Epic Aircraft Mechanic School in Erlanger, Kentucky

Epic Flight Academy Erlanger, Kentucky at CVG Airport
Artist rendering of Epic Flight Academy’s aircraft mechanic school at CVG Airport in Erlanger, KY

Epic Flight Academy is building a new aircraft mechanic school in Erlanger, Kentucky. The school, which will be located on Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) ground, is expected to open in early 2024. Epic is pre-enrolling students for its April 15, 2024 class. Class start date is subject to FAA final approval. FEAM Aero will offer sponsorships.

160 New Price Pike
Erlanger, KY 41048

Phone: 386-409-5583


Certificates That Will Be Offered in Erlanger:

Airframe Mechanic
Powerplant Mechanic
A&P Mechanic

Course Dates:

April 15, 2024
August 12, 2024
October 7, 2024

Epic broke ground on the 32,290 sq. ft. building in April 2023. The building will consist of approximately 15,336 square feet of hangar/training area and 16,954 square feet of classrooms and finished office space. When completed, there will be a total of 10 classrooms, a library, break rooms, cafeteria, and 6 private offices. The parking lot will have 278 parking spaces for students and staff. The hangar will have direct access to CVG taxiways for easy aircraft access directly to the airport.

CVG Airport Cincinnati Map
Map of Cincinnati area showing CVG Airport

Where is Erlanger, Kentucky?

Erlanger, Kentucky is located approximately 10 miles southwest of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the home of CVG Airport – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, KY, which serves more than seven million passengers each year with multiple airlines. CVG is one of the fastest-growing cargo airports in the country and the 7th largest cargo airport in North America. It is also home to Amazon Air’s mega hub and DHL Express’s Global Superhub for the Americas with daily cargo flights. These factors make CVG the perfect location for aircraft mechanic training.

Epic and FEAM CVG Groundbreaking
Representatives from Epic, FEAM Aero, and CVG Airport breaking ground for the new facility in April 2023

About Your Training at Epic

What does a potential student need to know about an aircraft mechanic education? Epic is currently accepting applications for students who can expect to enroll in early 2024. Basic requirements and details about the program, which takes 19 months to complete, are the same as our FAA Part 147 program at our New Smyrna Beach campus. Tuition includes tools and books, and the majority of the training is hands-on. Becoming an aviation maintenance technician is within your reach!

What is the cost for training?

The cost for tuition is $45,000 ($9,000 per course), which includes books, materials, tool set and tool box, and 3 FAA written exams. There is a $145 application fee once you are approved. Upon completion of the program, there is an FAA oral exam and an FAA practical exam. These cost a total of $1,850. Above all, we disclose all costs upfront so you can plan accordingly. Total cost is: $46,995.

  • Tuition: $45,000 (5 courses at $9,000 each)
  • Application fee: $145
  • FAA oral and practical exams: $1,850
  • TOTAL: $46,995

Your education is an investment in your future. You should also know there are many scholarships available for aircraft mechanic training. The good news is, the cost of training is greatly offset by the many jobs available and the generous salaries and signing bonuses. The shortage of aircraft mechanics in a growing aviation industry ensures great career choices.

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