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Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 2 | Feb. 2020

Epic Buzz Newsletter Feb 2020

Volume 3, Issue 2                                                                    February 2020 Air Wisconsin Hosts Pilot Career Seminar Epic Flight Academy welcomed representatives from Air Wisconsin on January 22nd for a Pilot Career Seminar. Our flight school provides numerous opportunities to network that will help with your career goals. Air Wisconsin offers up to $57,000 in bonuses alone! Epic graduate and current flight instructor Andrew Toma (far left) was hired by Air Wisconsin as a First Officer. Congratulations, Andrew! We invite you to join our Epic Flight Academy online PILOT FORUM to discuss pilot … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 1 | Jan. 2020

Epic Newsletter Jan 2020

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 3, Issue 1                                                                    January 2020 Epic Wins Best Workplace for 2019 Epic Flight Academy was acknowledged as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Volusia and Flagler Counties by the Daytona News-Journal for 2019. More than 130 employees comprise Team Epic, and we are very proud of this recognition. What a great way to cap our 20th anniversary year! A snapshot of 2019… 596 passed checkrides! Enrolled 390 students! 40,000+ hours of flight! Nearly 3,000 hours … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 12 | Dec. 2019

Epic Buzz Dec 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 12                                                                    December 2019 Your College Degree Awaits Why pay tens of thousands of dollars for a college degree when you can transfer your Epic Flight Academy training for 23 college credits at Daytona State College? You have the option to earn your A.S. degree at DSC as well as your Bachelor’s. Or, you can earn your A.S. and transfer to another college for your Bachelor’s if you move from the area. Best of all, … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 11 | Nov. 2019

Epic Buzz Nov 2019

Sponsors Supported $27,500 in 2019 Epic Scholarship Awards Congratulations to our 4th Annual Epic Flight Academy Aviation Scholarship winners! New Smyrna Beach Mayor Russ Owen presented a $20,000 scholarship to Trace Martinson from St. Augustine, FL (pictured above) and a $5,000 scholarship to Bronwyn Rees (in absentia) from Rockledge, FL. We received 22 applications from 8 states. We were also thrilled to present a special $2,500 scholarship to Andrew McCarthy, a current Epic student. Read all about our scholarship winners! We send a warm thank you to our generous sponsors who made it possible to award $27,500 this year: Textron/Cessna, Air Wisconsin, and Piedmont Airlines were our major scholarship sponsors. Thanks to New Smyrna Outfitters for supporting our fishing tournament, which in turn supports scholarships. Thanks to all of our generous sponsors for making this year’s event a success, and thanks to the hundreds … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 10 | Oct. 2019

Epic Buzz Newsletter Oct 2109

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 10                                                                   October 2019 Scholarship Awards: Saturday, October 26th Our 4th Annual Epic Flight Academy Aviation Scholarship event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. New Smyrna Beach Mayor Russ Owen will present a $20,000 scholarship and a $5,000 scholarship to our winners. This scholarship is open to U.S. high school juniors and seniors who have until Oct. 11 to apply. There will also be a special $2,500 scholarship presented to … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 9 | September 2019

Epic Newsletter September 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 9                                                                    September 2019 Epic Alumnus Makes Historic Flight We received a fascinating update from former Epic student Ben Smith. Unlike most of our students, flying is a hobby for Ben, not a career. For fun he flies “Placid Lassie,” the C-47 that was based here at EVB last year. This past summer, Ben led 15 C-47s/DC-3s across the Atlantic as the D-Day Squadron flying this route: KOXC-> Goose Bay, Labrador -> Narsarsuaq, Greenland -> … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 8 | August 2019

Epic Newsletter August 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 8                                                                   August 2019 Scholarship Recipient Ryan Groel Earns CPL Ryan Groel (left), pictured with FAA Examiner Steven Clegg, was an Epic scholarship recipient in 2017. Just 7 weeks after graduating high school, Ryan passed his CPL checkride. Read about Ryan’s flight training here. MORE EPIC NEWS… -Epic was featured in the news for its expansion of operations during its 20th year of operations. -Epic CFI Alex Orr has been nominated for NCAA Woman of the … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 7 | July 2019

Epic Buzz Newsletter July 2019

Epic Moves DC-7 to Prepare for New Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School Epic recently relocated its decommissioned DC-7 to make way for expansion. We are breaking ground for our new Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School, which will open in the spring of 2020 if everything continues on schedule. What a great way to celebrate our 20 years in operation! We invite you to join our Epic Flight Academy online PILOT FORUM to discuss pilot topics, ask questions, and get to know each other. The forum is a great place to start your pilot career! Epic Alumni News We were thrilled to hear from Epic graduate Ahmed Mohammed (above) who is now flying for Azman Air! Congratulations, Ahmed! We were also happy to hear that Steven Okolovitch (bottom … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 6 | June 2019

Epic Buzz Newsletter June 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 6                                                                    June 2019 Epic Hosts Pilot Career Seminars Epic recently hosted a Pilot Career Seminar with Piedmont Airlines and has several more seminars planned with PSA Airlines on June 6th, Trans States Airlines on June 27th, and ExpressJet Airlines on July 18th. We regularly host Pilot Career Seminars so our students and CFIs can learn about career opportunities. See all events online. We invite you to join our Epic Flight Academy online PILOT FORUM to discuss pilot topics, … Read more

Epic Buzz | Vol. 2 Issue 5 | May 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 5

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 5                                                                    May 2019 Air Wisconsin Visits Epic Representatives from Air Wisconsin Airlines visited Epic Flight Academy on April 18th to discuss hiring opportunities. Pilot Recruiter Enrique answered questions about joining the Air Wisconsin team. New hire First Officers are eligible for up to $57,000 in bonuses and enjoy some of the best benefits in the regional industry. Air Wisconsin also has part-time positions for pilots still building hours that might be right for you! Epic maintains a close … Read more