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“The way I see it, you can either work for a living or you can fly airplanes. Me, I’d rather fly.”

Current pilots and previous graduates from a flight school would congratulate you for choosing Epic Flight Academy.

You weren’t meant to be a passenger and Epic Flight Academy wants those with a true passion for flying to join our flight school Florida. Imagine flying – moving freely in multiple dimensions – is not only fun but can lead to and amazing career with endless travel opportunities and career experiences. It’s important to focus your research in finding the right flight school to ensure you are choosing the pilot school that will provide you the best education and safety. Epic Flight Academy offers accelerated commercial pilot training for all levels of experience and ages. For all of your flight school questions please contact our Admissions Team at 1-866-FLY-EPIC or free on Skype: epicflightacademy for more information on how to begin your pilot training.

Consider Before Selecting a Flight School

Before you gain admission to a pilot school you should spend time evaluating the following:

  1. Make a list of flight schools located in areas with the best flying conditions. Consider factors such as snow, wind, mountains, warm weather, safe neighborhoods, etc.
  2. Check each flight school in your list for details about accidents. Flight school safety should be #1!
  3. Speak to knowledgeable Admissions Personnel about the right flight training career path for you.
  4. Evaluate the type and age of the aircraft you will be flying and other resources.
  5. Collect several quotes for your flying lessons and compare all details (fuel, time limit, airport fees, etc.)
  6. Ask flight schools about your options for payments and discounts.
  7. Talk about housing, transportation, accessibility to shopping for necessities and fun student activities.
  8. Follow the steps to apply for the aviation school of your choice for acceptance. Epic Flight Academy!

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A rash, hurried decision can cause dire consequences when choosing the right place to begin your flight training. Read on and choose wisely. Before making a final decision involve family and friends that will help you in evaluating several different flight schools. You will need their support and guidance! Make sure the flight school you choose has a well trained Admissions staff that answers all of your questions and assists you from application to arrival to your flight school.

Career Paths

Whether you want to learn to fly for recreation or for employment Epic Flight Academy is the perfect choice for you. We are a flight school specialized in training pilots for airline positions. Occasionally we meet students that simply want to take flying lessons for pleasure. In all cases we are prepared to help you decide which flight school courses are right for you at Epic Flight Academy!

Ground School Start Dates

Once you’ve completed your checklist, discussed with your support group and receive answers to all of your questions from the flight school Admissions staff it’s time to choose a start date. At Epic Flight Academy we offer new classes starting each month to fit everyone’s schedule. We look forward to being your flight school selection and urge you to view our start dates for flying lessons.  If you already have a pilot license, no problem!  Our flight operations staff flys from 6am-11pm, 7 days a week, and we’re happy to create a customized schedule for you.

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Epic Flight Academy offers several payment options for all types of budgets. To find out more about flight school loans for International Students please visit our pilot training financing page. If you are a U.S. Citizen we highly recommend you review our flight training affiliate partnership details with Liberty University. Liberty University provides FAFSA, VA, and personal student loan options for those interested in obtaining a University aviation degree plus flight training.  Additionally, Epic has partnered with Airline Pilot Financing to offer domestic student easy flight training funding for your entire pilot course.  Either option will get you flying quickly at Epic and that much closer to your pilot career.

Flight School Accommodations

We can arrange elite accommodation with relatively upscale amenities for our future pilots, or you can arrange your own accommodations if preferred. It is recommended that students stay their first month in our flight school accommodation and take advantage of our housing to academy van transportation. As a student pilot it might take some time to get comfortable with your new flight school Florida location and flying lessons schedule. Once accustomed to the city and it’s surroundings you can venture out and find other housing with your new friends near our beautiful beach if you desire!

Available Transportation & Travel

Epic Flight Academy provides transportation for flight school students directly between student housing and the academy. Also available is our citywide public transportation, the Votran bus system. Public transportation is unlimited with a Votran Student Pass purchase and the most cost efficient choice to travel citywide.

Local Activities

Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center

From our campus in New Smyrna Beach, Florida you can live and enjoy the unique and world famous Florida attractions: Beaches, science & tech, entertainment. Student favorites while attending flight school at Epic are the Kennedy Space Center, every famous Disney attractions, heart thumping power of live racing at the Daytona Speedway, and downtown Miami. Beautiful New Smyrna Beach offers several fun activities such as surfing, fishing, kayaking, volleyball, and beach bonfires!

Pilot School FAQ

Prospective students who are moving away to attend a flight school have many questions. If you don’t see answers to your flight school Florida questions in our FAQ, then you can click here to pose your own aviation related question at StudentPilotFAQ.com.  Alternatively, our Admissions team is standing by to answer your questions and help you properly evaluate for this major career decision.