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Below are the answers to your questions:

1. I am an aged applicant. I don’t know whether I should go for my ambition at this age or not. will be thankful if u put your valuable opinion in this question
Answer: At Epic Flight Academy, we do not require any maximum age limits. An individual must be 16 years old to solo an aircraft, 17 years old to obtain a Private Pilot Certificate, 18 years old to obtain a Commercial Pilot Certificate and 23 years old to obtain an Airline Transport Certificate. FAR Part 121 (major airline regulations) require all pilots to retire at the age of 65.

2. As there are only 3 options in the current level of English knowledge I want to state that though my first language is not English, I can speak, read & write it to optimum level. I have completed my bachelor’s degree in a full English curriculum. Is it required to get an IELTS or TOEFL score for admission?
Answer: We do not require IELTS or TOEFL results. During the application process, you will undergo an English proficiency test and pass at least level III English.

3. Keeping in mind the present pandemic situation, I am not sure when this whole world is going to be in a normal state again. So not sure when I can join.
Answer: We totally understand this. We are still operational but we are continually monitoring the CDC, State of Florida. You can check our COVID-19 updates here:
Also, for the months of April & May 2020, Epic Flight Academy has been authorized by the FAA to conduct ground school virtually with an FAA instructor. Please watch this quick video for more information:

4. Do u provide flight instructor rating and opportunity to work as a flight instructor at your academy for an international student?
Answer: We do not offer flight instructor courses for international students at the moment.

5. Flying hours provided in the training (Actual flying & Sim flight hours)
Answer: The number of flight hours is 200 – 300. It varies depending on the student’s nationality. To check the specific flying and sim hours, please visit this link:

6. Regarding the availability of funding, it is to state that full funding is not available right now fully with me I have the plan to take part loan.
Answer: We do not offer scholarships or loans; however, we do have a section with suggestions to help you secure funding for attending Epic Flight Academy here:

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