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Epic Buzz Vol. 4 Issue 7 | July 2021

July 2021 Buzz Newsletter

July special for PPL, full-motion sim in the news, alumni updates, online demos, check rides, and more! Volume 4, Issue 7 | July 2021 Simulator Enhances Flight Training Epic Flight Academy worked with Frasca to develop its Private Pilot Course to include full-motion simulator training. The goal was to save students time and money. In fact, Flying Magazine and AOPA recently shared the success of the course. Epic students have also weighed in, including Steve Ramroop: “My experience with the Frasca full-motion simulator has been an excellent one. By properly utilizing this flight training tool, I was able to accomplish my first solo faster and obtain my Private Pilot License within the suggested time and close to the suggested budget. I look … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 4 Issue 6 | June 2021

Epic Buzz Newsletter June 2021

Volume 4, Issue 6 | June 2021 Piper is Our Newest Hiring Partner We are thrilled to welcome Piper Aircraft, Inc. as Epic’s newest hiring partner for our Part 147 aircraft mechanic graduates. Greg Sims (center), Senior Manager of Manufacturing for Piper, visited Epic recently and is pictured here with COO Josh Rawlins (left) and Business Operations Manager Tyren Wilson (right). We invite you to check out our Aircraft Mechanic Program and see if it’s right for you. It’s easy to apply, and our next class begins June 8th. June Specials Airline Direct Program – IR and CPL students are eligible for the Airline Direct Program. (Note: Typically, only PPL students are eligible for this program. Because we have just launched this … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 4 Issue 5 | May 2021

Epic Buzz Newsletter May 2021

Safety Award Winner Announced Congratulations to our Colonel Anthony Perna Safety Award winner, Manuel Diaz. In remembrance of Colonel Anthony Perna, this award recognizes an individual whose dedication to safety is truly exceptional. Colonel Perna’s 30 years of faithful dedication to military aviation stands as a testament to the difference one person can make. Manuel prioritizes safety in the air and on the ground. Before he meets with a new student, he does his research so he knows who he is flying with. His decisions in the airplane always side with caution, and he reports safety deficiencies, when necessary, that contribute to our safety culture here at Epic. Thank you for your efforts, Manuel! The Colonel Anthony Perna Safety Award … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 4 Issue 4 | April 2021

Epic Buzz April 2021

April specials, our new Airline Direct Program, staff news, checkride passes, and more! Volume 4, Issue 4 | April 2021 New Airline Direct Program Are you looking for a flight training program that takes you directly to a career with the airlines? Look no further! Epic has partnered with Southern Airways Express and Mokulele Airlines to take you from zero experience to an airline career in 10 months. We accept 6 cadets into our Airline Direct Program every month. We invite you to apply to this exciting program. April Specials Airline Direct Program – IR and CPL students are eligible for the Airline Direct Program. (Note: Typically, only PPL students are eligible for this program. Because we have just launched it, we … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 4 Issue 3 | March 2021

Epic Buzz Newsletter March 2021

March specials, new aircraft, women in aviation, staff news, checkride passes, and more! Volume 4, Issue 3 | March 2021 Women in Aviation Week Celebrate Women in Aviation Week by participating in the Institute for Women of Aviation Worldwide (IWOAW)’s event on March 8th. A French female pilot, Raymond de Laroche, received her pilot license on March 8, 1910. She is believed to be the world’s first licensed female pilot. Join Epic Flight Academy and aviators from around the world to celebrate Women in Aviation Week. You can even help go for a world record in a display of pink paper airplanes. Epic is proud to have awarded aviation scholarships to Sadie Gerstle (2020), Bronwyn Rees (2019), Skye Sobzack (2017) and Victoria … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 4 Issue 2 | February 2021

Epic Buzz Newsletter Feb 2021

Volume 4, Issue 2 | February 2021 3 New Aircraft Arriving We are excited to announce that Epic will be taking delivery of 3 new Cessna 172 Skyhawks on February 16th. As our fleet continues to grow we are able to increase availability for our flight students to fly around the clock. The Cessna 172 with G1000 cockpits are the #1 flight training aircraft for many reasons. We buy ours brand new directly from the Cessna factory. Safety first! February Specials International Students! Free Private Pilot Ground School for those who pay their application fee in February and arrive before August to begin flight training!   College Students! All flight students with a valid college ID receive 10% off in February and March.  … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 4 Issue 1 | January 2021

Epic Buzz Newsletter Jan 2021

January special for international students, a look back at 2020, Epic graduate updates, staff news, checkride passes, and more! Happy New Year!A Look Back at 2020 The Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for our new Part 147 aircraft mechanic school on December 16th. This event capped off a year that saw exceptional student achievement and exciting growth at Epic Flight Academy. Early in the year, Epic awarded $100,000 in aircraft mechanic scholarships in anticipation of the program’s launch. Epic also awarded $44,500 in aviation scholarships to high school students during its 5th annual scholarship awards. These were supported by Epic’s annual fishing tournament. Of course, one of our favorite highlights was being the first and only … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 12 | December 2020

Epic Buzz Newsletter Dec 2020

Meet 3 successful Epic flight students and learn their paths to achievement. Also, December specials, Epic in the news, an Open House, and more! Celebrating Student Success As we close out another great year at Epic Flight Academy, we wanted to spotlight three students. Read the latest article from Captain Judy’s Corner to learn how determination, focus, and excellent study skills impacted the flight training of these three students. Meet Yuki Nguyen from Vietnam who completed her PPL, IR, and CMEL in less than 11 months, Chinedu Alikor from Nigeria, who has completed his PPL and IR and is now working on his CSEL, and Hunter McCarthy from the United States, who earned his PPL, IR, CSEL, and CFI in … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 11 | November 2020

Epic Buzz Newsletter Nov 2020

Our first class of aircraft mechanics began training, and we awarded $44,500 in scholarships! First Class of Aircraft Mechanics We are proud to welcome our inaugural class of Aircraft Mechanic students. They began training in October and are well on their way. Thanks to all who joined us for our Open House last month. What a great kick-off! The special tuition rate is in effect through Dec. 31, 2020. Are you ready to enroll? Our next class begins February 15, 2021. We hope to see you there! November Specials Are you ready to earn your Instrument Rating? During the month of November, new students will receive a $2,500 tuition discount. Enroll by November 30th to take advantage of this special. … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 10 | October 2020

Epic Buzz Newsletter Oct 2020

Epic Buzz October 2020: International students can save $7,250 in October. Epic is first in the world with new flight training device. $7,250 Savings for International Students During the month of October, international flight students will save an additional $7,250 on the cost of flight training. If you are an international student who wants to attend Epic Flight Academy, contact us by Oct. 31 to take advantage of this special offer. Check Flight School Eligibility! Would you like to “sit in” on a Ground School class? Our instructors are covering two important topics in this month’s free online training demos: Emergency Scenarios (Oct. 7) and Weather (Oct. 21). Remembering John Bryan The Epic family mourns the loss of flight instructor … Read more