  • First time fee for FAA practical test (any retest fee will be at student expense)
  • First time fee for FAA knowledge test (any retest fee will be at student expense)

Flight School Loan (Must be a U.S Citizen)

  •  Stratus Financial offers its lowest-rate private student loan to NAC flight training students. This competitive loan product can cover the entire cost of pilot training and your student housing expenses during training. Stratus Financial offers flexible repayment options, including deferment of loan payments for 1 year.


  • Student must maintain at all times a valid First-Class Medical during the entire program.
  • Student must have a student pilot certificate or pilot certificate at all times. Student may not have any suspensions or revocations of licenses at any time.
  • Student must be a full-time student (5 days a week at least 8 hours per day.) Until program is fully completed. No exceptions will be made for absence, unless for medical reason backed up by a medical certificate.
  • Student must attend all assigned ground schools and flight lessons when scheduled and complete all assigned assignments given by the instructor or flight school.
  • Student must not be late or miss any scheduled lessons or assignments.
  • Student must follow all rules and necessary recommendations that the school requires in order to complete the program.
  • Our Pilot Career Program includes a guaranteed paid flight Instructor position to obtain your 1500 hours needed to meet ATP requirements.
  • Once you are signed up as a SkyWest Cadet, you will receive additional benefits such as a seniority number at SkyWest Airlines and access to their pilot mentoring program throughout your training. You also will receive a guaranteed final interview with SkyWest Airlines for a First Officer Position.

Fuel Surcharge

Due to the unpredictable volatility  of current oil market NAC reserves the right to apply a fuel surcharge any time the price of  crude exceeds $50.00 USD per barrel during training. The amount of the fuel surcharge will be determined based on NAC’s average cost of fuel and the flight time remaining in your training program at the time the supplement is imposed.

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