Epic Buzz Vol. 4 Issue 6 | June 2021

Volume 4, Issue 6 | June 2021

Piper is Our Newest Hiring Partner

Piper 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

June 2021 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 program, we will accept IR and CPL cadets who enroll in June and begin training in July.)
  • College Students – All flight students with a valid college ID receive 10% off in June.
  • International Students – Enroll during the month of June and you will receive FREE ground school instruction.
  • Transfer Students – Transfer students receive $2,500 discount when enrolling this month.
  • Veterans – We will waive enrollment fees this month for all veterans who enroll in flight school or mechanic school.

Read full details of our monthly specials, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions!

Aircraft Mechanic Training

Hands-on aircraft mechanic students

These Epic aircraft mechanic students enjoy hands-on learning in our Aircraft Mechanic ProgramIn 14 to 18 months, they will start their new careers as aviation maintenance technicians. Whether you work in the space industry, for the airlines, or even as a ride technician at the theme parks, there are thousands of job openings in this field. Epic offers fast, affordable training to help you level up in your career. 

Check Aircraft Mechanic Training Eligibility!

May Open House

May 2021 Open House

We had a great Open House on May 8th at our Part 147 Aircraft Mechanic School. Here Epic staff visit with George Anderson (3rd from left), an Aerospace Technologies CTE Instructor from Sebastian River High School in Indian River County. We were happy to donate aircraft parts for George’s students to use in their program, and we look forward to welcoming his students when they visit our campus.

Epic Staff News

Cilia Salam - Intern from Embry-Riddle

Last month Embry-Riddle student Cilia Salam joined the team as an intern. Cilia is earning her Master’s in Aeronautics and is working with Epic’s Dispatch and Safety team. Welcome, Cilia!

Online Training Demos

June 2021 Training Demos

Join our instructors for a free Ground School class. Our highly qualified flight instructors are offering a free online training demo: June 16th. Register and join us! We look forward to meeting you!

Captain Judy’s Corner

Captain Judy's Corner June 2021

Want to learn about cross country flight training? Read Captain Judy Rice’s latest feature article on training for this important subject. You can also read more great articles in Captain Judy’s Corner.

Meet Our Scholarship Winner!

Daniel Ruiz Jimenez

Congratulations to Daniel Ruiz Jimenez (left) who was recently awarded the Epic Flight Academy Aircraft Mechanic Scholarship from the Latino Pilots Association. Check out the YouTube video of Daniel learning the exciting news. Daniel is from Davis, CA, and we look forward to welcoming him to beautiful New Smyrna Beach, Florida for his AMT training.

Congratulations, Ground School Grads!

May 2021 Ground School Grads

These Epic students completed Ground School last month and are now underway in their flight training to earn their Private Pilot Licenses. We are so proud of their hard work and accomplishments!


Congratulations to these Epic Flight Academy students who passed checkrides on their first attempt in May! We salute you!

Private Pilot   

Murad Emron Ahmed
Kyle Reuben Crawford
James Colin Holowitz
Pulkit Mathur

Instrument Rating   

Caleb Daniel Watt
Matthew Wheeler Rippy
Enzo Manuel Aponte Viera
Sam Alexander Maner
Jiwan Jeon
Kevin Johnathan Crivaro
Herman Ahmad
Matthew Ryan Perry
Daniel Joseph Soboleski

Commercial Single-Engine

Drona Thapa
Bayram Saidov
Joseph Patrick Wasko
Ernest Umerov
Ricardo Artie J Edwards

Commercial Multi-Engine

Jimmy Yuegal Dorji
Linh Chanh Nguyen
William Thomas Rhodes
Hunter Nicholas Staten
Robert Joseph Levy
Christopher Montezuma Granados
Caleb Christopher Sexton
Felipe Ansiro Santana Areche
Pierre Louis Carrel
Jonathan Alcantara
Gavin Marcus Morales

Certified Flight Instructor

Joseph Alan Antaya

Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument

Donovan Jr Everton Twiddle
Andrew Michael Hansinger
Kyle Joseph Dalrymple
Kelli Lynne Bishop
Anthony Michael Krolak
Voyn Georgiev Dikov
Austin Taylor Bolz
Joseph Alan Antaya

Multi-Engine Flight Instructor

Jihad Waseem Fathalla
Adam Christopher Maxon
Jamie Naomi Estrada


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

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