Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 9 | September 2020

Transfer student discounts up to $4000, 2 new aircraft mechanic partners, 7 new flight instructors, and much more…

Transfer Special – Up to $4000 in Credits

Sept. 2020 Transfer Student Special

Have you been doing your pilot training elsewhere but thinking about transferring to Epic? September is the perfect time! Domestic and International transfer students who pay their application fees by September 30, 2020 and enroll and start in 2020 are eligible to receive transfer credits of $1,250 to $4,000. These credits are paid at the beginning of the Commercial course or the mid-point of the course if only one course is taken. The credits are earned for full courses. Partial course credits will be earned on a pro rata basis. For our full course (PPL through CME), your credit will be $4,000. PPL only: $1,500. Instrument only: $1,250. Commercial only: $1,250. Questions? Just ask! We even offer referral incentives!

Join Us For Online Flight Training Demo

Would you like to “sit in” on a Ground School class? We offer free Online Flight Training Demos on Sept. 9 and 23. Sign up to attend virtually! Hundreds of future pilots have joined us for online demos, and we invite you to join, too!

Epic Alumni & Staff News

7 new flight instructors hired Aug. 2020

We proudly welcomed 7 new flight instructors to the Epic family in August! We invite you to read their online profiles and learn about our newest instructors.

Epic Welcomes Two New Mechanic Partners

AirGate Aviation and Cape Air Join Epic Partners

Epic is proud to welcome AirGate Aviation and Cape Air as recruiting partners for our Aircraft Mechanic Program. These aviation companies join the roster of businesses who have signed letters of agreement to interview our graduates. Epic is proud of its growing list of partnerships. This networking provides our graduates with great opportunities in the job market.

Captain Judy’s Corner:
Pilots as Mechanics

Captain Judy's Corner

Captain Judy Rice, Epic’s Ground School Instructor, has written about why so many pilots also become aircraft mechanics (and vice versa) in her new article, Pilots as Mechanics. Did you know that several members of Epic’s staff were trained as both pilots and mechanics?

“Becoming an aircraft mechanic is a rewarding career. So is becoming a pilot. So, why would anyone go to the trouble of becoming both? After all, you’ll likely choose one or the other for a career. There are many good reasons why people choose to train in both fields…”

Read the full article.

What are you waiting for? Begin your journey today to become an airline pilot or aircraft mechanic! We can help you achieve your dreams!


Congratulations to all of our spectacular Epic Flight Academy students who passed checkrides on their first attempt in August! 

Private Pilot   

Pavan Kirtikumar Chaudhari
Joel Ndung’U Wanjuu
Linh Chanh Nguyen
Jonathan Alcantara
Zachary Brad Wilson
Sean Logan Hughes

Instrument Rating   

Fahid Juma Hamad
Fedor Sergeyevich Kozhevnikov
Emily Lynn Wright
Ashlee Camphor Joylon Hewaarachchige
Gavin Marcus Morales

Commercial Single-Engine

Hunter Ian McCarthy
Rick Martin Graf
Maxwell Morgan Goione
Derek Joseph Gaulden
Brock Allen Rees
William Thomas Rhodes
Wesley Alan Ryden
Yitzhak Alexander Cairo
Carlo Mario Cairo Paz

Commercial Multi-Engine       

Francis Daniela Osorio Morales
Tanaboon Techasena
Manuela Maya Franco
Javier Andres Salas Sanabria
Uyen Nha Nguyen
Ryan Kip Groel
Gibran Eliopoulos
Ho Man Leung
Kayla Brianna Keith
Zachary Andrew Caley
Kyojun Kim
Joshua Dylan Bruton

Certified Flight Instructor

Christian Alexander Amato
David Joel Noorman
Zachary Andrew Caley
Eungjun Kim
Ryan Alexander Richmond

Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument

David Ross Kollins
Nicholas Anthony Nieves

Multi-Engine Instructor

Ian Thornton Gammon
Eric Maclean Sullivan
Jason Mark Yasin

Scholarship Event Cancelled

 bash cancelled

Fishing Tournament Scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7

We are disappointed at having to cancel our celebration, but our Red Tails for Red Tails Fishing Tournament to support our aviation scholarships is still scheduled for Saturday, November 7th.

Did you know you can apply for student loans to pay for flight school?

Responding to COVID-19 at Epic Flight Academy

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