Patty Wagstaff – Aerobatic Training for Epic Students

World renowned Patty Wagstaff has been speaking with Epic’s Operations Staff about a special offer exclusive to Epic Flight Academy students and graduates for a chance to win one of 4 aerobatic training and upset recovery training scholarships! Each of the 4 scholarship recipients will receive a 2-hour Confidence Course from Patty Wagstaff Aerobatic School. The course includes 2 hours of flight training in the 8KCAB Super Decathlon and 2 hours of ground school instruction.  Applications will be accepted through December 10, 2016 from Epic Flight Academy students with a minimum of a Private Pilot Certificate. The 4 scholarship winners will be notified on December 20, 2016, and they will […]

Epic Purchases New Cessna – Visit us at Sun N Fun to see!

Cessna delivers first new Skyhawk under multi-year agreement with Epic Flight Academy LAKELAND, Fla. (April 5, 2016) – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today delivered a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 as part of an agreement recently signed with Epic Flight Academy. The multi-year agreement includes initial purchase of two new Skyhawk aircraft, product support, training and Epic’s commitment to purchase training aircraft solely from Textron Aviation to update its flight training fleet. Epic Flight Academy in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, currently operates 17 Skyhawks with Garmin G1000 avionics as the school’s primary flight trainer. “Epic Flight Academy operates one of the leading flight training schools in the U.S. and […]

VFR Pilot Rating vs IFR Pilot Rating

IR Rated Pilot Versus VFR Rated Pilot-   What does VFR and IFR mean? The acronyms VFR and IFR stand for different types of FAA pilot guidelines that aviators must follow when flying. VFR stands for visual flight rules, which basically means a pilot  has to follow certain FAA flight rules operating by using only their  eyesight while flying. IFR on the other hand, stands for “Instrument Flight rules”, which means that a pilot is basically flying by using their instruments for navigation, radar, weather tracking, flight path monitoring, take off and landing purposes, etc. VFR Pilot: FAA Visual Flight Rules- VFR Pilot Information and VFR Flight Requirements- When you first get started out as […]

New Commercial Flight School Graduate- Leonardo Satria

New Commercial Flight School Graduate- Leonardo Satria

New Commercial Flight School Graduate- Leonardo Satria Perfect job Leonardo on passing our commercial pilot training course with flying colors! Leonardo just completed his FAA CPL training with our flight school, graduated, and passed his FAA exams and CPL check ride! Excellent work Leonardo, we wish you the best of luck with your future pilot career! Leonardo is seen here with his certified flight instructor Bryan Meyers. Date: 9/5/2014 Flight: FAA Commercial Pilot License (CPL)   Click here to see more of our flight school graduates – Commercial Flight School Graduates

Flight School Videos

Our Flight Training School Videos Pilot School Videos We have a wide range of videos for prospective student pilots to view as to explore everything our flight school has to offer. Some of our videos are brief video tours of our flight school, others are direct flight training videos, some of the videos are of student pilots going out on their first flight and/or first solo flight( day and night flights),  some are landings and take offs, others are interviews with student pilots and recent graduates of Epic Flight Academy, some are basic “how to”, and others are basic instructional videos on how to become a pilot to start a […]

Flight School for Veterans

Pilot License Training At Approved Flight School for Veterans Have you ever served in the military? If so, did you know that you could start training for an exciting career as a professional pilot by using your GI Bill to help pay for the majority of your veteran flight school training? Whats the catch? It just so happens that almost anyone that has served in the military has GI Bill benefits to assist them in obtaining their commercial pilot license.   “We are Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) Benefits & Chapter 30 (Montgomery GI Bill) Approved” Our US pilot school in Florida, Epic Flight Academy, is an approved  flight school for veterans that provides superior pilot training at […]

International Flight Schools for Foreign Student Pilots

Facts On Attending US Based International Flight Schools for Aspiring Student Pilots Do you plan on choosing a US flight school? If so, you will need to obtain a US visa to be able to come to the US before you can begin your flight training at any and all US flight schools. International Flight Schools – Obtaining a U.S. Visa to go to a Pilot School in the USA Aspiring pilots that are interested in enrolling in an approved USCIS institution to attend aviation college or to go to accredited flight schools must first go through the process of obtaining a U.S. Visa. Depending on what type of pilot license […]

Women Pilots, Women Commercial Pilots, and Women Airline Pilots

Women Pilots Today-  Women Flight School, Women Pilot Training, and Women Pilots–  More Women Seeking Pilot Careers… As the stereotype goes, men are usually the ones that fly the planes and women are usually the ones attending to the passengers on the plane. These days things are operating much differently when it comes to which gender flies an airplane or a jet. Sure there have been many influential women pilots throughout history, but the question remains- how often do you see a women behind the ‘stick” of a major commercial airline jumbo jet? Almost never has been the traditional answer over the years, but not these days. Women all across the […]

Colombia Pilot Career Seminar

International Flight School Set to Host Pilot Training Career Seminar in Colombia Have you ever dreamed about becoming a professional, registered, certified commercial airline pilot? How to Become a Pilot If so, you should know that becoming a commercial pilot is one of the most exhilarating jobs anyone could ever have, period. There is no other feeling in the world than taking off at over 100 MPH at the helm of a gigantic jumbo jet. Speeding down the runway, lifting off, pulling up, and flying into the clouds is now how you earn a paycheck. Why? Because you took the time to visit one of Epic Flight Academy’s free flight […]