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Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 5 | May 2020

Epic Buzz Newsletter May 2020

Join us for an online ground school demo! Transfer students, save up to $2,000! Transfer Student Special During the month of May, flight students who transfer to Epic can receive up to $2,000 in special discounts. This special is available to all transfer students. Free Virtual School Demo Dates Have you always wanted to try Online Ground School? Now you can see if this is for you by attending one of our free Online Demo Courses. You can interact, ask the instructor questions, and familiarize yourself with Epic Flight Academy. We have three upcoming demo courses on May 4, May 11, and May 12. Register online! We look forward to meeting with you face-to-face! Check Flight School Eligibility! FLORIDA RESIDENTS … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 4 | April 2020

Epic Newsletter April 2020

Online pilot training, special savings, and more… Online Training & Our Best Deal Ever! We recently heard from former Epic instructor Santiago Rosell (R) and Epic grad Zack Zois (L) who fly a Boeing 767 for Air Transport International. If you have ever wanted to join the ranks of the airline pilots, now is the best possible time. Our Summer Special includes 12 weeks of Online Ground School before your arrival at Epic this summer. It also includes the following savings: International flight students receive 7 months free housing! Domestic flight students receive $5,000 training credit!  Domestic aircraft mechanic students receive $2,500 tuition credit! What are you waiting for? Begin your journey today to become an airline pilot or aircraft mechanic tomorrow! We can help you achieve your … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 3 | March 2020

Epic Newsletter March 2020

Volume 3, Issue 3                                                                    March 2020 Epic Grad Hosts Pilot Career Seminar We were thrilled to welcome Epic graduate Captain John Evans (left) from Endeavor Air. John was here on Feb. 27th to host a Pilot Career Seminar and share information about hiring at Endeavor, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines. Thank you, John, for networking with our pilots! Epic will host another Pilot Career Seminar on March 31st – RJet Day with Republic Airways. (Note: Also pictured is Epic grad First Officer Doris Jaupi). We invite … Read more

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