Epic Flight Instructor Training Sponsorship

Epic Flight Academy, one of the fastest growing flight schools in the country, is currently recruiting aspiring pilots to become flight instructors. For qualified applicants, Epic is providing up to $20,000 of flight training sponsorship.

Sponsorship candidate applications will be reviewed beginning August 2018, with the opportunity to begin sponsored training as early as September 2018.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 Years Old
  • Legally Eligible to Work in the U.S.
  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED
  • Current FAA Medical Certificate
  • Proficiently Read, Write, & Speak English
  • Hold Minimum of FAA Single-Engine Private Pilot Certificate and Instrument Rating (Commercial Pilot License Preferred)
  • 150 Hours Flight Time (250 Hours if Part 61)
  • Must Maintain FICO Score of 640 or Greater
  • Application for EPS-2

After the application is submitted, qualified applicants will be notified and must provide the following screening materials:

  • $145 Non-Refundable Application Fee
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • DMV Record Check

Applicants who are also enrolling in the Epic-Ameriflight Pathway Program must provide the following additional materials:

  • FBI Background Check
  • 1st Class FAA Medical Certificate

In order to remain in good standing and participate in the sponsorship program, accepted pilots must maintain the below standards:

  • Consistently work full-time as an Epic Flight Instructor once qualified

  • No employment outside of Epic while you are a student training at Epic nor while you are a CFI working at Epic

  • Commit to employment as an Epic Flight Instructor until either ATP minimums are met or until the sponsorship has been repaid in full. Sponsorship repayment is based on hours worked and will be discussed on an individual training basis prior to entering the program

  • Strive for training and instructing excellence. Course program leaders will conduct a performance assessment after initial ground school training. Pilots that do not meet the outlined performance requirements may be removed from the program.

  • Pass two FAA written exams in the first week following completion of ground school

  • Successfully pass checkrides, with a maximum of one failure throughout training

  • Fund FAA checkrides and training supplies (i.e. books, charts, headset). Sponsorship covers tuition only, so pilots must individually cover the necessary course materials


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